Your First Step To Professional Theatre Experience
Youth Theatre Circle (YTC) is a platform for young actors, aged 14-19 yrs to access drama-training and performance opportunities with Delhi's foremost theatre group, the Actor Factor Theatre Company and get assessed by Trinity College London. YTC members will meet Saturdays & Sundays through 16 weeks and work on a classical text to prepare a full-length play produced by Actor Factor. In the process the members will go through rigorous training modules, carefully designed to take you step-by-step to cope up with the demands of professional theatre.
YTC reflects the intensity and discipline of professional drama training, so we require a firm commitment from applicants to attend the weekly sessions.
Perform In A Full-Length Play Produced By Actor Factor
During the course of 16 weeks, the YTC members will work to prepare a full-length play produced by Actor Factor. There will be a minimum of two public performances of the play at Actor Factor’s own performance space- Kaala Dibba (Black Box) and subsequently at other venues across Delhi.
Work with a classical dramatic-text like Shakespeare and a modern classic like Brecht or Beckett. Learn to understand it in its original and present context with the intention of producing a full length play.
Voice & Speech
Learn the techniques to project, articulate and speak with clarity using breath. Understand the human sound apparatus and lean the excerices to keep it fit.
Understand the fundamentals of the Laban movement techniques and Kalaripayattu. Learn a movement oriented physical exercise regime to build rhythm, fexiblity and stamina in your body.
Learn to look at the characters and situations from different point of views, develope perspectives and understand the relationship between space and time in the context of theatre.
Tom Edward Kane
BA Acting, Royal Academy Of Dramatic Art
Tom Edward-Kane is an actor, writer and director from London, England.
After studying with the National Youth Theatre in 2012, and participating in the National Theatre's 'New Views' writing competition, Tom would go on to win a place at the prestigious Royal Academy Of Dramatic Art in central London; Graduating in 2016 with a BA in acting. Since then, he has appeared in a number of productions, including Mike Leigh's upcoming historical drama 'Peterloo' (2018) and a national tour of Richard Bean's farming Saga 'Harvest' (2017) for New Perspectives. However, this is not all: Under the watchful eye of RADA's Nona Shepphard, Tom has been thoroughly trained in the running and directing of Drama Workshops, and has continued this work across the UK. Most recently, 'Billy Mason'- a musical written, composed and directed by Tom- premiered at the RADA festival in August of 2018.
Licentiate Trinity College London
Vaishali Chakravarty is India's leading drama educator for chidren and a contemporary theatre practicioner. In her distinguished career, Vaishali has worked in several full length productions with the Actor Factor Theatre Company. She is currently the Artistic Director at Actor Factor.
She helps top schools across the country to revamp their drama curriculum. She works with non-profit organizations to introduce drama education in municipal and punchayat schools. She also conducts life skills training programs for children and young adults at her several centres in New Delhi, Gurgaon and Kochi.
In addition to learning under theatre veterans like Sabitri Devi and Late Heisnam Kanhailal, Vaishali has formally trained in Drama & Speech and has subsequently been awarded the ‘Associate of Trinity College London – (ATCL) Diploma with Distinction’ and 'Licentiate of Trinity College London - (LTCL) Degree with Merit' in Speech & Drama and Performance Arts respectively. She attended the Shakespeare Summer School at the Royal Academy Of Dramatic Art (RADA), London and was also a participant at the International Drama Teachers’ Conference at the Royal National Theatre, London.
Saturdays & Sundays 4PM to 7PM
13,14, 20, 21, 27, 28
3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31
1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29
12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 22
23 (07:00PM To 08:30PM) SHOW!
Total Number Of Training Days
Total Hours Of Training
Age Group: 14-19 years
Venue: Actor Factor Studio,
416/2, 3rd Floor, Ghitorni Market
(Lane In Front Of Metro Pillar No. 127), MG Road,
New Delhi – 110 030
Fee: Rs 15000/- per month
The total program fee for the 4-month program is Rs 60,000/-, payable in two installments of Rs 30,000 each, first at the begining of the program and the second by 07 August 2019.
1. Applications are invited from students in the age group of 14 to 19 years.
2. Applicants are required to perform a monologue of about 2 minutes from a play of their choice and upload its VIDEO.
3. A list of successful candidates will be published after the reviewing all the applications.