DSM Open Day Comes to Hyderabad in March 2018

Get a chance to experience world-class training and know more about the PG Diploma in Acting and Theatre making at Drama School Mumbai through the Open Day Series. This month, we hit the city of pearls and biryani – Hyderabad. This free acting workshop will be facilitated Puja Sarup.About the Instructor: Puja Sarup MA (Theatre Arts), University of Mumbai | Helikos International School for Theatre Creation, Italy Puja Sarup is a core team member and faculty of Improv and Devising at...


Applications for Post Graduate Diploma in Acting and Theatre-making for 2018-2019 open on 1st March 2018!

“… you have to be your own champion, be your own superstar, blaze your own path and say YES to every opportunity…” – Sutton Foster (award-winning Broadway Actor) Theatre is a tough nut to crack. But actors are born on stage. The Drama School Mumbai has been the pioneer in training individuals in acting, theatre-making and entrepreneurship for the past 5 years. Applications for the PG Diploma in Acting & Theatre-making open on the 1st of March 2018 This is a one...


"The more awards an artist wins, the less insecure he becomes" - An interview with Ramu Ramanathan

Photo credit: Junoon Mumbai Local Ramu Ramanathan is not a new name in the Indian theatre circuit. In fact, it is a very popular one. He has, to his credentials, some of the most prolific awards in the industry. Recently, Ramu was awarded with the NDTV-Serendipity Arts’ ‘Arts Spectrum’ award in the Performing Arts category. We spoke to him on what it means to be an effective playwright and how he manages to be a journalist and editor by the day and a writer and director by the...


Thespo & Drama School Mumbai: Natyakala Workshop in Baroda

Thespo & The Drama School Mumbai have joined hands to conduct a series of workshops called ‘Natyakala’. Spanning across various cities over 3 months, Natyakala plans to engage the youth across the country, spreading the love for theatre and nurturing the passion they already hold within. Natyakala is a foundation level acting workshop. The workshop will focus on vocals. It will cover breathing techniques, voice modulation and projection. It is an exciting workshop that will help...


Advanced Workshop Programme : Commedia dell'Arte with Marco Ziello

About the InstructorMarco Ziello University of Bologna l Teatro Azione, School of Drama Marco is a theatre actor, director and teacher. He graduated in Performing Arts with Commedia dell’Arte as his specialization from the University of Bologna. He further trained in Commedia dell’Arte at Teatro Azione, School of Drama. Since 2011, Marco has been collaborating with the Porvoo Theatre in Finland as a teacher, director and an actor. He has also been a part of several other...


Performance@theDSM : Museum of Species in Danger

Knowing today’s reality, it will not be wrong to say that safety and freedom of women is in danger. This play is a compilation of monologues of women characters from mythology, modern India from literary works as well. Most of the monologues are written and improvised by the actors themselves. The play attempts to sketch lives of women in India in great detail as to how moving in open spaces is vulnerable to their physical, mental and emotional health. The play has been inspired by...


Conversation@theDSM : Mahesh Dattani with Shanta Gokhale

Mahesh Dattani is a Sahitya Akademi Award winning director working in the Indian theatre industry for over thirty years. Besides directing, Mahesh has also been an actor and playwright. He has a degree in History, Political Science and Economics with post graduation in Marketing and Advertising Marketing. Mahesh has written and directed numerous plays and has also dabbled into making films. His film, Dance Like a Man has won the award for the Best Picture in English awarded by the National...


Performance@theDSM : Kaif - An Evening of Music, Poetry and Stories

Kaif means intoxicated. In this performance, the group will sing songs and tell stories of legends from India who were infamous for being intoxicated in love or music, or both.Featured songs: Shiv Ki Baraat / UP folk song Shiv ji comes with a procession of ghosts, sitting on the Nandi bull with snakes hanging from his neck to receive Parvati, his bride. The song talks about Parvati’s family’s reaction to this eccentric bridegroom. Sohni / Punjabi folk song Sohni crosses the...


Performance@theDSM: Mumbai: The City United

‘Mumbai: The City United’ is a play that highlights the glocal spirit of the city – local as well as global. It throws light on the multicultural and multilingual features of the city and all its difficulties. Concept, visualisation, performance and direction by Akshay Shimpi and Dhanashree Khandkar. Date: 27th January 2018 Time: 7pm Venue: 5th Floor, Mumbai Marathi Sahitya Sangh, Kelewadi, Girgaon, Charni Road (East) Tickets: Rs. 150 Mail: info@thedramaschoolmumbai.in Call: +91...


The Drama School Mumbai Gets A New Logo!

Dear Family, As the Drama School Mumbai grows into its own – and stands free from its parent, Theatre Professionals, it was time to remove the TPPL presence from its logo and identity.While we started with a simple crop, and went on many journeys near and far – we finally came to this place, where we can celebrate the school as we know it, the DSM – and those letters can stand proud and in their own right. In this logo, are the TPPL company colours, a sense of the...