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Things to do on the weekend: Acting classes for adults in Dubai
After all, we all need some drama in our lives
Acting classes for adults by Dubai-based theatre actor, director, and entrepreneur
If you’re looking to upskill your acting skills or just aspiring to try your hands at something new, then it’s never too late to join an adult acting class. For, yes, as they say, we all need some drama in our lives. Join EnAct’s weekly classes — held every Sunday at a studio in Dubai, with the facilitator, Rashmi Kotriwala. Rashmi, a well-known name in the performing arts circle of Dubai, walks the students through the basic principles of acting. The classes are designed to give the participants a chance to test their knowledge, with practical exercises and tasks. Other than covering the basic elements of the training of the mind, body, and voice to effectively fulfill the demands of a role; the course also teaches one how to approach the scripts and characters, how to prepare for a role, and more. A minimum of three months (12 sessions) is what you’d be required to sign up for.
What: EnAct’s Adult Acting Classes
At: Powerhouse Studioz, Damac Business Heights, Barsha Heights
On: Sundays, 11 am to noon (Duration: one hour)
Fees: Dh 1550 for three months
Registration at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Get social with EnAct: @en_act
Know more about Enact: www.enactevents.com
About the facilitator: Rashmi Kotriwala is a well-known name in the performing arts circle of Dubai. She has directed several award-winning plays and acted and produced plays, festivals, and entertainment events over the last 12 years in Dubai, Doha, and India. She teaches drama at her platform, EnAct, and was also the co-founder of a popular community theatre space in Dubai.
About EnAct: EnAct, a platform to promote performing arts, was founded in 2019. The organisation, initially known as Udaan, was conceived to showcase Indian tradition and culture through performing arts. By the end of 2020, Udaan was renamed EnAct in line with the objective of enabling the performing arts community and audience, both in English and Hindi. EnAct’s cultural repertoire is varied and includes, apart from plays, open mic events, play reading sessions, motivational talks, etc. At EnAct, workshops are held for children and adults, at two levels — beginners and advanced. EnAct also trains children to take the Trinity College examinations for Drama.