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The Tripura wing of National School of Drama conducted a three-day Theatre in Education (TIE) Workshop on Acting for Creativity at Digboi College from February 28 to March 1, 2020.

Altogether 42 students were trained with special care in the acting skills, developing their personality, intercultural learning analysis, problem solving, self awareness, creative thinking, create fearless atmosphere, encouraging the participants, etc.

The programme started with introduction by Dr Dip Saikia, principal of Digboi College.

Other members of the workshop committee were also present.

The sessions were carried out by Sonit Jyoti Saikia and Dipika Dutta Mukherjee as resource persons who are the alumnus of National School of Drama TIE Wing, Tripura.

It was an interesting session where students could learn the basics of the drama and its different types.

The duo discussed about the creative challenge, emotional expression, improvisation, elements in the drama, purpose of the drama, emotional thoughts and expressions, details about forum theatre, differences between stage play and forum, problem solving situations, story whoosh, and about the scopes of further courses in drama in the theatre in education.

The students’ feedback was excellent and a month long training will be also conducted in the summer vacation for the Digboi College students.

Avik Chakraborty

Avik Chakraborty is Northeast Now Correspondent in Dibrugarh. He can be reached at: