Tanghalang Pilipino Holds Summer Workshop

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MANILA, Philippines - Tangahalang Pilipino(TP) will hold an annual summer acting workshop. Classes on Children's Theater 1 and 2 will teach creative dramatics to kids using games, storytelling, movements, music and props as tools of expression. Children aged five to eight years old may enrol in Children's Dramatic Theater 1 while the nine to 12-year-olds may enrol in Children's Dramatics 2.

For teenagers, TP offers a course on Musical Teen Theater which integrates creative drama, music, writing, movement and visual arts. Script analysis and voice for theater are likewise incorporated in the course.

In Beginning Acting (17 years old and above),TP features a practical application of the rudiments of acting including concentration, spontaneity, improvisation, confidence, body and voice preparation, characterization and script analysis to create a unique and authentic life onstage, television and film.

Courses on production and stage management are also available.

Veteran screen and stage actors such as Shamaine Centenera-Buencamino, Irma Adlawan-Marasigan, Antony Buencamino, Dr. Grace Evangelista and Dr. Letty Ho are the speakers. Classes start on April 10. Course fee is at Php 8,000. For more information, call 832-3661.

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