A One -day International Level Workshop on New Directions in Theatre Techniques was organized by Department of English (Aided) on 9th January 2019 in Dr.Marappa G.Aruchami Auditorium .Prof S.Nagaraja, Head of the Department welcomed the gathering. Dr.V.Balasubramaniam , Principal presided over the inaugural function and rendered the presidential address. The inaugural address was given by Dr.P.Rajani, Former Professor, Madras Christain College, Chennai. Dr.Diwakar Thomas, Senior Professor of English offered felicitations.
The Chief Trainers of the workshop were Dr.Terry Converse , Emeritus Professor,Washington State University and Director of Phoenix World Theatre ,Kochi and Mrs Charu Narayanan, Artistic Director ,The Delta Study, Fort Kochi. The workshop had two Technical Sessions namely ‘Mask Acting’ and ‘Directing Strategies for the Stage’. Due to its highly participatory nature, registration to the workshop had to be selective and around 32 faculty members, research scholars and students were trained. The feedback was exceedingly encouraging and the workshop was lauded for its uniqueness. The certificates were distributed by the resource persons. Dr.Shobha Ramaswamy, Assistant Professor of English proposed the vote of Thanks.