The Twelfth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Thursday, November 18th to Sunday, November 21st 2021

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Script and Stage : Writing For Differently Abled Actors.

  • Thursday, 19th Nov
  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm IST

Learn the art of writing and choreographing  plays for performers with special needs from Istvan Vörös and  Dorka Farkas.

Workshop Profile:

-Understanding  Disabilities and talents of persons with special needs
-Writing for a stage performance by mentally challenged people
-Methods, skills and approaches to scripting
-Staging and choreographing a performance with differently abled actors
-Watch some performances
-Start your script now!

An Introduction to the Facilitator

Dorka Farkas is a director and choreographer has accumulated long years of experience in staging improvisational dance theatre performances with physically disabled performers as well as in artistic skill development of visually impaired people. For the past 5 years she has been working with the Budapest based Baltazar Theatre Company, the only professional theatre group in Hungary employing mentally disabled actors.

Istvan Vörös is a poet, writer and playright, a professor of literature and creative writing. He has already written 7 plays staged by Baltazar Theatre Company.



Private: Dorka Farkas

Dorka Farkas is a Hungary based artiste, director-choreographer of Baltazar Theatre Company, the only professional theatre in Hungary employing mentally disabled actors.

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Private: István Vörös

István Vörös is a writer, poet, professor of literature and creative writing.

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