On July 2014, after signing an agreement with Barcelona Theatre Institute (Spain) to receive Master Degree students for final practice, Trimukhi Platform started an innovative educational program aimed at giving to 10 young people in Borotalpada village the tools and knowledge necessary to undertake important responsibilities in the Cultural Centre. Which projects to set-up in Trimukhi Cultural Centre? What are the desires of the village community members? What are the needs also? And what to invent? How to concrete each project? Who are the people responsible for this activity or for that one? What are the different ways to do art nowadays? How to build an art program open to the diversity of propositions that exists? How to maintain the quality of each production? How to speak in a microphone? What to tell to the audience? How to speak about art creations? Which words to use? What does a piece of art produce in us? As most of the artist guests come from Latin America, why not to learn Spanish so to be able to talk more with them and to understand better what happens during our rehearsals? As each year the sound system we contract is bad, why not to learn ourselves to manage it properly? These are some of the many questions that Trimukhi Platform tries to attempt during the Crash Courses sessions.
The first session was held during ten days, from July 12 to July 21, 2014 at Trimukhi Cultural Centre, starting at 8 am and concluding at 6 pm:
- Spanish language Yazel Parra Nahmenes and Sukla Bar Chevallier
- Art analysis and cultural project planning Jean-Frédéric Chevallier and Sukla Bar Chevallier
- Voice training and speech construction in front of a microphone Yazel Parra Nahmenes
- Sensibility to sound and music (exploration trough body exercises) Yazel Parra Nahmenes and Sukla Bar Chevallier
As a concrete result of this first session of courses : from 28th July to 20th October 2014, 3 hours’ class were held daily in Trimukhi Cultural Centre to help Borotalpada children with their study. The project was organised in an autonomous manner by the local youth of the Santal village with the support of the local primary school.