Actress and Ex-Thespian Huma Qureshi attended the first orientation meeting of the 16th season of Thespo on July 17, 2014 at the celebrated Prithvi Theatre, Mumbai. The orientation meeting was organized as the initial phase of Thespo 16’s journey to interact with budding and potential participants. The Orientation Meetings are a point of contact as well as a roadmap to the annual journey of the buzzing affair.
Titled Thespo 16 “Plug-In to the Tamasha”, the event started with the opening song followed by screening of the Thespo AV. A scene from the play The E.Q. was staged, which was also the part of last years Thespo 15 festival. Followed by this the plans for Thespo 16 were introduced to the attendees during the meeting. Huma took the centre-stage amidst the packed audience of over 243 participants and shared her journey and experience of Thespo.
Actress Huma Qureshi, commented, “Theatre is a form of unique performance art that presents the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience. I am happy and proud that my career began with Thespo, it has helped me throughout my professional career. I believe it is a great platform for every theatre lover as it helps budding talent fulfill their inner potential.
Quasar Thakore Padamsee, Artistic Director, QTP which manages Thespo says, “We are extremely excited about Thespo 16. The turnout has been amazing and we are looking forward to some excellent talent coming up this year. We now head around the country for more Orientations, so that we can spread the Thespo message to the rest of India.”
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—————–Shalaka Shah(Crisscross Communications)