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Sun, Jul 07


Sanskriti Kala Kendra

Workshop: Multimedia, Video and Project Design for Live Performance

An introductory workshop on conceptualizing, designing, mapping and operating media-content in theatre, dance and other performances.

Workshop: Multimedia, Video and Project Design for Live Performance
Workshop: Multimedia, Video and Project Design for Live Performance

Time & Location

Jul 07, 2024, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM GMT+5:30

Sanskriti Kala Kendra , Anandagram, Mehrauli-Gurgaon Rd, Anand Gram, Aya Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110047, India

About the event

Kaivalya Plays invites you to 

Workshop: Multimedia, Video and Project Design for Live Performance

An introductory workshop facilitated by Gaurav Singh Nijjer on conceptualizing, designing, mapping and operating media-content in theatre, dance and other performances.  

🗓️ Sunday July 7

⏰ Runs 4:30pm to 6:30pm

📍 Sanskriti Kala Kendra, Aya Nagar, South Delhi 

🎟️ INR 14999/- per participant. Get 20% off on booking on or before 15th June 2024 by purchasing the available Early Bird ticket.


Explore multimedia content in live performance with this introductory workshop. Through examples and practice-led learning, participants will be invited conceptualize, design, map, and operate multimedia elements for a sample script. This workshop is perfect for performers, directors, and designers eager to integrate multimedia into their work. 

During the workshop, participants will explore: 

  • Media Conceptualization: Understand the basics of multimedia in live performance, from initial concept to final execution. Learn how to integrate video, projection, and other digital elements seamlessly into your artistic vision.
  • Video Design: Explore the principles of multimedia design, focusing on aesthetics, functionality, and the technical aspects of creating engaging visual content.
  • Mapping Techniques: Gain hands-on experience with projection mapping, a technique that allows you to project images and videos onto irregular surfaces, creating stunning visual effects that enhance the live performance.
  • Multimedia Operation: Learn the practical skills required to operate media content during a live show, including the use of software and hardware tools. Develop the confidence to manage multimedia elements in real time.

Note: This workshop is open to all kinds of storytellers, performers, designer and creative souls, no prior technical experience is needed. Participants are required to bring their laptops and any recording device (smartphones, DSLR etc) to the workshop as it will be a hands-on, practice-led learning experience. 


Gaurav Singh is a theatre-maker, creative technologist and designer from New Delhi, India whose artistic works explore technology and media in live performance. He brings together his experience in design, digital cultures and data to explore new ways of engaging audiences, in the theatre, at home and elsewhere. He is one-half of the Delhi-based theatre collective Kaivalya Plays and works as a freelance artist with artist collectives in India, United Kingdom and Europe. He recently completed the German Chancellor Fellowship where he conducted a 12-month arts research project on digital theatre and hybrid performances with the Berlin-based Rimini Protokoll. Gaurav studied at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London as a Chevening Scholar. His recent artistic works include ABSURDO (2023), Mining Hate (2023), Climateprov (2023), Trust Me, It’s a Forward (2023) The Amazing Flabby Breasted Virgin & Other Sordid Tales (2022) and Lifeline 99 99 (2021). As a creative technologist, his work often brings live audio, coding, live camera and video, digital platforms, APIs, automations and other digital technologies and tools onto the stage. He has previously received the Parivartan Artistic Research grant for AI in Indian Theatre, the AI to Amplify Fellowship by Goethe Institut, the Stage Jame #4 grant by Schaubude Berlin, the Befantastic AI Arts Fellowship, C3: Creativity, Codes and Community and other grants to support his work in technology in theatre. 


Kaivalya Plays is a performing arts and production company led by Varoon P. Anand as its Artistic Director and Gaurav Singh Nijjer as its General Manager. Since 2012, they have worked consistently, been very noisy, and built transcultural associations across India and the world. Their artistic work includes original, devised theatre performances which are multilingual, interactive and hybrid, use technology and media on stage as well as are built using techniques of improvisational, documentary and physical theatre. Their work includes live performances, education and training, community arts programs, producing guest performances, and more. Improvisational theatre is the cornerstone of Kaivalya’s artistic practice, which they apply to arts programs focused on artistic development, language learning, mental health and wellbeing, gender and representation, and multicultural performances, among other areas. They have received multiple artistic commissions and grants, such as EU MediaFutures Artist for Media grant, Goethe Institut’s Refunction and Gender Bender grants, amongst others. Their recent artistic work includes ABSURDO (2023), Mining Hate (2023), Ollantay (2022), Lifeline 99 99 (2021), Luz Negra (2020) How To Disappear Completely and Never be Found (2020), Unravel (2019), amongst others. Most recently, they received the Creativity Pioneers Fund 2023 from the Moleskine Foundation. 


  • Workshop Pass - Early Bird

    +₹29.98 service fee
    Sale ended
  • Workshop Pass - Regular

    +₹37.48 service fee



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