Last month, Tamasha, The Circus Space, Ice and Fire and sound/visual
Oswaldo Macia came together to present the second workshop
week of The Arrival. Check out the photo gallery on the new
To widen the pool of performers for The Arrival, Tamasha,
Upswing and The Circus Space will be running a free two-week
training course for black, Asian and minority ethnic actors,
dancers and physical performers who wish to try their hand
at circus and aerial arts.
two-week course will blah blah blah
Kristine Landon-Smith's recent masterclass at the National
Institute of Dramatic Arts in Sydney ou can find out more
about Tamasha's unique practave.
Facebook page and new birthday blog. ear and was one a number
of actors nominated for the award by Tamasha.
House of Bilquis Bibi - cast announced
Kristine Landon-Smith and director/actor Amit Sharma have
just returned from the National
Student Drama Festival in Scarborough where they
delivered workshops on verbatim theatre techniques, as used
in Tamasha's 2005/6 comedy The
Trouble with Asian Men. The two scheduled workshops
proved popular and soon led to a third, in which 11 students
turned their new material into a 30 minute show, which they
performed in the bar that night to a very appreciative audience!
Talawa 7 – 11 April
Centre, London SE1
TalwaA major new festival celebrating all things Indian -
from music, dance and books to film, food and fashion. With
a rare classical concert by A R Rahman, the best UK bhangra
with Nihal, and a musical evening with the Grewal family,
there really is something for everyone. More>
Lesbian Iranian 13 April - 8 May
Theatre, London W1
Five years on from the closure of her controversial play Behzti,
Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti’s Behud is a playful response
to the events of that time and a satirical look at the theatre
Other ones 17 April - 16 May
Royal Stratford East, London E15
Get ready to shake your shoulders and twist those lightbulbs
as Rifco’s new show charts the huge success of bhangra in
the UK - a musical guaranteed to lift you from the dhol drums!
The Indian Portrait / The Singh Twins until
at the National
Portrait Gallery, London W1
For the first time in the UK, a stunning collection of Indian
portraits spanning three centuries, presented alongside an
exhibition by contemporary artists, The Singh Twins. More>
Cyrus Todiwala, celebrity chef, master of
spices and a faithful supporter of Tamasha for many years,
has joined the Real
Food Festival brigade at Borough Market, just down
the road from the Tamasha office. Mr Todiwala's award-winning
Splendidly Spicy Pickles, Chutneys and Cooking Sauces are
making taste buds tingle every Thursday.
Drop by on a Thursday and mention Tamasha to get a 15% discount
on all purchases over five pounds. You'll find Mr Todiwala's
stall on Jubilee Market at Borough
Market, between Winchester and Stoney Street.
With best wishes from everyone at Tamasha.
Radia, Muzz Khan and Peter Singh in Ishy Din's Snookered
- performed at the Gate Theatre last month as part of
the Propeller project. Photo: Robert Workman.
Bilquis Bibi events
National Student Drama Festival
Elsewhere in London