Writing Through Movement: Moved to Write with Yuki Ellias, Sneh Sapru and Tapas Boro

Performing Arts
Workshops / Masterclass
Saturday, 25th March 2017
From 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM (IST)
Essar House, 11 K. K. Marg, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai - 400034.


Avid Learning presents a third iteration of the hugely popular Writing Through Movement Workshop series with the creators of three-time META 2017 award winning show, Elephant in the Room.

Movement Director, Filmmaker, Actor and Teacher Yuki Ellias, and Copywriter, Screenwriter and Playwright, Sneh Sapru will be joined by Contemporary Dancer, Choreographer and Actor, Tapas Boro.  As in the past, this will be a paid day-long workshop which guides audiences on how to use movement and the body to connect with their inner untapped sources of creativity. Come explore the way muscle, nerves, and breath connect with writers' impulses, sounds, and words. 

Whether it’s learning how to attune your body and mind through movement and enhancing depth in your writing by working on a more physical plane, this workshop is sure to give you a multisensory experience of time and space and help you plumb hidden creative complexities.

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Yuki Ellias

Yuki Ellias

Actor, Director, Choreographer

Yuki Ellias is an actor, director, movement choreographer from Mumbai. Her 2017 shows include Elephant in the Room which won 3 META 2017 awards for best Actor female, Lighting Design and Costumes; and a children’s dance-theatre show about growing up called "Keep Calm & Dance". From the Jacques Lecoq School in Paris she is also a trained pedagogue from the London International School for Performing Arts. Yuki is a convenor and pedagogical advisor at the Drama School Mumbai. She has performed at the RSC, The Sydney Theatre Co, The Roundhouse London, Teatro Roman Verona with the internationally acclaimed A Midsummer Night's Dream directed by Tim Supple.

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Tapas Boro

Tapas Boro

Contemporary Dancer , Choreographer and Actor

Tapas Boro has completed his Traning Diploma from The Terence Lewis Dance Academy and also trained at Danceworx in various dance styles like contemporary, jazz, hip-hop and aerial silk under Rajesh Rao. He has been a part of the Broadway Musical 'Beauty and the Beast, and Jugnee Indo-Contemporary Festival. He is currently a choreographer and performer in the dance-theatre show “Keep Calm & Dance”.

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Sneh Sapru

Sneh Sapru

Screen Play & Play Writer

Sneh Sapru is a multi-disciplinary writer who began her journey as a copywriter and has branched out into story, screenplay and play writing. In the past seven years, she has worked on various brand films and campaigns for companies like Unilever, Reliance, Kalpataru, Mahindra Finance, Aditya Birla Group among others. She is currently working on projects for web shows, films and has just written her first play - Elephant in the Room which won three awards and was nominated for best original script at the META Awards 2017.

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