Valedictory function of the National Workshop on Acting was held on November 13, 2021

The valedictory function of the National Workshop on Acting was organized on November 13, 2021, at the Nirmala Institute of Education, Panaji. The chief guest for the function was Prof. Gervasio S F L Mendes, Principal and Professor of Government College, Sanquelim, and Additional Director & Public Grievances Officer of Directorate of Higher Education, Porvorim.

The valedictory function was held in the presence of the chief guest, Professor Mendes, the facilitator of the workshop, Dr. Chandradasan, Officiating Principal of Nirmala Institute of Education, Dr Delia Antao, Sr Filomena D’Souza, from Nirmala Education Society and President of Abhivyaktee- Panaji, Mr Sandip Deshpande.

At the onset of the function, Dr Delia Antao welcomed everyone and congratulated the participants for their immense interest in the field of theatre. Dr Antao has invited all the ex-students who are not a part of the association to do so at the earliest.   Following this, some of the participants, shared their feedback and experience about the workshop.

Later, Dr Chandradasan, highlighted that though not all the participants may pursue professional theatre, they may engage themselves as audience for a good theatre performance.

Professor Gervasio Mendes, spoke about the four stages of progression about acquiring the skills and knowledge. He congratulated the college for collaborating with IQAC, Alumni association and cultural NGO, Abhivyaktee – Panaji. Government College, Sanquelim is a center Post graduate and Doctoral studies for various disciplines in the field of Arts, Science and Commerce. Prof. Mendes on behalf of the Government College extended to collaborate with Nirmala Institute of Education, for exchange programs in the future. He also commended Mrs. Anagha Deshpande’s contribution towards conducting the National level activity.

At the end of the valedictory function, Mr Saish Deshpande, thanked the Nirmala Education Society for hosting the workshop. He also congratulated the Ms Valanky Bothello for coordinating the workshop.

-Valanky Bothello