The Adventures of the Brave Navigator in the Unknown Sea
Theatre workshop for children at Fundação Oriente Delegation in Goa
Between the 3rd and 13th April 2017, the Delegation of Fundação Oriente in Goa hosted a theatre workshop entitled The Adventures of the Brave Navigator in the Unknown Sea.
Having as a background the first voyages to discover the sea route to India, this workshop explored important aspects of Goan identity and cultural heritage, highlighting a shared and common legacy.
Thought the metaphors of dramatic narrative, the participants explored feelings such as fear, longing, the unknown, uncertainty and contact with new realities and cultures. Through dramatic play, The Adventures of a Brave Navigator in Unknown Seas intended to promote a journey of self-discovery, reassurance and emotional intelligence.
The construction of a theatre set for the final presentation allowed the children to explore their craftsmanship and creativity. Friends and family were the audience for the show presented on the last day of this workshop.
This project was developed and implemented by Sara Paz (Porto 1977) e Silvia de Luigi (Roma 1990) as part of their MA in Applied Theatre, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, UK.