Using Dramaturgy

Using Dramaturgy ©Flinn Works

Call for Applications

A 10-day workshop on defining dramaturgy and how to integrate a dramaturgical process into the rehearsal room. Designed by Sophia Stepf (Artistic Director, Flinn Works) and Jehan Manekshaw (Head of School, Drama School Mumbai) and presented by the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Kolkata and Bangalore.

This 10-day residential course is for practising and experienced theatre makers who seek to understand the role of a dramaturg in the theatre making process and who wish to develop and refine their dramaturgical skills in order to apply them as dramaturgs on other theatre makers’ projects. 
The course is taught by Götz Leineweber and Sophia Stepf and guest lecturers from India.
November 18 to 27, 2019
December 3 to 12, 2019

Who can apply?

Theatre directors, designers, devisers, playwrights, critics with a minimum of 5 years of experience in making or writing on theatre.

How do I apply?

By downloading and going through the FAQs and then filling out the application form.

How much does it cost?

The course and your stay and food for 10 days will be provided free of cost.
All you have to do is get to the venue on the start date or the evening before.

In addition to the course, select candidates will also have a chance to participate in a 3-day evaluation conference in Bangalore, in August 2020.

More information

Thank you for your interest in the 10-day workshop on Using Dramaturgy.
Below is a link to a series of FAQs, the answers to which you may find useful before you apply.
In reading this, please be mindful that this is a new workshop being designed specifically for Indian theatre practitioners, and while these answers provide further clarity on what the course aims to be, they serve as guidelines only. We will be looking at applications on a case by case basis. 
If you have any questions that are not answered here, or you would like to discuss any of the details presented here with respect to your particular circumstances, we are happy to have a conversation. 
Download the FAQs sheet here:

If you have read the FAQs and are ready to apply, please click here for the Google Form.
If you still have queries, write to


Last date for applications: August 10, 2019.