Town Talk

August 2, 2020

Events in Lahore this week

Art of Dramatic Writing, a two-month online course hosted by Ajoka Theatre Pakistan, begins on August 8. Classes will be held over Zoom from 3pm to 5pm on every Saturday.

The course is meant for “those interested in honing their writing skills in conceiving, developing and refining writing for theatre and screen.” It will be mentored by acclaimed writer and director Shahid Nadeem who is also the executive director of Ajoka. Individual mentoring will also be provided, according to a student’s requirement.

The course will culminate in a live performance of selected works and streamed across various digital platforms.

Course fee: Rs 4,000/- per month.

Limited number of spaces are available.

Those interested can register online at or email at

Socially distanced art classes continue on Sundays at the House of NANNAs for limited attendance with masks. Timings: 11am to 2pm.

Drawing boards and benches are provided. Bring your own lunch and some soap cakes for the needy.

The classes are held under the tutelage of senior artist and conservationist Dr Ajaz Anwar.

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