THE MOVEMENT SO FAR

CENTERSTAGE has come a long way since its inception in April 2011 when it started by conducting Film Acting Workshops in the city. Over a period of time, we have added many interesting concepts in Media and broadened our area of work considerably. Since its inception in April 2011, Centerstage Film Acting Workshops has seen over 600+ participants attend the workshops from a variety of backgrounds including aspiring actors, models, students, corporates, homemakers and media professionals.

Browse through the sections below to get an understanding of the kind of work completed by CENTERSTAGE since inception and also catch a glimpse of all that you can expect from this New Wave Media Movement in the days to come...

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THE ACTOR

Interview

Centerstage’s new creative property THE ACTOR is more of a celebration really, where we look to celebrate the craft of an Actor from the Indian Film Industry. Conceptualized and Hosted by Centerstage founder and Creative Head Saad Khan, THE ACTOR will have Saad interview a renowned film actor on his craft and his experiences in the Film & Media Industry in India, for a live audience. The interview will be recorded and presented as a 30-minute web episode for a digital audience as a follow up to the interview. Post the interview, THE ACTOR will conduct an hour long workshop on a topic of his/her choice with the acting students from Centerstage. This will give the students a chance to interact and learn from the actor with practical exposure in the Indian Film Industry.

THE ACTOR is an exclusive event and is open to only Centerstage students and patrons. Each month Centerstage will be working towards bringing one actor to Bangalore, for this valuable discourse.

The first edition of THE ACTOR was held on Sunday, July 7 Actor, with roles in critically acclaimed films such as English Vinglish, Reluctant Fundamentalist, Life of Pi and the recently released Lootera.

For information on THE ACTOR and for branding and publicity tie-ups, please contact Mr. Maaz Khan on +91 98804 45430 or write into info@centerstageindia.com

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STATION

Feature Film (2013)

Genre: Thriller
Language: Hindi
Produced by: Sumit Ghosh Media
DOP: Venkat Gangadhari
Co-produced by: Phoenix Entertainment
Executive Producer
: Karan Rao (Gold Chase Motion Pictures)
Written & Directed by: Saad Khan

Will three psychotic assassins finish a job at a waiting room on a deserted railway station?

Written & Directed by Saad Khan and Produced by Sumit Ghosh, STATION is an independent feature film in Hindi and English that was shot in Bangalore on a RED MX camera (The digital film camera that shot THE SOCIAL NETWORK). The filmmakers roped in Bollywood Bad Man Gulshan Grover in a creative avatar and completed the post production entirely in Mumbai at Prasad Film Labs & Futureworks.

Watch Theatrical Trailer Watch First Look Trailer
STATION on Wikipedia Like STATION on Facebook
More STATION info on IMDB

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THE IMPROV

Improvisational Comedy Show

THE IMPROV is a mad-ical improvisational comedy show created by CENTERSTAGE in 2012. THE IMPROV is performed WITHOUT A SCRIPT by 6 to 8 Actors on any stage where they perform hilarious scenes given to them ON THE POT by the audience. (We actually really mean ON THE SPOT!!!)

Hosted by Filmmaker & Creative Head of CENTERSTAGE - Saad Khan, THE IMPROV is conceptualized and co-hosted by Independent Filmmaker & CENTERSTAGE Partner Siddhanth K.S along with Saad.

THE IMPROV brings to you over a Thousand situations, Random Moments, Funny Moments, Emotional Moments, some Real and some not so Fake Moments. The IMPROV Actors will go where the audience takes them. They won't stop at anything. If you are the audience, you clearly have some fun work here!

Over 30 shows new; also showcased by BLACK DOG EASY EVENINGS to a packed invitee audience in Hyderabad, THE IMPROV recently received a standing ovation in Mumbai at Canvas Laugh Factory in May 2013. What next? A major tour for THE IMPROV is underway. Surge of comedic brilliance will continue…

THE IMPROV – Live at OPUS - Promo THE IMPROV – Dialogue Promo 1
THE IMPROV – Dialogue Promo 2 THE IMPROV So Far - Promo
Like THE IMPROV on Facebook THE IMPROV Youtube Playlist

Download THE IMPROV Brochure for Corporate Shows

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JOINT TRIP

Feature Film (2013)

Genre: Drama
Language: English
Produced by: Rajesh Reddy
Casting by: Centerstage
DOP
: Siddhartha Nuni
Directed by: Siddhanth K. S.

It's all about connect. It all starts from within. That one realisation. Understand, Accept and Embrace. Two women and Gokarna.

JOINT TRIP is a debut independent feature film by Centerstage Partner Siddhanth K.S. and produced by Rajesh Reddy in association with Centerstage.

Watch First Look Trailer

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THE SKETCHES

A Unique Theatrical Production

THE SKETCHES was initialized to provide a performance platform to CENTERSTAGE Actors. Since its inception in Feb 2013, THE SKETCHES has already played twice where over 60 Centerstage performers came together to showcase Thrilling Stories in different genres such as Romance, Drama, Comedy, Action, Mad Comedy, Dark Comedy, Farce and Science Fiction.

Conceptualized by Centerstage Founder & Creative Head Saad Khan and creatively designed by Siddhanth K. S, THE SKETCHES is a 75 to 90 minute artistic stage entertainer that aims to exhibit talent that is honed from the workshops conducted by Centerstage. With Original Stories, Interesting Genres, New Cast and Production Crew each time, THE SKETCHES showcases an interesting mix of theatrical productions giving the audience a thrilling stage experience. How can you be a part of THE SKETCHES? Join the movement, attend the workshop, learn and unlearn, and then debut on Stage to find out if you have it in you to move forward.

THE SKETCHES – May 2013 Promo
THE SKETCHES Picture Gallery

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FILM ACTING WORKSHOPS

Centerstage's much renowned FILM ACTING WORKSHOPS are spread across 8 or 10 super rigorous sessions over a month (Saturdays & Sundays) and will focus on important acting tenets, building a character from inception to realization, the pulse of an actor and not to forget some great moments of fun. The point: To bring out the truthful performer in you! The Film Acting Workshops are conducted by established industry professionals.

Since its inception in April 2011, Centerstage Film Acting Workshops has seen over 600+ participants attend the workshops from a variety of backgrounds including students, corporates, homemakers and media professionals.

For more information call - +91 9620304745 or email us at info@centerstageindia.com

Centerstage Film Acting Workshop Promo
Film Acting Workshop Gallery

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MEDIA, THEATER & COMMUNICATION WORKSHOPS

For Schools, Colleges & Corporates

Today, communication and to be able to communicate effectively has become imperative for young individuals to successfully survive in these competitive times. This is a basic workshop to introduce different aspects of Media, Theater and Communication that will help an individual in Interpersonal and Organizational Communication.

This module is going to be about communicative awareness and using theater as a catalyst which individuals can use to shed their inhibitions, communicate confidently and move forward into the professional world, not just as strong academics, but as holistic individuals. The Workshops are conducted by established industry professionals with years of experience in the field of Media and Theater.

For more information call - +91 9620304745 or email us at info@centerstageindia.com

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STATION

Feature Film (2013)

Genre: Thriller
Language: Hindi
Produced by: Sumit Ghosh Media
DOP: Venkat Gangadhari
Co-produced by: Phoenix Entertainment
Executive Producer
: Karan Rao (Gold Chase Motion Pictures)
Written & Directed by: Saad Khan

Will three psychotic assassins finish a job at a waiting room on a deserted railway station?

Written & Directed by Saad Khan and Produced by Sumit Ghosh, STATION is an independent feature film in Hindi and English that was shot in Bangalore on a RED MX camera (The digital film camera that shot THE SOCIAL NETWORK). The filmmakers roped in Bollywood Bad Man Gulshan Grover in a creative avatar and completed the post production entirely in Mumbai at Prasad Film Labs & Futureworks.

Watch Theatrical Trailer Watch First Look Trailer
STATION on Wikipedia Like STATION on Facebook
More STATION info on IMDB

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JOINT TRIP

Feature Film (2013)

Genre: Drama
Language: English
Produced by: Rajesh Reddy
Casting by: Centerstage
DOP
: Siddhartha Nuni
Directed by: Siddhanth K. S.

It's all about connect. It all starts from within. That one realisation. Understand, Accept and Embrace. Two women and Gokarna.

JOINT TRIP is a debut independent feature film by Centerstage Partner Siddhanth K.S. and produced by Rajesh Reddy in association with Centerstage.

Watch First Look Trailer

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On My Mind

Short Feature (2009)

Genre: Drama
Language: English
Produced by: Blackshirt Media
DOP: Sean Manuel
Written & Directed by: Saad Khan

ON MY MIND is an independent drama film shot in America's Southern States. The film is about a struggling writer and his fight with the Dawson's disease.  Produced by Sean Manuel & John Gerdsen of Blackshirt Media, and Written & Directed by Saad Khan, ON MY MIND premiered at the Acadiana Film Festival, and was later screened at various festivals in the US as well as in India.

Watch Official Trailer

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THE ACTOR

Interview

Centerstage’s new creative property THE ACTOR is more of a celebration really, where we look to celebrate the craft of an Actor from the Indian Film Industry. Conceptualized and Hosted by Centerstage founder and Creative Head Saad Khan, THE ACTOR will have Saad interview a renowned film actor on his craft and his experiences in the Film & Media Industry in India, for a live audience. The interview will be recorded and presented as a 30-minute web episode for a digital audience as a follow up to the interview. Post the interview, THE ACTOR will conduct an hour long workshop on a topic of his/her choice with the acting students from Centerstage. This will give the students a chance to interact and learn from the actor with practical exposure in the Indian Film Industry.

THE ACTOR is an exclusive event and is open to only Centerstage students and patrons. Each month Centerstage will be working towards bringing one actor to Bangalore, for this valuable discourse.

The first edition of THE ACTOR was held on Sunday, July 7 Actor, with roles in critically acclaimed films such as English Vinglish, Reluctant Fundamentalist, Life of Pi and the recently released Lootera.

For information on THE ACTOR and for branding and publicity tie-ups, please contact Mr. Maaz Khan on +91 98804 45430 or write into info@centerstageindia.com

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THE IMPROV

Improvisational Comedy Show

THE IMPROV is a mad-ical improvisational comedy show created by CENTERSTAGE in 2012. THE IMPROV is performed WITHOUT A SCRIPT by 6 to 8 Actors on any stage where they perform hilarious scenes given to them ON THE POT by the audience. (We actually really mean ON THE SPOT!!!)

Hosted by Filmmaker & Creative Head of CENTERSTAGE - Saad Khan, THE IMPROV is conceptualized and co-hosted by Independent Filmmaker & CENTERSTAGE Partner Siddhanth K.S along with Saad.

THE IMPROV brings to you over a Thousand situations, Random Moments, Funny Moments, Emotional Moments, some Real and some not so Fake Moments. The IMPROV Actors will go where the audience takes them. They won't stop at anything. If you are the audience, you clearly have some fun work here!

Over 30 shows new; also showcased by BLACK DOG EASY EVENINGS to a packed invitee audience in Hyderabad, THE IMPROV recently received a standing ovation in Mumbai at Canvas Laugh Factory in May 2013. What next? A major tour for THE IMPROV is underway. Surge of comedic brilliance will continue…

THE IMPROV – Live at OPUS - Promo THE IMPROV – Dialogue Promo 1
THE IMPROV – Dialogue Promo 2 THE IMPROV So Far - Promo
Like THE IMPROV on Facebook THE IMPROV Youtube Playlist

Download THE IMPROV Brochure for Corporate Shows

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THE SKETCHES

A Unique Theatrical Production

THE SKETCHES was initialized to provide a performance platform to CENTERSTAGE Actors. Since its inception in Feb 2013, THE SKETCHES has already played twice where over 60 Centerstage performers came together to showcase Thrilling Stories in different genres such as Romance, Drama, Comedy, Action, Mad Comedy, Dark Comedy, Farce and Science Fiction.

Conceptualized by Centerstage Founder and Creative Head Saad Khan, THE SKETCHES is a 75 to 90 minute artistic stage entertainer that aims to exhibit talent that is honed from the workshops conducted by Centerstage. With Original Stories, Interesting Genres, New Cast and Production Crew each time, THE SKETCHES showcases an interesting mix of theatrical productions giving the audience a thrilling stage experience. How can you be a part of THE SKETCHES? Join the movement, attend the workshop, learn and unlearn, and then debut on Stage to find out if you have it in you to move forward.

THE SKETCHES – May 2013 Promo

THE SKETCHES Picture Gallery

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CLOSER

A play by Patrick Marber, also a successful Motion Picture

Adapted for stage and directed by Centerstage Partner Siddhanth K.S., CLOSER put Centerstage performers Rajiv Khatri and Vaishali Deepak on stage in Feb 2013 by invitation from the prestigious Deccan Herald Theatre Festival where there performances received considerable praise. For more shows of this much appreciated material, please watch this space.

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FILM ACTING WORKSHOPS

Centerstage's much renowned FILM ACTING WORKSHOPS are spread across 8 or 10 super rigorous sessions over a month (Saturdays & Sundays) and will focus on important acting tenets, building a character from inception to realization, the pulse of an actor and not to forget some great moments of fun. The point: To bring out the truthful performer in you! The Film Acting Workshops are conducted by established industry professionals.

Since its inception in April 2011, Centerstage Film Acting Workshops has seen over 600+ participants attend the workshops from a variety of backgrounds including aspiring actor, models, students, corporates, homemakers and media professionals.

For more information call - +91 9620304745 or email us at info@centerstageindia.com

Centerstage Film Acting Workshop Promo

Film Acting Workshop Gallery

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MEDIA, THEATER & COMMUNICATION WORKSHOPS

For Schools, Colleges & Corporates

Today, communication and to be able to communicate effectively has become imperative for young individuals to successfully survive in these competitive times. This is a basic workshop to introduce different aspects of Media, Theater and Communication that will help an individual in Interpersonal and Organizational Communication.

This module is going to be about communicative awareness and using theater as a catalyst which individuals can use to shed their inhibitions, communicate confidently and move forward into the professional world, not just as strong academics, but as holistic individuals. The Workshops are conducted by established industry professionals with years of experience in the field of Media and Theater.

For more information call - +91 9620304745 or email us at info@centerstageindia.com

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Sunday Soul Sante

October 2012

Sunday Soul Sante is Bangalore's Most Loved Flea Market giving Bangaloreans a fun day out in the sun since its inception in 2009. The Market brings together talented and creative vendors from across the country in one place to showcase their designs across various fields such as Art & Craft, Clothing, Home Décor, Food and Music.

Check out the Official After movie of the Sante held in October 2012 at Temple Tree in Sahakarnagar, Bangalore - conceptualized and produced by Centerstage and Gold Chase Motion Pictures.

Watch the Official After Movie

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Soul Christmas

December 2012

The biggest Christmas party in town was held at the Embassy Riding School organized by Next Level Sport and Entertainment and Fun Day Events. The party witnessed the number 6 Trance DJ in the world DJ Lange and a few home grown music superstars such as Addicted to House DJ Rohan Kapoor and Rock Band Galeej Gurus.

The party brought out Bangalore's most gorgeous people onto one arena making it one of the best parties in town.

Check out the Promo Video of the party shot exclusively by Centerstage and Gold Chase Motion Pictures.

Watch the Promo Video

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Reinvent Battle of the Bands

December 2012

December 2012 in Bangalore shifted from being a Christmas & New Year Season to a battleground of sorts! A battleground for Bangalore's most unique and amazing musical talent to compete for the highest honor. Organized by Reinvent Music 15 amazing school bands fought it out to be the best! It was one insane journey!

Check out the slick video conceptualized and produced by Centerstage and directed by Vishal Khimraj.

Watch the Promo

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Sunday Soul Sante

March 2013

Sunday Soul Sante is back with yet another edition of Bangalore's Most Loved Flea Market. Held this time at ITPL in Whitefield, the Sante witnessed a record turnout with many enthusiastic Bangaloreans braving the heat to enjoy a day out with family and to experience a whole new level of FUN, FOOD, FLEA and MUSIC.

Check out the Official After Movie of the Sante conceptualized and produced by Centerstage and Gold Chase Motion Pictures.

Watch the Official After Movie

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Prasad Bidapa Fashion Week

April 2013

GITANJALI present PRASAD BIDAPA FASHION WEEK 2013 supported by the Karnataka State Tourism. Check out the Official After Movie shot by Vishal Khimraj. The movie is conceptualized, executed and produced by Centerstage and Gold Chase Motion Pictures.

Watch the Official After Movie