The Department of Konkani of Carmel College organised a guest lecture for its students on Street Play by Kavindra Phaldesai on 21st August in the college .Mr Phaldesai  ia a well renowned name in the field of Street Play . He has written many books on the topic and  also acted in many street plays. He started his acting career at a young age and has trained many groups in Street Plays.   He spoke to the students on the various aspects of the Street Play – the choice of a chorus , slogans , costume , pyramids , dialogues , audience ,use of musical instruments like the ghumot , dhol and others. He regaled the audience with a lot of examples and guided them on how to spread a powerful message through a street play without the use of a mike or a stage or props.

Later he had a workshop for the students in which three groups of students were given a topic each  and the students worked on their own ideas , dialogues and  put up street plays starting with the chorus , acting , shouting out slogans  , using various instruments. The  students were enriched with knowledge and practical experience. The programme was compered by Swizzle Rodrigues and the guest was introduced by Shivani Phadte .