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Moaddabian’s Sitcom Workshop

Dariush MoaddabianDariush Moaddabian

Director, actor, dramatist and translator Dariush Moaddabian is conducting a training workshop on situation comedy (or sitcom), a genre of comedy centered on a fixed set of characters who carry over from episode to episode.

In recent years, Moaddabian, 66, has been more focused on theater education and translation and rarely appears in cinema and theater. From March 9-12, he will hold the 4-day workshop in Dezful, Khuzestan Province.

Moaddabian will be in the southern province on an invitation by the Performing Arts Association of Khuzestan, Honaronline reported.

The association is planning to establish a center in comedy theater, its fifth after Street Theater Center, Revolution and Sacred Defense Theater Center, Ta’zieh Theater Center and Theater Center for Children and Young Adults, to identify the provincial capacities and potentials in the field.

The upcoming workshop ‘Situation Comedy from Idea to Script’ will be conducted in collaboration with Arta Theater Group based in Dezful.

Head of the association Mohammad Yaqoutpour said a second edition of the workshop will be held in mid-spring.


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