Aesthetics of Indian Classical Dance Workshop
Time & Location
About the Event
Sat., April 24: Session 1 – Classicism, a value system steeped in the philosophy of Yoga and the deep influences of this on the form of Classical Indian Dance.
Sun., April 25: Session 2 – The unique place of dance in general & classical Indian dance in particular in the family of arts.
Sat., May 1: Session 3 – Dance as a symbol of Existence & The Dance Of Shiva
Sat., May 8: Session 4 - The 2 facets of Indian Dance – Nritta
Sat. May 15: Session 5 – Nritya or abhinaya, a composite art, a complete dance expression
Sun. May 16: Session 6 – Dance as a devotion from the beginning of History culminating in the Bhakti movement.
Sangeet Natak Akademi recipient, Mandakini Trivedi teaches this six session workshop about the Aesthetics of Indian Classical Dance. A dancer, scholar, choreographer and the Creative Head of Nateshvari Dance Gurukul, Mandakini will communicate the world view that Indian dance provides in simple relatable terms and give clarity to what makes Indian Classical Dance unique.
Each session is likely to contain some demonstration or participative practice.