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Navarasa Classes for Dancers

Navarasa Classes for Dancers

Conducted by Odisha-based Madhusmita Mohanty, this 3-session online workshop is specially curated for dancers to gain in-depth perspective on the art of navarasas. Through these classes, dancers will learn the techniques involved in executing the various navarasas as well as the subtle nuances of each rasa. This greater awareness will serve dancers well to enhance their performance. Madhusmita Mohanty was initiated into Odissi Dance by Guru Smt. Tamala Patra at the tender age of six. She then went on to receive formal training at the Orissa Dance Academy, Bhubaneswar and later groomed into a...

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Kathakali Festival

Kathakali Festival

NEW DATES!! Following the success of the festival last year, we bring you Kathakali Festival 2020! This time we present Kuchelavritham from the Bhagavata and Kacha Devayani Charitham from the Mahabharata . In addition, this year will also feature a Kathakali Demonstration by world-renowned Kalamandalam Rajasekharan, retired principal of Kerala Kalamandalam. Principal artistes: Kalamandalam Rajasekharan Kalamandalam Biju Kalarangam Bijulal Pathiyoor Sankarankutty Sadanam Ramakrishnan Kalamandalam Achutha Warrier Supporting artistes: Kalamandalam Yaswanth Sadanam Vivek Arya Sreekumar Soneiya...

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Kathakali Festival

Kathakali Festival

NEW DATES!! Following the success of the festival last year, we bring you Kathakali Festival 2020! This time we present Kuchelavritham from the Bhagavata and Kacha Devayani Charitham from the Mahabharata . In addition, this year will also feature a Kathakali Demonstration by world-renowned Kalamandalam Rajasekharan, retired principal of Kerala Kalamandalam. Principal artistes: Kalamandalam Rajasekharan Kalamandalam Biju Kalarangam Bijulal Pathiyoor Sankarankutty Sadanam Ramakrishnan Kalamandalam Achutha Warrier Supporting artistes: Kalamandalam Yaswanth Sadanam Vivek Arya Sreekumar Soneiya...

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Marabu – The First Ripple

Marabu – The First Ripple

Presented as the first part of a trilogy, the dance-theatre performance is set in the zenith of the Srivijayan empire and traces the passage of the Indian community from India to the Malay peninsula. This creative retelling of historical events revolves around the protagonist – a peasant – and his journey through the Chola invasion, that eventually leads to the construction of the Bhujanga Valley temples. Created specially for Singapore’s bicentennial celebrations, the collaborative piece will be presented as part of Esplanade’s Kalaa Utsavam 2019 and sees veteran artist and...

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Marabu – The First Ripple

Presented as the first part of a trilogy, the dance-theatre performance is set in the zenith of the Srivijayan empire and traces the passage of the Indian community from India to the Malay peninsula. This creative retelling of historical events revolves around the protagonist – a peasant – and his journey through the Chola invasion, that eventually leads to the construction of the Bhujanga Valley temples. Created specially for Singapore’s bicentennial celebrations, the collaborative piece will be presented as part of Esplanade’s Kalaa Utsavam 2019 and sees veteran artist and...

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