Indian Classical Dance: Bharatanatyam Workshop
Number of participants
Children ages 5 - 11, Children ages 12 - 18, Seniors, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
About this program
Join Stuti in this unique travel through time and space to the South Indian region and learn everything about the invention of the Bharatanatyam, an Indian classical dance form. Stuti will present a cultural and historical context of this ancient dance, connecting its elements to contemporary dance practices and performing excerpts from her repertory. Participants will learn the basics of Bharatanatyam, including its relationship to yoga and storytelling, the meaning of the salutation, rhythmic footwork in squatted legs, and hand and facial gestures to express emotions.
The Creative Process: use the creative process, the elements of dance, and a variety of sources to develop movement vocabulary; Choreography and Composition: combine the elements of dance in a variety of ways in composing individual and ensemble dance creations; Dance Techniques: demonstrate an understanding of the dance techniques and movement vocabularies of a variety of dance forms from around the world; Performance: apply dance presentation skills in a variety of contexts and performances.
One 75-minute session: $220 + HST
Two 75-minute sessions: $320 + HST
Three 75-minute sessions: $420 + HST