Online Course In Dance : Kuchipudi

The theatrical art form of Kuchipudi develops both the theatre acting and dancing skills of the student. Dance training is holistically combined with yogic practices to enhance both dances and help bring out inner creativity. 

Kuchipudi - Nritya Ankura (Beginner Level) - Module 1, Level 1

Learn the fundamentals of Kuchipudi online.

About the course

This course will polish the basics of Kuchipudi dance while establishing a foundation for those looking forward to embarking on this journey. The experienced team of WFAC trainers and professionals have curated a 14 module program to complete the curriculum up to the Visharad (graduation) level, as recognized by universities across the globe. These modules are of varying lengths (3 months to 6 months). Once a module is completed, you are eligible to join the next one.

Course Overview

  1. Namaskaaram .
  2. Basic Movement Vocabulary – Aramandi, Soushtavam , PadaBheda, Sthanakas.
  3. Asamyutha and Samyutha Hastas.
  4. Adugu (Adugulu) : basic unit in Kuchipudi dance.; Footwork.
  5. Understanding Tala and Laya.
  6. Basic Hastas .
  7. Short Abhinaya Piece
Know Your Teacher

Karpagam Venkatraman

Kuchipudi Artist Vidushi Karpagam Venkatraman is a senior disciple of Karnataka Kalashree Late Smt.Lakshmi Rajamani. She is the founder of Sri Bala Lathika Kuchipudi Centre which has trained hundreds of students and a number of her students have successfully completed their Kuchipudi arangetram under her guidance. Screen reader support enabled. Kuchipudi Artist Vidushi Karpagam Venkatraman is a senior disciple of Karnataka Kalashree Late Smt.Lakshmi Rajamani. She is the founder of Sri Bala Lathika Kuchipudi Centre which has trained hundreds of students and a number of her students have successfully completed their Kuchipudi arangetram under her guidance. Turn on screen reader support WFAC International Desk has joined the document.

Course details

Duration: 6 months

No of classes: 8 classes /month 

Medium of Instruction: English

The course begins: From 17th May onwards

Days

Mondays: 6.30 pm to 7.30 pm IST Wednesdays: 6.30 pm to 7.30 pm IST

Teacher: Karpagam Venkatraman

Fees per month

National: Rs.1500/-

International – $50

Kuchipudi - Nritya Ankura (Beginner Level) - Module 1, Level 2

Learn the second level of the beginner’s module of Kuchipudi online.

About the course

This course will polish the basics of Kuchipudi dance while establishing a foundation for those looking forward to embarking on this journey. The experienced team of WFAC trainers and professionals have curated a 14 module program to complee the curriculum upto the Visharad (graduation) level, as recognised by universities across the globe. These modules are of varying lenghts (3 months to 6 months). Once a module is completed, you are eligible to join the next one.

Course Overview

The course is open to students who have completed the beginners course in Kuchipudi at Art of Living Academy of Performing Arts or any student who has a minimum of 6 months prior training in Kuchipudi. The experienced team of WFAC trainers and professionals have curated a 14 module program to complete the curriculum upto the Visharad (graduation) level, as recognised by universities across the globe. These modules are of varying lengths (3 months to 6 months). Once a module is completed, you are eligible to join the next one.

Know Your Teacher

Karpagam Venkatraman

Kuchipudi Artist Vidushi Karpagam Venkatraman is a senior disciple of Karnataka Kalashree Late Smt.Lakshmi Rajamani. She is the founder of Sri Bala Lathika Kuchipudi Centre which has trained hundreds of students and a number of her students have successfully completed their Kuchipudi arangetram under her guidance. Screen reader support enabled. Kuchipudi Artist Vidushi Karpagam Venkatraman is a senior disciple of Karnataka Kalashree Late Smt.Lakshmi Rajamani. She is the founder of Sri Bala Lathika Kuchipudi Centre which has trained hundreds of students and a number of her students have successfully completed their Kuchipudi arangetram under her guidance. Turn on screen reader support WFAC International Desk has joined the document.

Assisting teachers

Kalpitha M Kumar

Kalpitha M Kumar has learnt Kuchipudi for 7 years under the guidance of Vidushi Karpagam Venkatraman. She has performed in prestigious festivals like Doordarshan Navashakthi Vaibhava.

Vibha S Prasad

Vibha S Prasad has trained under Karnataka Kalashree Late Smt Lakshmi Rajamani and Vidushi Karpagam Venkatraman. A distinction holder of KSEEB, she has performed extensively on stage and television. Screen reader support enabled. Kuchipudi Artist Vidushi Karpagam Venkatraman is a senior disciple of Karnataka Kalashree Late Smt.Lakshmi Rajamani. She is the founder of Sri Bala Lathika Kuchipudi Centre which has trained hundreds of students and a number of her students have successfully completed their Kuchipudi arangetram under her guidance. Turn on screen reader support WFAC International Desk has joined the document.

Course details

Duration: 6 months

No of classes: 8 classes /month

Medium of Instruction: English

The course begins: From 17th May onwards

Days

Mondays: 5.00 pm to 6.00 pm IST Wednesdays: 5.00 pm to 6.00 pm IST

Teacher: Karpagam Venkatraman

Assistants: Kalpitha M Kumar, Vibha S Prasad

Fees per month

National: Rs.1500/-

International – $50