Odissi For Beginners

A foundation course in Odissi - A traditional dance form from Odisha

English
Instructed by Shubhada Varadkar
About instructor

Shubhada Varadkar

Shubhada Varadkar is an exponent of the Odissi form of Indian Classical Dance. A disciple of the late Padmavibhushan Guru Shri Kelucharan Mohapatra, Shubhada Varadkar is the recipi...
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Course overview

Master the Indian Classical Dance form of Odissi with Shubhada Varadkar and learn the importance of the music and culture of Odisha.


Shubhada Varadkar is a disciple of the late Padmavibhushan Guru Shri Kelucharan Mohapatra, Shubhada Varadkar is the recipient of a Senior Fellowship by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India. Shubhada has performed at various festivals including the Elephanta Festival, Kalidas Festival, Ellora Festival, Pune Festival, Art in Action Festival UK, Natyanjali Festival Chidambaram, Puri Festival, Mumbai Festival, Taj Mahotsav-Agra, ICCRs Malhar Mahotsav New Delhi, and Virasat Festival to name a few.


Who is this ideal for: For beginners looking to build a strong foundation in Odissi or a connection with the culture of Odisha. 


No of Sessions: 12


Ep 1. Basics-Pranam with explanation, hastas.

Ep 2. Odissi- origin, history, basics movements, tribhang

Ep 3. Natya Shastra.

Ep 4. Battu Nritya story, Chauk and tribhang movements, hastas, Jagnath Stuti

Ep 5. Odissi Dance Recital sequence, Nritta in Odissi Dance

Ep 6. Gurus, Intermediate movements

Ep 7. Jumps and drills

Ep 8. Intermediate movements, Tihai, Padhant

Ep 9. Evolution of Odissi, Hastas, Vishnu Vandana, Repotoire

Ep 10. Temple Sculptures, Vishnu Vandana

Ep 11. Asthapadi, Trikhandi Pranam, and revision

Ep 12.Conclusion and overview


Course Details
  • This course is for beginners
  • Total number of of lessons- 12
  • Access valid for 6 months ( from the date of purchase )
Requirements
  • Interest in Indian Classical Dance
  • Ghunghroo
Curriculum for this course
12 Lessons
Introduction
5 Lessons
  • Episode 1

    Basics-Pranam with explanation, hastas

    .
  • Episode 2

    Odissi- Origin, history, basics movements, tribhang

    .
  • Episode 3

    Basics, Explanation of Natya Shastra

    .
  • Episode 4

    Battu Nritya story, Chauk and tribhang movements, hastas, Jagnath Stuti

    .
  • Episode 5

    Odissi Dance Recital sequence, Nritta in Odissi Dance

    .
Level-Up
5 Lessons
  • Episode 6

    Gurus, Intermediate movements

    .
  • Episode 7

    Jumps and drills

    .
  • Episode 8

    Intermediate movements, Tihai, Padhant

    .
  • Episode 9

    Evolution of Odissi, Hastas, Vishnu Vandana, Repotoire

    .
  • Episode 10

    Temple Sculptures, Vishnu Vandana

    .
Conclusion
2 Lessons
  • Episode 11

    Asthapadi, Trikhandi Pranam, and revision

    .
  • Episode 12

    Conclusion and overview

    .
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