Online Masterclass In Dance - Karana Kriya
Masterclass in Marga Karanas from Natyashastra.
About the course
The Karanas are the most ancient aspect of Indian dance that has a wide range of applicability and can be incorporated into a number of Indian dance styles. This unique 6-month online course is open to dancers with 3-4 years of training in any Traditional Indian Dance Form (Folk or Classical)
- Exercises from the Natyashastra, creating the building blocks of the movement vocabulary.
- Sthanaka & Chari : Body positions and Foot movement patterns from Natyashastra.
- Learn the Nritta Hastas given in Natyashastra along with the appropriate usage of hasta mudras.
- Learn selected karanas from the Natyashastra in sequential order.
Kalamandalam Piyal Bhattacharya
Kalamandalam Piyal Bhattacharya has dedicated himself to reviving Bharata Muni’s tradition of nritta, geeta, abhinaya and has devised a method of Natya training. For over 20 years, he has intensely researched the core texts of Bharata Muni’s Natya Sashtra along with the study of Abhinava Bharati, which is a commentary on the Natya Sashtra by Acharya Abhinava Gupta. He has been successful in reconstructing and developing a complete system of ancient performances on the proscenium stage of contemporary times, earning him several fellowships and prestigious grants from the Government of India and the Sangeet Natak Academi.
Duration: 6 months
No of classes: 4 classes /month
Medium of Instruction: English
Workshop will begin after 15th June
Wednesday: 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm IST.
Teacher: Kalamandalam Piyal Bhattacharya
Fees per month
International – US $100
One time payment