Live Online Course: Kathak

Kathak is a combination of grace and strength that can be learned by any age group.

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

Learn the fundamentals of Kathak online.

About the course

This course will polish the basics of Kathak 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 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.

Course Overview

  1. Tatkar (Basic steps) in Barabar, Dugun and Chaugun Layas.
  2. At least eight simple varieties of the Tatkar.
  3. Basic hand movements combined with Tatkar.
  4. Rang Manch-ka-Tukda Introduction to ‘Ta Thei Tat’ Amada.
  5. Introduction to Tihais. Learning preliminary Tukdas.
  6. The practice of performing Chakra.
  7. The practice of Padhant.
Know Your Teacher

Gayatri Bhat

Gayatri Bhat is an eminent Kathak performer, well known for her innovative abhinaya. She completed her Kathak Visharad and has been dedicatedly teaching hundreds of students over the last 5 years at Padnyas- Art of Living Academy of Performing Arts , Badlapur.Aside from performing extensively all over India, she has also choreographed unique productions like Rutugandha, Shyamsunder, Prahar, Gof, Subah -e-Banaras Sham -e- Lucknow and Ada – e- Ghazal.

Course details

Duration: 6 months

No of classes: 8 classes /month

Medium of Instruction: English

The course begins: From 17th May onwards

Days: 

Wednesdays – 4.00 pm – 5.00 pm IST

Saturday – 4.00 pm – 5.00 pm IST

Teacher: Gayatri Bhat

Fees per month

National: Rs.1500/-

International – $50

Karan Kishan Kingrani

A child prodigy, Karan Kishan Kingrani received his training in Kathak from Kavikulguru Kalidas University in Ramtek (MA in Kathak), Gandharva Mahavidyalaya in Miraj (BA in Kathak), and a Diploma in Natya Shastra. He is an ace kathak dancer with an experience of 25 plus years and is a graded artist for Doordarshan. He has received several accolades for his talent and is a renowned face at both National and International Classical Dance festivals. A special mention must be made for his performances for the Indian Army, the Air Force, the Maharashtra Police.

Course details

Duration: 6 months

No of classes: 8 classes /month: 1hr/class 

Medium of Instruction: English

The course begins: From 17th May onwards

Days: 

Thursday – 7.00 pm – 8.00 pm IST

Friday – 7.00 pm – 8.00 pm IST

 

Teacher:  Karan Kishan Kingrani

Fees per month

National: Rs.1500/-

International – $50

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

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

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

Veena Bhat

Veena Bhat has trained in Bharatanatyam under Guru Krishna Panicker for six years and Dr. Deepak Mazumdhar for two years, before she found her calling in Kathak. For the last 12 years,she is training under Guru Rumela Mukhopadhyay of Tarang and the Kaikini sisters of Nrityanidhi from Mumbai. She holds a Degree in Kathak from Prayag Sangeeth Samiti. Constantly empowering herself by attending workshops by Gurus like Smt.Shila Mehta,Dr.Purnima Pandey,Shri. Jayanth Kastoor, Smt Chetna Jalan and Pt.Rajendra Gangani.She has also experimented with other dance forms including contemporary and folk genres, and has also trained with Saroj Khan.

Course details

Duration: 6 months

No of classes: 8 classes /month: 1hr/class 

Medium of Instruction: English

The course begins: From 17th May onwards

Days

 

Teacher: Veena Bhat

Fees per month

National: Rs.1500/-

International – $50

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