Essence International (23 July to 7 August 2018)

Essence International is a new initiative by Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts, aimed at dancers with at least 2 years of experience to provide them with insights to become accomplished professional artists in the performing arts arena. Essence International invites practising dance artists from across the globe to Bengaluru (India) to get focused and advanced training as well as mentorship by experts in Contemporary Dance and other Movement Arts. Held in Bengaluru from 23 July to 7 August 2018, Essence International offers classes every day except on Sunday (which is a holiday) by artists of global repute in different strands of Contemporary Dance, Ballet, Kalarippayattu, Yoga, Gyrokenesis and Feldenkrais Method. Participants will also be able to attend performances, seminars and other events at the “Body Matters- Move to Transform” festival celebrating Arts in Education, held in Bengaluru from 8-11 August 2018.
Participants can attend 75 classes in total for an attractive fee of INR 20,000/- for Indians or 500 Euros for non-Indians. You can opt for either the entire course or make up your own curriculum by selecting the modules of your choice and pay accordingly.
The weather in Bangalore is very pleasant and the city is well connected with air and surface travel modes. Attakkalari studios are furnished with wooden sprung dance floors and linoleum mats, situated in the heart of Bengaluru. The city has plenty of choices for accommodation and food.
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EVENTS CALENDAR

July 2018

22nd

National Diploma Auditions

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

21st

National Diploma Auditions

Sanju Dance Academy & Event Organizer, Bhopal

15th

National Diploma Auditions

Thunderlines School of Dance, Kozhikode

15th

National Diploma Auditions

M J Dance Studio, Nagpur

15th

National Diploma Auditions

Vishwakala Dance Studio, Pune

8th

National Diploma Auditions

HY Dance Studio, Hyderabad

7th

National Diploma Auditions

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

7th

National Diploma Auditions

ASMA India, Jamshedpur

7th

National Diploma Auditions

Starlite Nutrition and Wellness Centre, Vizag

1st

National Diploma Auditions

Beyond Taalas, Mysore

June 2018

24th

National Diploma Auditions

Museum of Goa, Pilerne

24th

National Diploma Auditions

Leaps on Beats Dance Studio, Bhubaneswar

23rd

National Diploma Auditions

Omaggio Goa, Anjuna

23rd

National Diploma Auditions

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

23rd

National Diploma Auditions

The Floor Dance Studio, Ernakulam

23rd

National Diploma Auditions

T3 Dance Academy, Rourkrla

18th-19th

National Diploma Auditions

Natraj Dance Academy and Studio, Siliguri

18th

National Diploma Auditions

Shailee - The Cultural Institute, Durgapur

16th

National Diploma Auditions

Buoyant Performing Arts Studio, Kolkata

14th

National Diploma Auditions

Studio Popcorn, Jaipur

10th

National Diploma Auditions

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

10th

National Diploma Auditions

Mumbai Assembly, Mumbai

May 2018

26th

National Diploma Auditions

Thunderlines School of Dance, Kozhikode

26th

National Diploma Auditions

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

21st

National Diploma Auditions

The Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi Natyagruham, Thrissur

19th

National Diploma Auditions

Gati Dance Forum, New Delhi

9th-10th

National Diploma Auditions

Goethe Institut, Pune

6th

National Diploma Auditions

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

April-May 2018

23rd-5th

Summer Camp

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

April 2018

29th

National Diploma Auditions

Kalarigram, Puducherry

28th

National Diploma Audtions

InKo Centre, Chennai

15th

Sankshipta 4.0 final presentation

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

March 2018

26th-30th

Essence with Antonio Cabello

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

19th-24th

Essence with Niharika Senapati

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

22nd

Yashti

Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur

21st

Bhinna Vinyasa

Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur

16th

Bhinna Vinyasa

National School of Drama, New Delhi

February 2018

10th

Chhau Masterclass with Guru Sapan Kumar Acharya

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

10th-11th

Artylogica Masterclass with Vittoria De Ferrari Sapetto

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

December 2017

23rd

Bhinna Vinyasa

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Auditorium, Chennai

15th

Re:Move (Folk Music Sessions) by Studio 12 Hz

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

5th

Kirukku Nagaram Express (Theatre showcase) by Crea-Shakti

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

5th

Masterclass on Contemporary Dance by Co Wayne McGregor

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

2nd-3rd

Brazilian Zouk Workshop by Irene van Zeeland, and Anuj Gupta

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

November 2017

4th

Flamenco Workshop by Irene van Zeeland

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

September 2017

8th

Yashti

Alliance Francaise de Bangalore

August 2017

14th

Diploma Graduation

Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore

5th-6th

Workshop on Kootiyattam with Pothyil Renjith Chakyar

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

6th

Workshop on Chau with Guru Sapan Kumar Acharya

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

5th

Workshop on Contact Improvisation with Maite Larraneta

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

5th

Bhinna Vinyasa

Guiyang Shiji Xingguang Theatre, Guiyang, China

July 2017

16th

Santhulan 2017

Gurunanak Bhavan, Bangalore

2nd

Bhinna Vinyasa

Teatro il Maggiore, Verbania, Italy

June 2017

28th

Bhinna Vinyasa

Teatro Franco Parenti, Milano, Italy

24th

Bhinna Vinyasa

Teatro Delle Muse, Ancona, Italy

17th-18th

Bhinna Vinyasa

Teatro Argentina, Roma, Italy

14th-15th

Bhinna Vinyasa

Teatro Compagnia, Firenze, Italy

May 2017

8th-20th

Summer Intensive 2

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

April 2017

17th-29th

Summer Intensive 1

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

6th

From I to A

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

March 2017

27th

MeiDhwani - Echoes of the Body

Shri Ram Centre, Delhi

February 2017

12th

ISSHH(क)

Ranga Shankara, Bangalore

12th

Conditions of Carriage

Christ University, Bangalore

12th

One One One

Rangoli Metro Art Centre, Bangalore

11th

24 Preludes by Chopin, The Rites of Spring

Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore

11th

One One One

Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore

10th

This is the Title, Man in a Room, Westward Ho!

Ranga Shankara, Bangalore

10th

One One One

Ranga Shankara, Bangalore

10th

While We Strive

Alliance Francaise de Bangalore

9th

La Suite

Ranga Shankara, Bangalore

8th

Liquido, Closeness

Ranga Shankara, Bangalore

7th

Time Takes The Time Time Takes

Ranga Shankara, Bangalore

6th

Bhinna Vinyasa

Gurunanak Bhavan, Bangalore

6th

Platform 17

Alliance Francaise de Bangalore

5th

Tordre

Ranga Shankara, Bangalore

5th

Platform 17

Alliance Francaise de Bangalore

5th

FACETS

Gurunanak Bhavan, Bangalore

5th

Four Seeds

Lalbagh Botanical Gardens, Bangalore

4th

Ketima

Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore

4th

Queen-size

Alliance Francaise de Bangalore

4th

FACETS

Gurunanak Bhavan, Bangalore

3rd

R U Ready?, 5 Colors

Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore

January 2017

8th

MeiDhwani - Echoes of the Body

CSMVS, Mumbai

December 2016

18th

MeiDhwani - Echoes of the Body

Panaji, Goa

November 2016

23rd

AadhaaraChakra - A Dancelogue

NCPA, Mumbai

October 2016

27th

Bhinna Vinyasa Preview

Gurunanak Bhavan, Bangalore

August 2016

20th

Attakkalari Graduation Day, 10th Year Celebration

Regional Theatre, Thrissur

16th

Attakkalari Graduation Day, 10th Year Celebration

The Music Academy, Chennai

13th

Attakkalari Graduation Day, 10th Year Celebration

Guru Nanak Bhavan, Bangalore

6th-7th

Masterclass by Attila Egerházi

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

July 2016

30th-31st

Dance/Physical Theatre workshop by Carlos Pons Guerra

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

30th

Community Showcase

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

23rd-24th

Workshop on Contemporary Dance by Jayachandran Palazhy

Chennai

22nd

A Talk on Dancing Gender by Carlos Pons Guerra

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

17th

Repertoire Workshop with Carlos Pons Guerra

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

June 2016

19th

Angavyuh

Balatonfüred, Hungary

19th

Angavyuh

Esztergom, Hungary

18th

Angavyuh

Szentendre, Hungary

18th

Angavyuh

Városháza Park, Budapest, Hungary

17th

Angavyuh

Vigado Theatre, Budapest, Hungary

16th-20th

Flying Low and Improvisation Workshop by Narendra Patil

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

4th-5th

Advanced Workshop on Lighting Design

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

May 2016

31st

Master Class in Kuttiyattam with Usha Nangiar

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

17th

Masterclass in Thevarattam with Shri Nellai Manikandan

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

April-May 2016

30th-14th

Summer Workshop

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

April 2016

9th-22nd

Summer Workshop

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

30th

MeiDhwani: Echoes of the Body

Sophia Bhabha Auditorium, Mumbai

March 2016

18th

MeiDhwani: Echoes of the Body

Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur

February 2016

20th-21st

Masterclass in The Zooz Method with Opay L. Goldberg

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

20th-21st

Masterclass in Contemporary Movement with Stefano Fardelli

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

14th

Masterclass in Chhau with Shri Laxmidhar Mohanta

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

January 2016

30th

Santhulan 2016

Gurunanak Bhavan, Bangalore

21st

Workshop with 2Faced Dance Company

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

August 2015

14th

Diploma Graduation

JSS Auditorium, Bangalore

July 2015

8th

AadhaaraChakra & MeiDhwani Excerpts

DST Auditorium, University of Hyderabad

5th

AadhaaraChakra - A Dancelogue

JTPAC, Kochi

June 2015

6th

AadhaaraChakra & Bhinna Vinyasa Excerpts

MCPH, Manipal

February 2015

15th

A Male Ant Has Straight Antennae

Ranga Shankara, Bangalore

13th-14th

Black Out

Ranga Shankara, Bangalore

13th

Cesc Gelabert V.O. +

Alliance Francaise de Bangalore

12th

Timeless

Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore

11th

4 : Still Life

Ranga Shankara, Bangalore

10th

Pattern and Variable

Ranga Shankara, Bangalore

10th

Platform 15

Alliance Francaise de Bangalore

9th

The Past

Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore

9th

Platform 15

Alliance Francaise de Bangalore

8th

LES CHANTS DES L’UMAI

Ranga Shankara, Bangalore

8th

FACETS

Alliance Francaise de Bangalore

7th

The Measures Taken

Ranga Shankara, Bangalore

7th

FACETS

Alliance Francaise de Bangalore

6th

4, 5

Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore

December 2014

11th

Absence Presence

UB City, Bangalore

November 2014

16th

Master class with Avant Garde

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

14th-15th

Excerpts from AadhaaraChakra - A Dancelogue

Dewan Bandaraya City Hall, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

October 2014

27th-28th

Master class with Scottish Dance Theatre

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

September 2014

16th

Master class with Hofesh Shechter Company

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

August 2014

26th-27th

Attakkalari India Biennial 2015 Launch

Ranga Shankara, Bangalore

22nd

Diploma Graduation

JSS Auditorium, Bangalore

June 2014

28th

AadhaaraChakra - A Dancelogue

Kerala Fine Arts Hall, Kochi

May - June 2014

31st-1st

Advanced Light Design Workshop

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

May 2014

24th-25th

Silambam & Theverattam Master class

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

April - May 2014

21st-3rd

Summer Workshop

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

April 2014

5th-6th

Kootiyattam & Mizhavu Master class

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

March 2014

5th

Master class with Hofesh Shechter

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

December 2013

7th

Santhulan

Alliance Francaise de Bangalore

October 2013

24th

MeiDhwani - Echoes of the Body

Kalamandir, Kolkata

23rd

AadhaaraChakra - A Dancelogue

Kalamandir, Kolkata

14th

AadhaaraChakra - A Dancelogue

Divaldo Archa Theatre, Prague (Czech Republic)

10th-12th

MeiDhwani - Echoes of the Body

Halles de Schaerbeek, Brussels (Belgium)

4th-5th

AadhaaraChakra - A Dancelogue

BNM Grand Studio, Marseille (France)

August 2013

29th

AadhaaraChakra - A Dancelogue

Fabrics India warehouse, Chennai

18th-19th

Bahuchari Mata - auditions

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

17th

Diploma Graduation

JSS Auditorium, Bangalore

May 2013

25th-26th

Light Design workshop

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

April - May 2013

29th-11th

Summer movement workshop

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

April 2013

26th

MeiDhwani - Echoes of the Body

Ishanya Mall, Pune

March 2013

22nd

Bardo Beings

Jamsteady Princeton Club, Kolkata

16th

Nadir

NCPA, Mumbai

February 2013

5th

MeiDhwani - Echoes of the Body

Regional Theatre, Thrissur

3rd

K-Style

Ranga Shankara, Bangalore

3rd

FACETS

Alliance Francaise de Bangalore

3rd

Lanx / Obtus

ADA Rangamandira, Bangalore

2nd

Lanx / Obtus

ADA Rangamandira, Bangalore

2nd

Transitions

Max Mueller Bhavan/Goethe Institut, Bangalore

1st

Odyssey Complex

Ranga Shankara, Bangalore

1st

FACETS

Alliance Francaise de Bangalore

January 2013

31st

White Caps

Ranga Shankara, Bangalore

31st

FACETS

Alliance Francaise de Bangalore

31st

Platform 13

Guru Nanak Bhavan, Bangalore

30th

Glimpses

Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore

30th

Platform 13

Guru Nanak Bhavan, Bangalore

29th

Beautiful Thing 2

Ranga Shankara, Bangalore

29th

Esnes.no.n2

Alliance Francaise de Bangalore

28th

Changeable Cohesion

Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore

27th

Urban Ballet

Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore

27th

Transitions

Max Mueller Bhavan/Goethe Institut, Bangalore

26th

Glow

Ranga Shankara, Bangalore

26th

FACETS

Alliance Francaise de Bangalore

25th

Manganiyar Seduction

Jayamahal Palace, Bangalore

19-20th

Light Design Workshop

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

December 2012

4th

MeiDhwani - Echoes of the Body

NCPA, Mumbai

1st

AadhaaraChakra - A Dancelogue

Purana Qila, New Delhi

November 2012

23rd

AadhaaraChakra - A Dancelogue

Ravindra Kalakshetra, Bangalore

10th-11th, 17th-18th

Masterclass by James MacGillivray

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

October 2012

31st

MeiDhwani - Echoes of the Body

IGNITE Festival of Contemporary Dance 2012, New Delhi

25th

Scottish Dance Theatre

Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore

August 2012

24th

Diploma Graduation

JSS Auditorium, Bangalore

21st

Thang Ta workshop

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

2nd

Pollinator 1 Bee Festival

Hyatt Regency, Chennai

June-July 2012

22nd-23rd, 30th-1st

Masala FX

Palace Grounds, Bangalore

May 2012

11th-13th

Devarattam & Silambham workshop

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

5th

Swa Atman & Temps d’arrêt

Alliance Francaise de Bangalore

April 2012

27th

rangTARANG

Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore

April - May 2012

23rd-5th

Summer movement workshop

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

March - April 2012

31st-22nd

Weekend Light Design workshop

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

March 2012

24th

Kentaro!! Performance

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

14th-18th

Seminar

Ninasam, Heggodu
The Influentials
14. Dec. 2010 - DNA, Bangalore
Passionate about dance
12. Nov. 2010 - The Hindu, Thiruvananthapuram
Attakkalari presents Sanchaari
11. Sep. 2010 - Kerala9.com
Creative Expressions
10. Sep. 2010 - The Hindu, Kochi
Attakkalari to stir City's soul
28. Aug. 2010 - Expressbuzz.com
Striving for Creative Streaks
Aug. 2010 - Deccan Herald, Bangalore
Attakkalari to perform in Kochi
11. Aug. 2010 - The Hindu, Bangalore
Letting the Body do the Talking
14. Jun. 2010 - The Hindu, Bangalore
Recreating a Woman's trauma
11. Jun. 2010 - Deccan Herald
Transcending Barriers
09. Jun. 2010 - The Hindu
The Stage is Changing
26. May. 2010 - The Hindu, Bangalore
Dead German dancer inspires Garden show
20. Apr. 2010 - The Mid Day, Mumbai
Dancing the Contemporary Beat
05. Feb. 2010 - The Hindu, Bangalore
Bringing Tombs Alive
03. Feb. 2010 - The Hindu, Bangalore
Remembering Pina Bausch
30. Jan. 2010 - The Hindu, Bangalore
Movements Redefined
21. Feb. 2009 - The Times of India
Young Choreographers Platform
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