Registrations open for Sankshipta 4.0

Attakkalari is delighted to announce the fourth edition of Sankshipta – a certified three-month intense dance training programme. The programme is developed and taught by internationally trained faculty across the duration of the course.
Sankshipta will take you through a carefully developed dance training programme combining aspects of fitness, body conditioning and a series of dance forms specially designed to suit the needs of dance enthusiasts conscious of timings and days of the week.

Students registering for Sankshipta will get an opportunity to perform at Attakkalari’s first ever India Education Festival later in 2018!
The first batch kicks-off in January 2018 and the second batch in May 2018.

​The courses comprise Contemporary Dance Technique, specific modules of Kalarippayattu, Bharatnatyam, Ballet, Body Conditioning, Yoga and Pilates and Community Arts Programme
We urge you to download the registration form and guidelines to the admission process and payments to facilitate your signup better

Registrations for the first batch: Friday, 13 January to Friday, 13 April 2018
Duration per week: Four days a week
Duration per class: 90 minutes
Timings: Thursday and Friday are 7:00am to 8:30am
Timings: Saturday and Sunday are 7:00am to 8:30am and 9:00am to 10:30am
Course fees: INR 30,000

EVENTS CALENDAR

December 2017

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 Rie 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

February 2012

25th

BANG BANG

Malleswaram Bus Stand, Bangalore

24th

BANG BANG

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

13th-22nd

TPAM

Yokohama, Japan

6th-26th

Samir Akika / Unusual Symptoms

Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

4th-5th

Workshop

Melbourne Arts Centre, Melbourne

January - February 2012

30th - 2nd

Workshop

Critical Path, Sydney

January, 2012

27th

Nadir

Blue Frog, New Delhi

16th-28th

Workshop with Richard Siegal

Attakkalari Studios

13th

MeiDhwani, Nagarika

NSD, New Delhi

December, 2011

18th

Young Choreographers Platform, Nagarika

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Cochin

17th

MeiDhwani

Kerala Fine Arts Hall, Cochin

8th-11th

"Exploring the Senses - Emotions, Performativity, and Ritual"

Clubhaus FU Berlin, Germany

3rd

MeiDhwani

Ninasam, Shimoga

2nd

Young Choreographers Platform

Ninasam, Shimoga

November, 2011

30th

MeiDhwani

Music Academy, Chennai

29th

Young Choreographers Platform, Nagarika

SPACES, Elliots Beach Chennai

11th

MeiDhwani

J.S.S. Auditorium, Bangalore

5th-8th

Synchronous Objects (William Forsythe)

Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan Bangalore & Attakkalari

October, 2011

19th

Nagarika Presentation & Master classes

Museum of World Culture, Gothenburg, Sweden

17th-18th

Workshop on "Textiles & Performance"

Swedish School of Textiles, Sweden

14th-15th

MeiDhwani, Nagarika

Tanzhaus nrw, Dusseldorf

12th

MeiDhwani

Theatre im Pumpenhaus, Munster

11th-13th

Nadir, Uyire, Padheyam, Uruvam

Tanzhaus nrw, Dusseldorf , Germany

7th, 8th

MeiDhwani

Kunstlerhaus Mousontrum, Frankfurt

2nd

Traces

14th Seoul International Dance Festival

September, 2011

10th-18th

Philadelphia Live Arts Festival

Philadelphia, U.S.

7th

MeiDhwani preview

Ravindra Kalakshetra,Bangalore

August, 2011

19th

Diploma Graduation Ceremony

Bangalore

June, 2011

4th

Nadir & Uyire

Alliance Francaise, Bangalore

May-June, 2011

23rd-2nd

Beyond Project

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

April-May, 2011

30th-1st

Low Lives 3

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/low-lives-3

25th-7th

Summer Camp

Attakkalari, Bangalore

April, 2011

22nd

Learning & Participation Project

South Bank Centre, London, UK

20th

Farewell in honour of Dr. Evelin Hust

Goethe- Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, Bangalore

19th

Chaaya

South Bank Centre, London, UK

11th-21st

Alchemy Festival

South Bank Centre, London, UK

9th

Rush & Padheyam

Greenwich Dance Agency, London, UK

7th

Rush, Uruvam & Padheyam

Plymouth University, UK

3rd

Uruvam

Pavilion Dance/ Dance South West, Bournemouth, UK

2nd

Rush & Padheyam

Pavilion Dance/ Dance South West, Bournemouth, UK

March, 2011

31st

Uruvam

Arnolfini, Bristol, U.K.

February, 2011

3rd

Traces

Rangashankara, Bangalore

January 2011

30th

Rush, Uruvam & Padheyam

Rangashankara, Bangalore

28th

Corporeal Kaleidoscpoe

National Gallery of Modern Art, Bangalore

November-December, 2010

27th-19th

Beyond Project

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

November, 2010

2nd

Sanchaari

Tagore Hall, Trivandrum

October, 2010

31st

Sanchaari

Mammen Mappilai Hall, Kottayam

8th

Sanchaari

Tagore Centenary Hall, Calicut

September, 2010

9th

Sanchaari

Trichur

8th

Sanchaari

Regional Theatre, Trichur

5th

Sanchaari

Kerala Fine Arts Society, Cochin

4th

Young Choreographers Platform Showcase

David Hall, Fort Kochi

August, 2010

20th

Diploma Graduation Ceremony

Seva Sadan Association, Bangalore

July, 2010

17th

Auditions for Diploma Programme

Attakkalari, Bangalore

3 Master classes for the weekend, only at Attakkalari Studios!

Workshop on Contact Improvisation with Maite Larraneta
Date - 5th August 2017
Time - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Spanish dancer and choreographer Maite Larraneta has been teaching and researching on dance and improvisation for the past several years. Maite’s performances have won acclaim across various stages, and she holds extensive training in Somatic techniques of dance. In her practice Maite is interested in the awakening of the senses, the energy that nestles within as dance emerges, and the capacity of gestures and movements to communicate silently. During the workshop her main focus will be on the techniques of Release and Contact Improvisation. The workshop will be suitable for aspiring as well as professional dancers, working professionals, theatre practitioners and the general public who are interested in enhancing their own practice with the above mentioned techniques of contemporary dance form, that Maite specializes upon.

Workshop on Chau with Guru Sapan Kumar Acharya
Date - 6th August 2017
Time - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Guru Sapan Kumar Acharya is fifth generation in a family of traditional performers who have significantly contributed in the evolution and development of chhau dance. He is the Artistic Director of Acharya Chau Nritya Bichitra, Serikella and is teaching at the Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi, He has been training students of dance and theatre for the past 15 years. On Sunday the 6th, he will conduct a workshop for interested participants that will focus on the basic exercises of Chau, Martial Art Movements (Phori Khanda Aangsanchalan), Footwork (Padochalana) and other foundational aspects of the Chau dance form. He will be accompanied by Kishor on Dhol for the workshop. The workshop will give you an opportunity to open up the body by engaging different parts of it, and is suitable for dance dancers, theatre practitioners as well as working professionals who seek to enhance their knowledge and creativity by engaging with this unique traditional art form.

Workshop on Kootiyattam with Pothyil Renjith Chakyar
Date - 5th August (2:00 pm - 4:00 pm) & 6th August (10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

As part of The Way of the Masters project supported by Tata Education Trust, Attakkalari’s Department of Traditional and Folk Performing Arts is hosting the acclaimed Kootiyattam artist Pothiyil Renjith Chakyar - one of the foremost disciples of the legendary master of Kootiyattam (Late) Padmabhushan Guru Ammannur Madhava Chakyar - and Kalamandalam Hariharan on the Mizhavu. Renjith has had rigorous training in this art form for years and has performed to acclaim widely. He is currently a visiting faculty at the National School of Drama, Delhi, and at the ITI Singapore. This will be a rare opportunity for the participants to learn about the technique of story-telling through mudras that Kootiyattam artists practice for years before going on stage. This unique workshop will be open to public and is suitable for dancers, theatre practitioners, working professionals, art enthusiasts and other performing artists who are interested to enhance their skill sets and update their practices with the wisdom from this unique form.

For registrations visit : www.attakkalari.org/masterclasses
Venue - Attakkalari Studios, Bangalore

Fees - 750/- for each master classes

Special Discount - 2000/- For combined purchase of all 3 master classes

500/- per Master Class for Attakkalari Diploma and Community students.

Attakkalari's Summer Intensive - last few seats left!

Batch 1 - 17th to 29th April 2017
Join us as we celebrate International Dance Day on 29th April at the prestigious stage of Gurunanak Bhavan for a performance. We have age specific batches from 5 years to young adults and have a special workshop for parents too!
The themes in the presentation are diverse with the young ones discovering the joys of circus and the older ones looking at diverse dance practices from around the world. The teenagers will discover the joy of movement from five diverse dance practices around the world, tribal to folk, classical to contemporary and from cave paintings to reality shows, they are celebrating the advancement of this art form through a mélange of experiences. The Young adults will be introduced to contemporary choreographers across history to understand different techniques of contemporary movement styles and learn basics of Flying low, Indian contemporary dance, Cunningham and improvisational techniques.
For more details register here. The dates for the second batch are: Monday, 8th May,2017 to Saturday, 20th May 2017 culminating with a public presentation on Saturday, 20th May, 2017.

Studio Encounters

Studio Encounters 2017 is an Attakkalari initiative under the Attakkalari India Biennial to facilitate learning and interaction between reputed Indian and International masters and the dance community with quality studio time.

At Studio Encounters, you will have 'Yoga for Dancers' led by Pradeep Sattwamaya from a1000yoga and Kalaripayattu sessions led by Sri Lakshmanan Gurukkal and Sreerag from Kalarigram (Pondicherry), a unit of Hindustan Kalari Sangham, Kerala along with a line of masterclasses led by the visiting companies and artistes.

Register here to enroll for the programme. For more details, visit www.attakkaalribiennial.org

FACETS 2017: The choreographic journey begins on 02 January, 2017 for 7 new and promising residents

FACETS International Choreography Residency programme, organised by Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts, Bengaluru offers emerging choreographers an inter-disciplinary approach to develop new work and/or further develop their existing work. The participants will undergo a five-week long intense training while being mentored by adept and internationally acclaimed experts including choreographers, light designers, composers, theatre directors and digital artists. The residency will work as a collective with common technique/ skill sharing sessions, feedback forums, with production rehearsals to meet each choreographer's individual needs.

During the Residency the choreographers will create/ develop original dance pieces be premiered at the Attakkalari India Biennial 2017 (3 to 12 February, 2017) that follows FACETS 2017. Some selected works from the residency might be considered for further development and/or for performances in other Indian cities.

Find more information on FACETS and Attakkalari India Biennial 2017 visit our homepage

PLATFORM 2017: Final List Announced

We are delighted to announce the list of selected candidates for Platform 17!

Envisioned as a forum to showcase the work of a choreographer/movement artist, as a whole or as work-in-progress, the Platform 17 is an integral part of the Attakkalari India Biennial 2017. Platform is a space for practitioners to showcase their work, engage with an international panel and it aims to lay the foundation for a network that connects artists, technicians, academicians, pedagogues and audience members facilitating new and quality work in contemporary movement arts subsequently. The choreographers selected for Platform 17 will be showcased at Attakkalari India Biennial.
More details here.

List of selected candidates here

Workshops by Jayachandran Palazhy in Chennai

Leading up to the graduation performances, Attakkalari is celebrating contemporary movement arts through a series of workshops, master classes, and auditions in Chennai and Bangalore. Facilitated by Artistic Director Mr. Jayachandran Palazhy, the workshops aims to introduce Attakkalari’s unique contemporary dance to professionals and students in Chennai. Attakkalari combines a unique blend of traditional dance styles, such as Kalaripayattu and Bharatanatyam, with contemporary, ballet, and other international styles. In an attempt to make movement arts available to everyone, this workshop will be free of charge.
Saturday, 23rd of July 2016 – John Britto’s Dance Company, Nungambakkam
Sunday, 24th of July 2016 – The Swingers Dance Studio, Kodambakkam 11:00am to 1:00pm both days

To register, call 080 4146 7690 / 9739790793 or click here

Note: This workshop also doubles as an audition for those interested in the diploma programme. If you are auditioning, come prepared with a short work of your own choreography.

Photography Credits:
Attakkalari is supported by The Royal Norwegian Embassy, Sir Ratan Tata Trust, Tata Education Trust and the Department of Culture, Government of India.