Saturday, December 1, 2018
11:00 AM 12:30 PM
Mythili Prakash: Movement, rhythm, and story-telling
This workshop provides a small glimpse into the magnificent world of Bharata Natyam.
Dancer Mythili Prakash will lead participants through movement sequences, footwork patterns, and small lyrical poems that explore story-telling through facial expression, body language, and gestural vocabulary.
Bharata Natyam is one of the most prominent classical Dance forms of India. With its origins in temple prayer ritual, this dance form is now seen performed on stages across the world. A traditional yet dynamic form that is characterized by geometric movements of the body, rhythmic patterns of the bare feet, and nuanced story-telling, Bharata Natyam combines music, poetry, and theatre to celebrate and explore life and spirit.