Wed, 26 May | Online Zoom Workshop

Abhinaya through Koodiyattam by Kapila Venu

Upahaar's Workshop Series' May edition and finale event is a Abhinaya through Koodiyattam by Kapila Venu
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Abhinaya through Koodiyattam by Kapila Venu

Time & Location

26 May, 17:30 BST – 30 May, 16:15 BST
Online Zoom Workshop

About The Event

Abhinaya through Koodiyattam Workshop Schedule:

Day 1: Introduction to Abhinaya technqiues

Day 2 & 3: Storytelling in Koodiyattam

Day 4 & 5: Bhava & Rasa

About Kapila Venu

Kapila Venu is a devoted Kutiyattam practitioner and one of the disciples of the legendary Kutiyattam maestro Guru Ammannur Madhava Ckakyar. She has also trained in Kutiyattam with renowned masters such as Guru G Venu, Guru Usha Nangiar and Guru C N Rama Chakyar and in Mohiniyattam dance under Guru Nirmala Paniker for several years.

Kapila has been performing Kutiyattam and Nangiar Koothu, both as a solo performer and together with the ensembles at Natanakairali and Ammannur Gurukulam all over the world since 1997.

Being a practitioner of an ancient ritual theatre, Kapila firmly believes in continuously evolving technically, spiritually, philosophically and politically. She strives to maintain the technical purity and essence of the art form whilst making space for innovation and creativity.