Hemantika Festival 2019: Workshops
Chhau dance workshop with Santosh Nair - Sunday 13 October
A rare opportunity to learn the traditional Mayurbhanj Chhau dance from eastern India, in London. This dace form is based on indigenous and martial practices, and includes mock combat techniques and stylised bird and animal movements.
The workshop will be led by the renowned Chhau exponent from India, Santosh Nair. This is a great opportunity for experienced dancers practising any dance form (Indian or non-Indian) to enhance their movement vocabulary.
Chhau is a very physical dance form and the workshop will be pitched at a professional level. Participants must be 18 or over.
Date: Sunday 13 October
Time: 10am to 12pm
Venue: The Place, 17 Duke's Road, London WC1H 9PY
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Kathak intensives with Sujata Banerjee MBE - various dates between Dec 2019 and April 2020
A unique opportunity for senior Kathak dancers to learn from teacher & choreographer Sujata Banerjee.
These sessions are suitable for vocational and professional level Kathak dancers who want to improve their Kathak practice and also get a ‘scientific analysis’ of their techniques. We aim to give tools to improve and understand the dancing body, stylistic nuances, challenging rhythm and music. The sessions will be on live music accompaniment.
Date: 21 and 22 December 2019
Time: 11am to 2pm
Fee: £50 per day, £90 for both days (SBDC students gets £5 concession - £45 and £85)
Venue: Shishukunj Bhavan, 25 - 27 High St, Edgware HA8 7EE
Date: : 11, 12, 18 and 19 January 2020
Time: 3pm to 6pm
Fee: £50 per day (if you have attended any previous sessions - £45)
Date: 10 and 11 April:
Time: 10am to 1pm
Fee: £45 each day (if you have attended any previous ones otherwise £50 as one off)
All sessions must be pre-booked 7 days before with full payment - no walk ins.
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Please note that we will not have a summer residency this year.
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