Abhinaya presents
BN Intensive Workshop
By Mythili Kumar
July 8 -15, 2017 San Jose, CA

 
Abhinaya presents Summer Intensive Workshop with Artistic Director Mythili Kumar
Saturday, July 8th - Saturday, July 15th  
Open to Bharatanatyam dancers with 6+ years experience

Guest Instructors:
Asha Ramesh (Carnatic vocal, Director Ragamalika School of Music)
Chitra Chandrasekhar Dasarathy (Technique & Choreography)
Surabhi Bharadwaj (Kalari and Yoga)
Dance History Lecturer - to be announced

OBJECTIVES
● Body Conditioning - increase flexibility and strength using exercises derived from yoga and martial arts ● Bharatanatyam Fundamentals deepen the training in the fundamentals of the art
nritta - learn rhythmic sequences through a Jatiswaram or a Thillana
abhinaya - improve expression by learning a Padam or Javali or Bhajan
nattuvangam - learn to vocalize rhythms for the art of conducting
theory - learn dance theory from Abhinaya Darpana
natya - improve acting and characterization using mythological and contemporary stories
● Music - learn basic Carnatic music concepts in Bharatanatyam pieces
● History - learn about the history and development of Bharatanatyam
● Performance - provide a performance opportunity to develop choreographic and performance skills

LOCATIONS
Monte Sereno Home Studio (Call for address)
San Jose International Performing Arts Center - 6148 Bollinger Road, San Jose 95129

SCHEDULE
Saturday July 8th & Sunday July 9th
Session A - 8:30am to 10:30am at Monte Sereno Home Studio
Session B - 11am to 3pm at San Jose’s International Performing Arts Center 

Monday July 10th to Friday July 14th
Session A - 3pm to 5pm at Monte Sereno Home Studio
Session B - 6pm to 10pm at San Jose’s International Performing Arts Center

Saturday, July 15th
Session A - 8:30am to 10:30am at Monte Sereno Home Studio
Session B - 11am to 1:45pm at San Jose’s International Performing Arts Center

2pm - Informal performance of workshop lessons
Field trip - SF’s Ethnic Dance Festival - 8pm show

For fees, & registration email abdanceco@gmail.com