featured in 2001
WHAT IS CHOREOGRAPHY? WHAT IS INNOVATION? WHAT IS CONTEMPORARY? WHAT IS DANCE?
Concluding day special
21st Natyakala Conference - 200, Chennai, India
HOW HONEST ARE THE CRITICS?
by Ranjith Bhaskar, Chennai
e-mail: ranjithbhaskar@yahoo.co.uk
“THE ARANGETRAM SCENE”
TRANSLATION IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
by Ramaa Bharadvaj
e-mail: angahara-ramaa@yahoo.com
MUSICAL STYLE OF THE BALASARASWATHI SCHOOL
THE DHANAMMAL SCHOOL OF MUSIC
(Natya Kala Conference 2000)
by Gowri Ramnarayan
"JAGRUTI" - THE AWAKENING
(Natya Kala Conference 2000)
by Padmini Ravi
e-mail: fathu98@hotmail.com
THIRUKKURUNGUDI AND KAISIKI NATAKAM REVIVAL
by Daasan, Oppilaippan Koil Varadachari Satakopan
e-mail: sgopan@computer.net
MAHARI
by Rahul Acharya, Bhubaneswar
e-mail: rahul_acharya@rediffmail.com
MOTION. EMOTION. COMMOTION!
a note on contemporary choreography from a South Asian dance-artiste
by Anita R. Ratnam, Chennai
e-mail: aratnam@vsnl.com
NUANCES OF MRIDANGAM FOR DANCE
(Natya Kala Conference 2000)
by K S R Anirudha
INDIAN - AMERICAN SAYS
by Ramaa Bharadvaj
e-mail: angahara-ramaa@yahoo.com
A SYSTEMATIC ANALYSIS OF ODISSI DANCE
by Rahul Acharya, Bhubaneswar
e-mail: rahul_acharya@rediffmail.com
AN AESTHETIC FALLOUT!
by C P Unnikrishnan
e-mail: bharathamuni@satyam.net.in
WHAT IS BHARATANATYAM?
An essay by Sruti Editor-in-Chief N. PATTABHI RAMAN, a SRUTI special feature
e-mail: sruti@eth.net
SELECTING THE PADAM IN LOS ANGELES
by Anuradha Kishore Ganpati
e-mail:nasha1@aol.com
SEARCHING FOR A NEW DEFINITION OF CREATIVE DANCE
by Dr Sruti Banerjee, Calcutta
e-mail:nkbndy@cal.vsnl.net.in
HUMBLE AND MEANINGFUL LESSONS
by Padma Chebrolu, Ohio
e-mail: padma@culturalcentreofindia.com
SPECIALITY AND UNIQUENESS OF ODISSI DANCE
by Rahul Acharya, Bhubaneswar
e-mail: rahul_acharya@rediffmail.com
THE MUSICAL GENIUS OF THE TANJAVUR QUARTETTE
(Natya Kala Conference 2000)
by Gowri Ramnarayan
ADAPTING TRADITIONAL THEMES IN DANCE - THEATRE
by Anita R Ratnam
e-mail: aratnam@vsnl.com
NO ROOM FOR CULTURAL FACISM IN INDIA'S MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY
by N Pattabhi Raman
Editor, Sruti
e-mail: sruti@eth.net
A DANCE TEACHER'S DIARY
by Padma Chebrolu, Cultural Centre of India, Ohio
e-mail: padma@culturalcentreofindia.com
AN ALIEN WORLD. REALLY?
by Lada Guruden Singh, New Delhi
e-mail: ladasinghg@yahoo.com
Kutiyattam proclaimed as "Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity" by UNESCO!!!
by Sudha Gopalakrishnan
THE ROLE OF INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE IN EDUCATION
by Suprava Mishra, Rajkot
e-mail: supravamishra@yahoo.com
MATHURI, KOYA AND LAMBADI DANCES OF ANDHRA
Credit: P Narsing Rao
e-mail: pnarsingrao@nrityanjali.org
CREATIVITY AND TRADITIONS
by Dr. Kanak Rele
(Natya Kala Conference 2000)
TAKING DANCE TO ITS AUDIENCE - the ‘Chaali' experience
by Bharat Sharma
Project Director
e-mail: sharmabh@hotmail.com
ENGAGING THE METROPOLIS:
New Challenges to Bharatanatyam
by Geeta Chandran
(Natya Kala Conference 2000)
NEW DIRECTIONS, OLD WAYS
The Second East West Encounter in Mumbai 15th-19th March 2001
by Ashish Khokar, Bangalore
e-mail: ashishkhokar@hotmail.com
BODY LANDSCAPES
by Tripura Kashyap, Bangalore
e-mail: tripdance@hotmail.com
THE SACRED RIVER:
a Festival of Carnatic Music, its dance, and Flamenco
by Rajika Puri, New York
e-mail: rajikapuri@hotmail.com
BHARATA NATYAM IN BARODA
by Sapna Rangaswamy, Baroda
e-mail: rangaswamy@satyam.net.in
MOVING MARGINS: INDIAN DANCE IN THE UK
(Natya Kala Conference 2000)
by Naseem Khan, Chitra Sundaram, Ginnie Wollaston and Piali Ray
GURU K.P. KITTAPPA - A TREASURE HOUSE OF BHARATANATYAM
(Natya Kala Conference 2000)
by Dr. Sucheta Chapekar
TAKING A CLASS IN INDIANNESS
Viji Prakash teaches Bharatanatyam and more
by Anu Ganpati