Author: Kalaa Kendra

13
Mar

Modern and Folk Dance

 Folk Dances Garba: popular folk dance form originating in Gujarat. This dance form is usually performed…

13
Mar

Emotions and their Evocation

Emotions and Their Evocation   Introduction When we watch a gripping theatrical play or a…

13
Mar

Artist Biographies

Artist Biographies   Sitara Devi Sitara Devi was born in Calcutta (modern day Kolkata). Her father…

13
Mar

Different Styles of Kathak

Characteristics of the Jaipur Gharana. The Jaipur Gharana prospered in Rajasthan.The beat is considered to be…

13
Mar

Basic Theory

BASIC THEORY Laya (Pace): The pace of a taal (music rhythm) is referred to as laya….

13
Mar

Neck, Eyebrow Movements and Distinction of Vision

Neck Movements Abhinaya Darpan (Thespian Philosophy) defines four types of Greeva Sanchalan (neck movement): Sundari Greeva:…

11
Mar

Dancers

Shri Narayan Prasad ji        Shri Narayan Prasad ji was the youngest brother. He was the…

22
Feb

February 2020

“Everything in the universe has rhythm. Everything dances.” – Maya Angelou Kalaa Kendra Newsletter February 2020…

30
Nov

Kathak Mudras

Kathak Mudras         Names of the five digits: kanishthika(pinky) anamika(ring finger) madhyama(middle finger) tarjani(pointer finger) angootha(thumb) Kapithh:…

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Aug

Back to School/August 2019 Newsletter

Back to School/August 2019 Newsletter Welcome Back! Welcome new and returning students to a fun and…