Attakalari's Students Graduate

The ninth batch passes out this month after completeing a one-year course in Movement Arts.

Published: 12th August 2015 01:10 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th August 2015 01:10 AM   |  A+A-

QUEEN’S ROAD: The one-year Diploma in Movement Arts and Mixed Media offered by the Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts, Bengaluru is one of the most sought-after programmes for contemporary dance in India. The course   sees participation from highly talented dancers from across India.

This unique, comprehensive and professional certification programme trains students from 8-30 am till 6 pm, Monday through Friday in a plethora of movement traditions from across the world.

Apart from Indian physical and performance traditions such as Bharatanatyam, Kalarippayattu, Thevarattam, Chaau and Kootiyattam, students also learn different strands of Contemporary Dance, Ballet, Contact Improvisation and Body Conditioning as well as modules on Light Design, History of Dance, Dance Pedagogy, Philosophy and Art History.

This year, Attakkalari is seeing off the ninth batch of Diploma students on August 14 at 7 pm.

On this occasion, 25 young dancers will perform dance pieces from various movement traditions like Bharatanatyam, Kalaripayattu and Contemporary dance at J.S.S. Auditorium (Shivarathreeswara Centre, 1st Main, 8th Block Jayanagar).    Following the performances, the chief guest for the  evening, actor-director Ramesh Aravind will hand over the Diploma certificates to the graduating students.

All are invited.

For details about the next batch,  drop a mail to


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