STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Perspective of life through Yakshagana

Yakshagana Workshop by Shwetha Shrinivas aims to cover the basics of the art along with the core techniques.

Published: 30th July 2019 05:49 AM  |   Last Updated: 30th July 2019 05:49 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: Dance as an art form is sophisticated in various aspects with each style being unique in their own way. India is home to various dance forms which portray the rich culture and history of the country. Yakshagana, a dance form which dates back to 400 years, is a blend of folk and theatrical elements. Often described as a unique harmony of music, costumes, gestures, acting and extemporaneous dialogues, Yakshagana is a vibrant and vigorous living form of folk theatre art.

Yakshagana Workshop by Shwetha Shrinivas aims to cover the basics of the art along with the core techniques. From speech modulation and improved tonal quality to colourful styles and theatrical gestures, the workshop is designed to give an in-depth understanding of the dance form. The workshop will also focus on building core strength through meditation and exercise.

Based in Bengaluru, Shrinivas is a theatre activist and Indian classical dancer. With over 16 years of experience in theatre, Shrinivas has several accolades to her name. In 2015, she was awarded the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards for acting and costume designing for the play, ‘Chitrapata’. Shrinivas has been practising and performing Yakshagana since 2007. She believes the art form serves as a strength to most artists.

Yakshagana Workshop by Shwetha Shrinivas will be held on August 3, 5.30 pm to 8.30 pm at The Courtyard, Double Road, Shanti Nagar.

Stay up to date on all the latest Bengaluru news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
TAGS
Yakshagana

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp