Indian Classical & Folk Dance Lecture/Demo & Workshop
with Veronica Simas de Souza Rosas
01.00 to 1.45pm
Lecture on the main characteristics and differences on the eight Indian Classical Dance Forms (Bharatanatyan, Kathak, Kathakali, Kuchipudi, Odissi, Sattriya, Manipuri, Mohiniyattam)
01.45 to 3.00pm
The workshop will introduce the participant to the fundamentals of indian dance aesthetics, including basic techniques as (Bhedas: Eyes, head, neck movement) and mudras (Single and double hand gestures) and its applications to pure dance (nritta) and expressive dance (nritya)
Cost is $25 for the March 3rd workshop only, $40 in combination with the Kathak dance workshop on March 24th. Dance Teacher discount is available for $18 for single workshop, $32 for both. Register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Veronica Simas de Souza Rosas
In great demand as a performer, choreographer, and instructor, Veronica has an innate ability to weave the subtle nuances and textures of eastern music into movement. She has a dance background that includes studies and performances in Middle Eastern, modern, and Latin dance forms, and trained intensively in Kathak with Padma Shri Sunayana Hazarilal. As an educator,
Veronica engages with diverse communities of learners at the highest levels of artistic endeavor and critical thinking.