An online dance outreach program for children aimed at building exposure towards the different dance forms through specially curated sessions covering various topics related to Indian folk and classical dance.
Bharatanatyam & Marga Natya Online Lecture Demonstration by Arundhati Patwardhan and Subhendu Ghosh
School: The Oral School for Deaf Children, Kolkata
Telecast live on NCPA YouTube Page
Session is supported by Godrej Agrovet
Arundhati Patwardhan is one of the most renowned and talented young dancers from Maharashtra, to whom connoisseurs and knowledgeable look up with expectation. Arundhati is a creative artist who shows all the promise of fulfilling these expectations. Apart from performing & choreography she has special flair for teaching and has been a visiting lecturer at the Center for Performing Arts, University of Pune. She is an active secretary of Kalavardhini Charitable Trust Pune, which works for promotion of classical dance. She is learning Bharata Natyam since childhood from her mother, the renowned exponent, Dr. Smt. Sucheta Chapekar of Tanjore School .She performed in the Kal Ke Kalakar Festival, Mumbai and won the title of Singarmani. Arundhati has won the National Scholarship given by the Govt. of India for the advanced training in Bharatanatyam. Arundhati in last 20 years has performed extensively all over india in many prestigious festivals as solo dancer, duet with her mother and also part of Kalavardhini’s dance troupe.
Subhendu Ghosh is been working as an art practitioner, performer and appreciator since 2014. He started his musical journey with the practice of various instruments and simultaneously studied the Indian method of music and Natyashastra under the guidance of Piyal Bhattacharya. Subhendu Ghosh has learnt playing Saung gauk(16 string harp)under the guidance of traditional guru U Win Maung at Gitameit Music Academy, Yangon, Myanmar and is the only Asian Harp player in India.
Please note: The video will be available for a week post the live lecture/demonstration.