Rabindranritya: Tagore’s dance idiom
Workshop on Rabindranritya by Dr. Sruti Bandopadhay
Dr. Sruti Bandopadhay, one of the leading exponents of Manipuri, is dedicated to propagating the form outside the boundaries of the state. She is a ‘Top’ grade artiste of Doordarshan. Having trained under Bipin Singh, Kalavati Devi and Darshana Jhaveri, among others, she has performed in major festivals in India and abroad. She is a recognised artiste of the Sangeet Natak Akademi, the ICCR, the Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre and other cultural institutions in India. In addition to having choreographed a number of acclaimed productions, Dr. Bandopadhay has completed her PhD from Rabindra Bharati University and D.Litt. from Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan. Currently, she teaches Manipuri Dance at Sangit Bhavana of Visva-Bharati University and regularly performs, lectures and writes on dance. She has been a recipient of the Devadasi Rashtriya Samman at Bhubaneswar and the Sri Lalit Kala Academy Award from Mysore.
A poet, playwright, painter, lyricist, novelist and a man of letters, Rabindranath Tagore also revolutionised the dance scenario of Bengal. In this workshop, participants will learn to create and recreate to express, in their own ways, the vision and philosophy of Tagore.
Registration Fees: Rs.500/-
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