Indian dance forms kathak. Aatma performing arts e mail. The term kathak is derived from the vedic sanskrit word katha which means story and kathaka which means the one who tells a story or to do with stories. It is a story play genre of art but one distinguished by the elaborately colorful make up costumes and facemasks that the traditionally male actor dancers wear.
In dance india has one of the largest repertoires in the world. Is one of the major forms of classical indian dance. Bharata natyam tamilnadu kuchipudi andhra pradesh odissiodisha kathakbihar manipuriassam and manipur mohini attam kathakali kerala and yakshaganam karnataka.
When the patronage shifted from the temples to the royal court there was a change in the overall emphasis. We ship from india to many countries worldwide. Narthaki indian dance online events articles preveiws reviews on all dance forms of india.
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The origin of kathak is traditionally attributed to the traveling bards of ancient northern india known as kathakars or storytellers. Locations in morganville nj plainsboro nj edison nj north brunswick nj and new york city telephone. Read about different dance forms of india with states that these belong towe bet that you would be amazed by the cultural diversity of incredible india.
There are four minor classical forms chakiarkoothu konishattam kudiyattam and ottamthullal all originating in. Teachers and performers of indian music and dance new york name. There are eight main classical forms.