Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Attakalari to perform in Kochi

KOCHI: Artistes of the Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts would perform excerpts from its productions at the David Hall, Fort Kochi, on September 4 and at the Fine Arts Hall in the city the next day, the centres artistic director Jayachandran Palazhy said at a press conference here on Tuesday.

The Attakkalari Centre is committed to contemporary dance and inter-disciplinary performance work. An umbrella organisation for dance and digital arts, it facilitates and produces international arts events. Attakkalari has organised national and international events connected with contemporary dance, including festivals, seminars and residencies.

On September 6, there will be an audition at the Chavara Cultural Centre in the city to select aspiring young dancers. The performance at David Hall would be presented by cgh earth, while the one at Fine Arts Hall is presented by the Muthoot Pappachan Foundation and supported by Max Muller Bhavan. The organisation is conducting a performance in the State after a couple of years. Drawing sustenance from Indias wealth of performance traditions, the Attakkalari movements language is fresh, energetic, sinuous and earthy. Their influence can be seen in its unique dance repertoire

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