Kapila Venu’s groundbreaking performance of Parvathi Viraham in Nangiarkoothu takes Koodiyattam to new heights.
A new, systematic teaching method evolved with the introduction of acting and facial expressions in Mohiniyattam.
Nangiarkoothu would have joined the list of extinct traditional art forms of Kerala if not for the efforts of this curious dancer.
Mohiniyattam or a similar dance form was mentioned in 16th-century literature Vyavaharamala and the historical records of the Travancore rulers.
Bags the Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi Award for Mohiniyattam.
Senior and young exponents of Koodiyattam and Nangiarkoothu suggest virtual shows and online classes as means to retain the spirit of the two ancient theatres. Highlights from a recent panel discussion.
Kerala Sanskrit Akademi, Thrissur Monthly Lecture – III November 29, 2020Sunday – 11 a.m.Speaker: Smt. Usha NangiarModerator: Prof. George S. Paul Join with Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/cnz-nrzt-zsz
Natanakairali, Irinjalakuda (Kerala) From October 1, 2020 – Ongoing Presented as a narrative by the sole actress relying primarily on detailed hand gestures and facial emoting,…