PKG Nambiar’s passion for language and education, and his polyglot talents, made Kudiyattam accessible to the public at large . PKG Nambiar, the celebrated Kutiyattam artist…
Browsing: Sanskrit theatre
Girija is an owner of many ‘firsts’ in Koodiyattam
Kapila Venu in conversation with India Art Review’s Aroma Warsi. In a candid and insightful conversation, the young practitioner of Kerala’s ancient theatre of Sanskrit plays, opens up on the art, politics and heritage of Koodiyattam and how she’s evolved as a student and exponent of the complex, enchanting theatre form. Tune in.
The book explores Kudiyattam as a phenomenon and the triangular relationship among the ways of doing of the performers, the ways of seeing of the audience…
Elevating sanskrit theatre from the folk tradition, Natyashastra reformed it. But, at present, Koodiyattam is the only surviving link to its past.
The art form Sanskrit Theatre was redefined by Bharata’s Natyasastra and influenced by philosophers and scholars
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.