Seminars - Continuity and Change in Classical Dance - Annexe Lecture Room - IIC 10 am-1 pm
July 25 – Transmission of Tradition- Gurus to Disciples/Artists to Audiences:
What constitutes Authenticity in the Classical Performing Arts with Pts Birju Maharaj, Raja Reddy, Kamalini Dutt, Gopal Dubey.
Young professional classical dancers discuss Transitions in Tradition, Re-envisioning, introspecting and understanding ever evolving Indian dance
July 26- Sharing Classical Dance for 21st Century Youth
Media intersection with guru-shishya teaching;Conscious choices for young dancers, curated by Guru Kamalini Dutt, Founder director of DD Archives with Gopalakrishnan- Sahapedia
Effective Lecture-Demonstrations for schools & colleges: Rupi Mahendroo- SPIC MACAY, Paulami Guha- IRCEN, Shubendra Rao, Sharon Lowen.
July 27– Indian Classical Dance Transnationally
Indian Classical arts as part of the world cultural community:Arshiya Sethi, Sunil Kothari, Rama Vaidyanathan, ICCR director. Moderator: Amarendra Khatua
Contribution Internationally by non-Indian artists/teachers/scholars– What draws students and artists from other cultures to study and practice Indian classical performing arts traditions? How do they share this here and abroad?
Mohiniattam to Contemporary Workshop - Alliance Francaise Auditorium July 28 - 9:30 to 1 p.m. Details and registration for Contemporary Dance Workshop
Dance of the Enchantress –Award winning film by Adoor Gopalakrishnan and Brigitte Chataignier with Q & A. -Alliance Francaise July 29 – 6 p.m.