KATHAKALI AND BHARATHANATYAM HERITAGE WORKSHOPS THE HALLEY ACADEMY LONDON.
EVENT: A STUDY OF KATHAKALI AND BHARATHANATYAM COSTUMES AND HERITAGE
Kalamandalam Vijayakumar - internationally renowned Kathakali actor.
4th - 7th MARCH 2019.
VENUE: THE HALLEY ACADEMY, CORELLI ROAD, BLACKHEATH, LONDON. SE3 8EP
TEL: 020 8516 7977
This exciting project kindly funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, and hosted by The Halley Academy, offers a rare opportunity to discover the history and life behind the beautiful Kathakali and Bharathanatyam costumes, how they changed over time, what materials they use, how they are worn and the characters they represent.
Learn about the characters, how they tell a story through an elaborate sign language called Mudras and how to repair the costumes with gold leaf.
These workshops will include how the clothing we wear and the costumes we create for theatre have a story to tell, capture our history and represent our social identity.
IMPORTANT: Although taking place in an academy it maybe possible for a small number of people to join the class - please check with the academy.
Actors - Kalamandalam Vijayakumar
photo credit Kalamandalam Barbara Vijayakumar