A SOLO PERFORMANCE OF KATHAKALI - THE CLASSICAL DANCE DRAMA OF KERALA SOUTH INDIA
EVENT: KATHAKALI - CLASSICAL DANCE DRAMA OF KERALA SOUTH INDIA.
19th JULY 2019.
TIME TO BE CONFIRMED.
STOREY`S FIELD CENTRE
Kathakali actor - Kalamandalam Vijayakumar.
This exciting event, hosted by Sam Arts Network, offers a chance to experience classical Kathakali performed by internationally renowned Kathakali actor Kalamanadalam Vijayakumar at The Storey`s Field Centre, Cambridge.
Kalamandalam Vijayakumar will perform the story of Poothana Moksham and take us into the life of Poothana as she tries to kill the baby Lord Krishna. Follow her as she finds the baby, learns to love him, struggles as she has to decide to kill him or not until evil eventually takes hold and leads to here death which ultimately releases her from pain and suffering.
This powerful story helps us to see the strength it takes to say no to oppression and stand up to someone we are afraid of.
Kathakali is not a dance but a very powerful drama, immerse yourself in the mind of Poothana, her feelings, doubts and emotions as the story un, perfect for .
Actor - Kalamandalam Vijayakumar
photo credit Mark Bennette and Kalamandalam Barbara Vijayakumar