Kutiyattam Workshop

For Theatre Artistes, Dancers and other Performing Artistes
03-12 July 2015 Ammannur Gurukulam, Irinjalakkuda, Kerala

Theatreconnekt together with Ammannur Chachu Chakyar Smaraka Gurukulam, organizes workshop in Kutiyattam, the age old Sanskrit theatre tradition. The workshop is designed specifically for contemporary theatre artistes, dancers and performing artistes from other disciplines.

Placed in traditional gurukulam environment, the workshop is designed and formulated by Shri. G.Venu, an internationally accomplished trainer, performer, pedagogue and scholar in Kutiyattam. Shri. Venu is also the Workshop Director.

The workshop is specifically formulated to introduce the methodology, principles and systems of acting and theatre-making as practiced in Kutiyattam. For instance, the subtle and highly intricate use of eyes and its training, the language of hand gestures, control of breath, relation between voice and emotion, character analysis, invoking rasa (sentiment) and bhava (emotions), interpretation of text and character, the imagination of performer, relativity of space and time etc will be dealt in
detail in the workshop.

Has emphasize on practical training supplemented with live performances and lectures by eminent scholars from various cross-disciplines, the program shall equip the participant to understand the philosophy of the tradition and also to possess some of its primary and basic performance techniques.

Taking place from 03 to 12 July 2015 at Ammannur Gurukalam, the workshop will be residential in nature.

The participation is limited to 18 persons only and the registration is open up to Monday, 08 June.

For more information and to apply, download the respective documents from the link below.

Important Dates to Remember

  • Last date for registration: 08 June 2015
  • Confirmation of registration: 10 June 2015



Information Sheet

Application Form


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