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Date: April 7 • 2024 @ 2:00 pm
End date: April 20 • 2024 @ 3:30 pm

Workshop Tickets: $27.50

Thank you for your interest in our event. The ticket sales have ended. If you are interested in registering for the Introduction to Kathak workshop on April 20 at Place des Arts, please call our registration desk during our operating hours. 604.664.1636 ext 0.

The Art of Kathak with artist Palak Dhiman
April 7, 2024 | 2:00 – 3:30 PM
Talk and Demonstration

Kathak dancing is a blend of technical skills, mime, body positioning and contemporary concepts. Discover the storytelling nature and rhythmic art concepts of this Indian classical dance. Learn about its history, world dance associations and influence in popular culture through a one-of-a-kind presentation.

Introduction to Kathak with artist Palak Dhiman
April 20, 2024 | 2:00 – 3:30 PM

Learn the different elements of the Indian classical dance form, Kathak. Explore Kathak’s history and how it has transformed into what it is today. Learn the various elements of this storytelling dance form (body movement, hand gestures, facial expression, rhythmic footwork and so on) and discover how they come together to convey meaning through dance and storytelling. Then combine elements of Kathak into a short choreography. This workshop will touch upon the dance elements of Kathak and the signature characteristics of this dance form. You will be supported every step of the way and given time to ask questions throughout the workshop.

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