Performing Arts

 
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  This module records the history of experimental theatre in Bombay and Pune from the 1960s to the present day. There are accounts of ideas and people that formed this theatre by those who were a part of it, either as audience or as players. Theatre personalities reminisce about three spaces in Bombay where experimental theatre flourished—Bhulabhai Desai Memorial Institute, Walchand Terrace and...
 
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Mohiniyattam, literally meaning 'dance of the enchantress', is one of the most striking in the Indian classical dance repertoire. The efforts of Malayalam poet Vallathol Narayana Menon and dancer and guru Kalyanikutti Amma brought this art form back from possible oblivion and gave it a new life. It is characterized by its dominant element of lasya and undulating body movements. Mohiniyattam has...

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