കൂടിയാട്ടം കലാകാരി ശ്രീമതി ഉഷാ നങ്ങ്യാരുമായി 2018 ഒക്ടോബര് 27-ന് കാലടി, ശ്രീ ശങ്കരാചാര്യ സംസ്കൃത സര്വകലാശാലയില് വച്ച് നടത്തിയ അഭിമുഖസംഭാഷണത്തിന്റെ ലിഖിതരൂപം.
ഉഷ നങ്ങ്യാർ അഹല്യയുടെ വേഷത്തിൽ (ചിത്രം: രമേഷ് വർമ്മ )
പ്രസീത: കേരളത്തിലെ പ്രാചീനകലകളില് പ്രധാനപ്പെട്ടതാണല്ലോ കൂത്തും കൂടിയാട്ടവും.…
In this thought-provoking essay Prof. H.S. Shivaprakash posits the possible limits of rasa aesthetics by brilliantly analysing its realms of influence and mode of transforming meaning, particularly in theatre. The scholar-teacher-translator writes, ‘…the way rasa gets transformed through…
This segment offers a recording of the stage adaptation of Valmiki Pratibha, the Sanskrit version of Rabindranath Tagore's Bengali opera, written by Dr V. Raghavan. It was staged for the first time on November 21, 1990, as part of Dr Raghavan's 81st birthday celebrations. The play narrates the…
In India, dance is considered to be divine in origin. The gods and goddesses not only take great delight in dance, drama and mime but many are great dancers themselves.
The dance traditions of Andhra are divided into two distinct styles—the Nattuva Mela and the Natya Mela.…
Chavittunatakam is a 16th century maritime dance drama from Kerala. A cosmopolitan art, this performance derives its stories from the Holy Roman Empire, written in an early form of Malayalam (Praak Malayalam) denoting Senthamil and Pidgin Latin words, performed by, of and for the Latin Catholics.…
Performers are essential to any art form. In Bhavai, they assume even greater significance because of Bhavai’s particular characteristics. Bhavai is not merely a theatre form, it is a social and cultural institution which governs important aspects of its members’ lives. Traditionally, only a…
Bhavai is a popular folk theatre form in Gujarat with a 700-year old history. The word Bhavai derives its meaning from a combination of two words—bhav meaning emotion, and vahini meaning carrier—thus it is named as an art form which is a carrier of emotions.
Bhavai’s original aim was mass…
The article is about the International Congress on The Female Role, Holstebro, Denmark, September 17-22, 1986, focusing on the female role in theatre.
in Library Artifacts
In this article, Eugenio Barba puts forth his view on theatre.
in Library Artifacts