Masterclass with Aditi Mangaldas
Mon 25 October, 6pm
Take part in this one-off masterclass with internationally renowned dance luminary Aditi Mangaldas. This two hour session is aimed at professional and pre-professional level dance artists and offers a rare opportunity to learn from this master of South Asian dance.
If you’re trained in dance join us to experiment with, and explore the possibilities of movement you have yet to discover. Through participation and observation you can expand your understanding of South Asian dance. For some, this will be an experimental exploration, please keep in mind that they may be trying new movement vocabulary for the first time.
Watch the video on the right to hear Aditi talk about the masterclass in her own words.
With extensive training under the leading gurus of kathak, Shrimati Kumudini Lakhia and Pandit Birju Maharaj, Aditi is today recognised for her artistry, technique, eloquence and characteristic energy that mark every performance. Besides dancing and choreographing classical productions, both solo and group, she has broken new ground by using her knowledge and experience of kathak as a springboard to evolve a contemporary dance vocabulary, infused with the spirit of the classical.
This class will take place at the Aakash Odedra Company Studios:
32 Belgrave Road
"Someone like Aditi Mangaldas is so important, because she is transforming the kathak tradition from within"