Performance

Panchatantra and Jataka Stories

Great Indian Stories

Great Indian Stories is a unique project designed to draw children into an entertaining world of mythology and morals, drama and dance.

Thiruvathira

Thiruvathirakkali

Thiruvathirakali is a joyous ritualistic dance performed by women in Kerala. This unique program includes a compilation of ten Thiruvathirakali performances.

Lalitha Lavanga

Enjoy the dance presentation by Guru Dr Pali Chandra of the song Lalitha Lavanga, the 3rdprabandh of Jayadeva’s Gita Govinda. As the composition was originally written in Sanskrit, subtitles are provided in the performance for a holistic understanding of the text.

Sancharad Adhara

Enjoy the dance perfromance by Guru Dr Pali Chandra of the song Sancharad Adhara (Rase Harimiha), 5th prabandh of Jayadeva’s Gita Govinda. This song grants the audience their first glimpse of Radha. As the composition was originally written in Sanskrit, subtitles are provided in the performance for a holistic understanding of the text.

Pralaya Payodhi Jale

Enjoy the solo dance presentation by Guru Dr Pali Chandra and Group performance by her students of the song Dasavatara, the 1st prabandh of Jayadeva’s Gita Govinda. This composition pralaya payodhi jale (Jaya Jagadeesha Hare), was originally written in Sanskrit, subtitles are provided in the performance for a understanding of the meaning of the song.

Pasyathi Dishi Dishi

Enjoy the dance presentation by Guru Dr Pali Chandra of the song Pashyati Dishi Dishi (Natha Hare Jagannatha Hare), 12th prabandh of Jayadeva’s Gita Govinda. As the composition was originally written in Sanskrit, subtitles are provided in the performance for a holistic understanding of the text.

Virachita Chaadu Vachana

Enjoy the dance performance by Guru Dr Pali Chandra of the song Virachita Chaadu Vachana (Mugde Madhu Madhanam), the 20th prabandh of Jayadeva's Gita Govinda. As the composition was originally written in Sanskrit, subtitles are provided for understanding the literature.

Mohiniyattam by Sunanda Nair

Lasya

Performance of a gifted artist, Sunanda Nair sharing her artistry and grasp of Mohinyattam with grace, eloquent gestures and swaying movements.

Kathakali Nalacharitham

Nalacharitham Second Day

This Kathakali play with English subtitles is on the second day of Nalacharitham Attakatha by Unnayi Warrier which include the Choothukali (Game of Dice), Verpadu (Separation) and Damayanthiyum Kattalanum (Damayanthi and Forest Dweller). Presented by Padmashree Kalamandalam Gopi, Margi Vijayakumar and Kalamandalam Balasubrahmaniyan.

Rugmangada Charitham Kathakali

Rugmangada Charitham

Rugmangada Charitham Kathakali , the role of Rugmangadan is enacted by the eminent Kathakali artist Padmashree Kalamandalam Gopi.

Vahathi Malaya Samire

Watch Guru Dr Pali Chandra's dance presentation of Vahathi Malaya Sameere from Jayadeva's Gita Govinda. English subtitles are included for a full understanding of the Sanskrit composition. The performance is based on the Natyashastra and Abhinaya Darpana, making it adaptable for students of different dance forms.

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