Traditional Kathak Masterclass
What To Expect?
Learn the fundamentals of Kathak: North Indian Classical Dance. Participants will be taught the key elements of the form which include rhythmic footwork, chakars- fast pirouettes, spoken rhythm and graceful movements. You will learn a short movement sequence and guided through an exploration on how Kathak elements can be used to influence your individual dance practice.
International dance artist & former BBC Young Dancer Finalist@_vidyapatel
Vidya Patel is a dance artist with a background in Kathak who performs and collaborates with a wide range of artists nationally and internationally. Since representing the South Asian Category in the Grand Final of BBC Young Dancer 2015 at Sadlers Wells, she has toured with several choreographers and artists including Richard Alston Dance Company, Gary Clarke, Shammi Pithia, Sujata Banerjee Dance, Thick and Tigh whilst also performing at notable venues including Sadlers Wells and Royal Festival Hall. She is currently a Young Associate Choreographer of Sadlers Wells Theatre.