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Kathak - Classical dance from North India

With Priscilla Gauri

Kathak classes begin with learning and practicing foot rhythms (tatkar), as well as the vocabulary of synchronised body movements, over a 16 beat cycle (teental).  Then students learn diverse choreographies (toras, amad, paran), rhythmic sequences (lari, tihai), as well as invocations to the gods Shiva, Ganesh, Saraswati (Bandana).

Priscilla Bruelhart - Kathak

Priscilla started her artistically studies in Monaco at the Music conservatory as well as in the dance school Dance Plus. Later on she also went to Laban Dance Center in London for workshop. At that time she is practicing several dance styles as : Classical, jazz, contemporary, and funky. In year 2006 Priscilla discovered Kathak and is immediately captivated by this rhythmic and charming art of performing art. She specialized herself in this dance style and develops her own creations bringing together the complexity of this classical art with the liberty of modern dance.

Her Kathak Guruji is Pandit Ravi Shankar Mishra from Benares. During her stays in India she also had the opportunities to work and to learn with different artists from different Gharanas.

Priscilla participates to several international dance workshops all over the world and is touring in different dance projects in Europe as well as in India. Since september 2012, Priscilla joined the compagny Sapana (dream) founded by her Gurubahin Fanny Marquet (Meera) with whom she is training and performing since several years and Anjali Shah.

Website  : www.priscilla-bruelhart.com/

Ateliers d'ethnomusicologie - 10, rue de Montbrillant - 1201 Genève
1 Saturday upon 2, from 4 to 5 pm
25 frs / cours (20 frs parents adem's member)

Tel.: 078 714 08 53 - Email: nrithyanjalidance@gmail.com

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