Poetry Through Movement Workshop
April 17 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Learn how to tell a story the classical Indian way in this free all-ages workshop on the art of Abhinaya. In Indian classical dance, Abhinaya is the subtle use of hand gestures, facial expressions, and body language. This form of expression brings to life the nuances of text and subtext in a dance composition. Through Abhinaya,movements can be used as a device for narration. It describes action through metaphor and in character depiction. Workshop participants will learn some basic hand gestures, eye movements, body positions, and exercises, to help establish character and intention in a performance space.