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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.

Details

Date:
April 17
Time:
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Organizer

Bronx Council on the Arts
Phone:
718 931 9500
Email:
contact@bronxarts.org

Venue

Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos
450 Grand Concourse, Rm C-190
Bronx,NY10451United States
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Phone:
718.518.6728
Website:
www.bronxarts.org