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An Introduction to Kathak : A graceful classical Dance of Bharat

For the first time an OPEN university knocks the door of keen learners of Indian Classical Dance- Kathak. The objectives behind such an inactive as online teaching of kathak are
  • To make special arrangements for learning classical dance kathak for people who are not able to go to conventional classes regularly.
  • To train students for Kathak to preserve the traditional methods of teaching and in doing so making use of all modern techniques.
  • To create more opportunity for artists in professional as well as academic field by training them for Kathak.
  •  Physical ability to dance
  • Ability to read and write

 

1. Performing Art- Kathak- An Online Course

2. Expert Discussion forum

3. Expert Talk

4. Indian Classical Dance Kathak – An Introduction

5. Laya

6. Laya and Types of Laya

7. Test-1

1. Taal- (Sam, Matraa, Taali, Khaali, Khand/Vibhag, Aavartan)

2. Teentaal

3. Artist and Accomanists

4. Taal and other definitions

5. Tatkaar

6. Treetaal-teental

7. Tatkar

8. Tatkar with Tihai

9. Test-2

1. Kathak Definitions-Part-1

2. Kathak ang

3. Kathak Definitions Part-1

4. Kathak Definition Part-2

5. Kathak Definitions Part-2

6. Hast Sanchalan Part-1 (hand movements)

7. Test-3

1. Kathak Definition Part-3

2. Hast Sanchalan Part-2 (hand movements)

3. Hast Sanchalan Part-3 (hand movements)

4. Hastmudra

5. Types of Chakkar in Kathak

6. Test-4

1. Asamyukt Hastmudra ( Single Hand Gestures)

2. Asamyukta Hastmudra-1

3. Asamyukta Hastmudra-2

4. Tukda-1

1. Tukda-2

2. Asamyukta Hastmudra-3

3. Test-5

4. Tukda-3

1. Tukda-4

2. Indian Classical Dances

3. Test-6

1. Chakradar Tukda

2. Types of Abhinayas

3. Types of Abhinay

4. Test-7

1. Tihai-1

2. Kathak Gharana

3. Tihai-2

4. Test-8

1. Paran

2. Nartan Bheda

3. Test-9

1. Chakkrdar Paran

2. Saint Poet Tulsidas

3. Saint Poetess Meerabai

4. Introduction of Artists and Accompanists

1. Test-10

2. Natvari Tukda-1

3. Natvari Tukda-2

1. Life Sketch of Pt. Bindadin Maharaj

2. Test-11

3. Thath-1

1. Thath-2

2. Thath Practise

3. Life Sketch of Pt. Sunderprasadji

4. Test-12

1. Sada Aamad-1

2. Sada Aamad-2

3. Life Sketch of Pt. Birju Maharaj

1. Test-13

2. Paran Judi Aamad

3. Life Sketch of Shrimati Kumudini Lakhiya

1. Test-14

2. Introduction of Artist and Accompanists

3. Rangmanch Pranaam/ Salaami

4. Dadra Taal

1. Test-15

2. Kavit

3. Kavit Practical

4. Kaherva Taal

1. Test-16

2. Gat Nikas

3. Gat Nikas Practical

4. Ghoonghat Gat

5. Murli/Krishna gat

6. Names of Kathak Kalagurus

1. Baant

2. Baant Practical

3. Test-17

4. Gatbhav

1. Description of Incidents/occasions of Gatbhav

2. Shloka

3. Shloka Practical