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by Sangita Chatterjee

20 Years Experience

Has represented Indian in global events. An empanelled artist of ICCR, SPICMACAY & Ministry of Culture. She has been awarded Sringar Mani, Jayadev Samman, Woman achievers award, and several other artists.

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: English, Bengali, Hindi

Course Summary

This course is designed for learners who have mastered the fundamental concepts of Kathak and come with 2-3 years of prior training in Kathak. Ace performer and experienced teacher, Sangita Chatterjee takes the learning experience of the students to the next level. Both the theoretical and practical concepts are taught in explicit detail making each and every body movement, footwork, expression, sense of rhythm, etc, more refined and graceful.

Before the classes commence, the mentor of this course - Sangita Chatterjee will assess your dance skills and grasping abilities and customize the curriculum and teaching methodology accordingly.

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Sangita Chatterjee

Sangita Chatterjee

Experience: 20 Years

From: India

  • Teacher Skill Keywords

    Teacher Skill Keywords

    Kathak
  • Education

    Education

    M.A in Kathak from Khairagarh University.

    M.A inHistory&Tourism Management from Annamalai University.

About the Course

After internalizing the concept of Teentaal (16-beat time cycle) at the beginner’s level, at the intermediate level, the students will learn Jhaptaal (ten beats time cycle). 

The lessons that the students have learned at the beginner level will become more elaborate at the intermediate level. For example, they will learn the Tukdas in Jhaptaal in a more elaborate way. 

Some of the technical concepts that will taught in this course include - 

  • Aamad, - enter into the dance with the basic bol - Ta Thai Tat.
  • Paran - Paran is a composition created using Pakhawaj as an instrument. It has a very masculine sound and bols are very vigorous bols.
  • Paranamad - When the Amad is joined with the Paran, we call it Paranamad. Or it is an Aamad that ends with the Paran.   
  • Permilu - It is a composition where different kinds of sounds of nature and different instruments are used. Sounds of birds, a pakhawaj, or a ghungroo. 
  • Gatnikas - Gait or chaal of a dancer.  

These are all technical aspects of Kathak. Any kind of dance is divided into two parts - Nritta and Nritya. Nritta is the technical part whereas Nritya is dance with abhinaya. 

In Kathak training, the students are first taught the technical part of Kathak. Taal is a very important part of Kathak. And side by side the students learn the nritya which is the art of storytelling with the abhinaya.

When it comes to Nritya, understanding 9 Rasas becomes very significant. The 9 Rasas include  - Shringara, Hasya, Karuna, Raudra, Veera, Bhayanaka, Bibhatsa, Adbutha, and Shantha.

The students learn to perform Guru Vandana and Ganesh Vandana in Jhaptaal. 

About the Teacher

Sangita Chatterjee, the disciple of Guru Smt. Vaswati Misra, is a young, dynamic, and eminent exponent of Kathak, from Lucknow Gharana. Sangita has emerged as a soloist of par excellence and has made her niche as a thinking dancer whose approach toward dance is beyond mere performative presentation. 

She has orchestrated several dance programs that include a solo dance theatre production - "Yagyaseni" on Draupadi's life, a multi-dance style presentation - "Hridoy Majhe Bangla", - in the presence of the then President of India, Late Shri Pranav Mukherjee, Honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, and other political dignitaries. 

She has choreographed “Ramayan” in collaboration with Japanese dancers which she presented in Tokyo National Theatre, Japan. She has also traveled extensively to different countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America for her performances.

 During the lockdown, she has also created two short films "Quest - A Lockdown Diary of a Dancer" and 'Mirage- A Lust for Life" which were also featured in INMOTION Dance Film Festival Chicago. Sangita is an empaneled artist of ICCR, SPICMACAY & Ministry of Culture and awarded with Sringar Mani, Jayadev Samman, Woman Achievers Award, etc.

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Available For All Age-Groups

Available For All Age-Groups

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Every individual

  • Has a unique learning style

  • Is at a different learning stage

  • Has different strength and flexibility

  • Has a different caliber to understand and replicate steps

  • Has different mind-hand coordination

  • And a different GOAL!

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World-class masters as teachers

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Personalized & Interactive 1-on-1 classes

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Course studio that amplifies passion learning

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Access to global creative community

Pay as you go - 2 classes at a  time

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