07-08-2012 /
Shri. Raviraj
DANCE
KATHAK

LEVEL : 1

  • Single, Dugun of basic Tatkar, 2 Tihai using coordination of hands, eyes, footwork, etc.
  • 5 Mudra and their usage (viniyoga)
  • Trital - Show beats of Trital by hand and recite the Bol.
  • 3 hand movements at three levels using wrist.
  • Eye, Neck, Head, Chest, movements from Abhinaya Darpan. Drishtibheda, Greevabheda, Shribheda, Urubheda - (for exercise and knowledge)

Theory: Definitions: Dugun, Chaugun, Taal, Sam, Bol, Mudra, Tihai, Tatkar.


LEVEL : 2

  • Increased clarity and confidence in Tatkar pattern.
  • Basic Tatkar in Chaugun, 4 Tihai using coordination of hands, eyes, etc.
  • Chakkar, 8 Mudra and usage (viniyoga)
  • 3 hand movements at three levels using wrist.
  • 4 final poses Toda 2 (dance toda)
  • Palta (from Gat)

Theory: Definitions: Chakkur, Chaugun, Toda, Palta.


LEVEL : 3

  • Basic Tatkar in Aathgun.
  • 10 Mudra, usage (Viniyoga), 5 tihai, Toda Chakradar - tat tat tat tat thun thun thun thun..... Kavit - giridhara..... 4 toda, Gat - Parts of Gat Chaal, gat exit footwork, beginning steps.

Theory: Definitions: Aathgun, Chakradar, Kavit, Chaal.


LEVEL : 4

  • 5 todas: Ability to do 5 Todas with final still pose with poise. Gat 2, 5 tihai, Taal - kerwa, Dadra, Zaptal.

Theory: Origin of Kathak. Definitions: Matra, Khali, Aavartan, Sam, Lay, Aathgun, Barabar, Gat, Toda, Paran.

 

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