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The Gamaka Association operates nationally in the fields of artistic production, research and promotion of classical Indian performing arts. Since 2011, the association is committed to spreading Indian theater and music cultures; In addition to artisan work, the association coordinates and organizes a series of training activities: free dance theater and Indian classical music, and high level training sessions with internationally renowned Indian Masters for dancers, actors and professionals from show. From 2012 Gamaka promotes and coordinates the Natyakala Festival, an exhibition of classical Indian performing arts presented annually in Venice with the participation of international guest artists from India. The Festival offers every year a rich schedule of shows, concerts, workshops, day of studies, conferences. Today, at its 4th edition, the Festival has attracted the support and sponsorship of institutions of high cultural profile: Venice City Council, Fondazione FIND India-Europe Foundation for New Dialogues, Ca ‘Foscari University of Venice, Venice Music Conservatory ” B. Marcello “, Conservatory of Music of Vicenza(info: http://natyakala-ve.blogspot.
Activities of the Association
Artistic productions – Production of Indian Dance, Theater and Classical Music. Original artistic productions in the form of multi-discipline and contamination between different contemporary languages. Development of monographic interventions and demonstration lessons. Choreographic consultations and contribution to the production of theatrical works, through exchange with other institutions, associations and companies of theater and dance.
Teaching and training activities – Teaching takes place through annual courses, workshops, seminars, choreographic workshops, demonstration lessons and thematic stages. The Association organizes professional training courses and free courses for adults and teenagers in the following disciplines: 1) Classical Dance Theater of India: Dance Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Odissi and Kuchipudi; 2) Propedeutics: Yoga and other body disciplines (Pilates, Feldenkrais); 3) Indian Classical Music (Hindostan and Carnatic Tradition): singing, nattuvangam, tabla, bansuri flute