Movement and Rhythm Workshop ft. Dr Gayathri Ganapathy at The Whitworth – #NewNorthSouth

2.30PM

Venue: The Whitworth

FREE EVENT

In this workshop, participants will experience rhythms and movements inspired by South Asian heritage. The movements demonstrated will be from the Indian classical dance style of Bharatanatyam, and the percussions will be that of the tabla. The day will start with a short demonstration performance by the artists.

By the end of this exciting day, participants to go away with an understanding of the dance style and rhythms and an ability to incorporate the same in their own practise.

Presented by Equilibrium Arts.

New North and South
This show is part of New North and South – a three year programme of co-commissions, exhibitions and intellectual exchange to celebrate shared heritage across continents and develop artistic talent, produced by a new network of eleven arts organisations from across the North of England and South Asia.

The New North and South network, supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England’s Ambition for Excellence programme, will bring prominence to the work of leading Bangladeshi, Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan and UK artists and include new artistic commissions, exhibitions and performances in Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool and in Colombo, Dhaka, Lahore, Karachi and Kochi.