Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts' Diploma in Movement Arts and Mixed Media grows bigger and more prominent every year. This year they celebrate the graduation performance of the first and second year of the diploma together in a grand manner at a befitting venue - Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Bengaluru
- on 14th August 2017 at 7pm. Scintillating performances in Contemporary Dance, Bharatanatyam, Kalaripayattu and a special piece in Chhau for the first time ever, choreographed by Indian and international choreographers and performed by both first and second year students will enthral the audience.
The Diploma in Movement Arts and Mixed Media has now gained considerable popularity as a one-of-its-kind course in India and is currently in its 11th year. Students engage with fresh and innovative contemporary movement language as well as the somatic wisdom from Indian physical and performance traditions in this unique 2-year Diploma course. Students also have the option of doing it as a one-year certificate course
if preferred. The Academic year of this full-time and physically demanding course is from September to August, and classes run from 8 am to 5.30 pm - Monday through Friday, culminating in a grand public graduation performance every August.
Auditions are ongoing and seats are filling fast for the upcoming batch beginning in September 2017. If you covet a career in dance and are looking for a professional training that offers the right skill-sets to achieve your dream, then you would not want to miss being a part of this high quality, intense, comprehensive and avant-garde program.
While prior dance experience is not required, prospective students must have an aptitude for dance and must have completed 10+2 or equivalent academic education. Attakkalari's audition process lays emphasis on assessing the participant's physical awareness, overall coordination, strength, speed, flexibility, musicality, sense of rhythm and space, comprehension, and most importantly, creativity and ability to imagine.