Art_Inkubator in Art Factory in Lodz
time: 18:00, 20:00
place: sala teatralna Art_Inkubatora w Fabryce Sztuki w Łodzi (budynek C), ul. Tymienieckiego 3
tickets: 20 PLN ulgowy / 25 PLN normalny
"Mahabharata” KASBA ARGHYA Theatre form Kolkata (India)
Direction: Manish Mitra
Duration: 1h. 40 min.
"Mahabharata" is a production based on the epic "Mahabharata". It is a story of life, love, and power. It is mostly non verbal with few connecting lines in English and Sanskrit. The physical narrative has been developed through the fusion of different traditional Indian dance forms like Kathakali, Bharatnatyam, Kathak and traditional theatre forms like Kutiyattam and Yakshagana. The physical narrative is embedded in a musical base of traditional Indian music and rhythms. The production will be performed on February 2015 in Denmark in Odin Teatret in Holstebro, and in Poland: in CHOREA Theatre in Lodz, in Kana Theatre in Szczecin, and in Miejskie Centrum Kultury in Bydgoszcz.
Kasba Arghya is a theatre group based in Kolkata, India. The Director is Manish Mitra. Arghya focuses on folk and traditional elements of Indian culture and is in the process of developing a new theatre language though the implementation of those elements. Arghya is in a continuous search of the ethnic roots of the culture. Actors in Arghya are well trained in Kathakali, Kutiyattam and Kalari Payattu. They are trying to understand the actors body through this physical trainings and develope a new genre of physical narration.