Essence International is a 2-Week Intensive in Contemporary dance and Movement Arts organised by Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts. Essence International invites practising dance artists from across the globe to Bengaluru (India) to get focused and advanced training as well as mentorship by experts in Contemporary Dance and other Movement Arts.

Where: Bangalore, India

When: 23 July to 7 August 2018

Deadline for applications: 18 July 2018

Essence International is a new initiative by Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts, aimed at dancers with at least 2 years of experience to provide them with insights to become accomplished professional artists in the performing arts arena. Held in Bengaluru from 23 July to 7 August 2018, Essence International classes will be held from Monday to Saturday by artists of global repute in different strands of Contemporary Dance, Ballet, Kalarippayattu, Yoga, Gyrokenesis and Feldenkrais Method. Participants will also be able to attend performances, seminars and other events at the “Body Matters- Move to Transform” festival celebrating Arts in Education, held in Bengaluru from 8-11 August 2018.
Participants can attend 75 classes in total for an attractive fee of INR 20,000/- for Indians or 500 Euros for non-Indians. You can opt for either the entire course or make up your own curriculum by selecting the modules of your choice and pay accordingly.
The weather in Bangalore is very pleasant and the city is well connected with air and surface travel modes. Attakkalari studios are furnished with wooden sprung dance floors and linoleum mats, situated in the heart of Bengaluru. The city has plenty of choices for accommodation and food.

To register

Costs for participants: INR 20,000/- for Indians or 500 Euros for non-Indians

Contact details:
Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts
Second Cross,BTS Main Road, Wilson Garden, Bangalore-560027
Tel: 91 + 080 + 2212 3684, 4148 3534, 4146 7690

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