Actors and acting: India

Madhavan, Arya (2007) Actors and acting: India. In: Encyclopedia of Asian theatre. Greenwood Press, Westport CT, USA, pp. 10-11. ISBN 0313335303

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Abstract

Though Indian theatre's origins are obscure, we know that Bharatha Muni's Natyasastra, the trestise on Drama is as old as 2200 years. The entry discuss the features of traditional Indian theatre, its features, the dramatic theory of Rasa and actor training of Kutiyattam. It also discusses the interface between drama and dance in Indian theatre.

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Additional Information:Though Indian theatre's origins are obscure, we know that Bharatha Muni's Natyasastra, the trestise on Drama is as old as 2200 years. The entry discuss the features of traditional Indian theatre, its features, the dramatic theory of Rasa and actor training of Kutiyattam. It also discusses the interface between drama and dance in Indian theatre.
Keywords:Traditional Indian Theatre, Bharatanatyam, Tamasha, Indian Music
Subjects:W Creative Arts and Design > W330 History of Music
W Creative Arts and Design > W410 Acting
W Creative Arts and Design > W400 Drama
W Creative Arts and Design > W500 Dance
W Creative Arts and Design > W300 Music
Divisions:College of Arts > Lincoln School of Performing Arts
ID Code:3363
Deposited By: Rosaline Smith
Deposited On:20 Sep 2010 13:44
Last Modified:18 Jul 2011 16:32

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