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Kathakali dance-drama is a distinctive genre of South Asian performance which developed during the 16th and 17th centuries in the Malayalam-speaking coastal region of south-west India, Kerala State.

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Videotaped in Kerala, India in 1993 and 1995, this film explains Kathakali's basic make-up types, the context of performance, the process and techniques of training, and performance preliminaries.
This video is a complete performance document of the approximately three and a half hour performance of a Kathakali play, The Killing of Kirmira.
by McPherson, Katrina
Rekha Tandon is a performer, choreographer and researcher trained in Odissi, one India’s eight classical dance forms. She is Artistic Director of Dance Routes, which reworks Odissi in modern ways.

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