Date of Performance
Name of Performance
Name of the Artistes
Venue
Remarks
March 31 to April 2, 2015
The very first Kutiyattam Festval in North East; three day Kutiyattam festival at Guwahati and Barpeta, Assam
April 1, 2015
Kutiyattam – ‘Thoranayudham’- Second day
Painkulam Ramachakyar Smaraka Kalapeedam
Govt. Museum Auditorium, Thiruvananthapuram
 
April 22, 2015
(April 15th being Vishu, the programme has been scheduled for 22nd )
Nangiarkoothu – ‘Rasacreeda’
Ammannur Chachu Chakyar Smaraka Gurukulam
Govt. Museum Auditorium, Thiruvananthapuram
 
May 6 , 2015
Kutiyattam – ‘Soorppanakhangam’-
Kalamandalam
Sohan & troupe

Govt. Museum Auditorium, Thiruvananthapuram
 
May 20 , 2015

Nangiarkoothu – ‘Akrooragamanam’
Guru Kalamandalam Girija & troupe
Govt. Museum Auditorium, Thiruvananthapuram
 
June 3, 2015
Kutiyattam –
‘Subhadradhananjayam’
Kalamandalam
Kalamandalam
Ramith & troupe
Govt. Museum Auditorium, Thiruvananthapuram
 
June 17 , 2015

Nangiarkoothu –‘Madurapravesham’
Kalamandalam Viswashree & troupe
Govt. Museum Auditorium, Thiruvananthapuram
 
July 1, 2015
Kutiyattam – Purappatu of Sree Rama (Balivadham)
Margi, Thiruvananthapuram
Govt. Museum Auditorium, Thiruvananthapuram
 
July 15, 2015

Nangiarkoothu (Draupadi)
Smt Usha Nangiar & troupe
Govt. Museum Auditorium, Thiruvananthapuram
 
August 5, 2015
Kutiyattam – Purappatu of Sree Rama (Shoorpanakhangam)
Shri Kalamandalam Manjunath & troupe
Govt. Museum Auditorium, Thiruvananthapuram
 
August 19 , 2015

Nangiarkoothu – ‘Kamsavadham’
Kumari Mahalakshmi & troupe
Govt. Museum Auditorium, Thiruvananthapuram
 
 

Programmes: SEPTEMBER   2015
Manthramkam Festival -  From Sept 2nd to 6th, 2015 – 5pm to 8 pm

Celebrating the third anniversary of regular venue for Kutiyattam and allied arts at the Govt Museum Auditorium, Thiruvananthapuram, with Manthramkam Kutiyattam (the third act of Bhasa’s Pratitnjayoughandharayana)

Sept 02 - Purappadu
Sept 03 - Cheriya Kutiyattam
Sept 04 - Venneerattam
Sept 05 - Valiya Kutiyattam (Ist part)
Sept 06 - Cheriya Kutiyattam (IInd part)
 
By Guru Kalamandalam Rama Chakyar (SNA Awardee) and troupe

Venue: Govt Museum Auditorium, Thiruvananthapuram. 

Press Coverage
   
         

October 01: Theerthapadamandalam, East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram, at 5 pm

Balivadham Kutiyattam in association with Drisyavedi, Thiruvananthapuram
with Gurus Kalamandalam Rama Chakyar as Sugreeva and Ammannoor Kuttan Chakyar as Bali with artists of Margi Thiruvananthapuram for other roles and as accompanists.   
(Duration of the programme- about four hours )

At the Regular venue for Kutiyattam: 86th and 87th Programmes
First and third Wednesdays of every month - 6 pm to 8.00 pm
(Programmes to start with the usual class on the mudra (hand gesture) and lecture-demonstration on the episode under performance; synopsis available at the venue)

Date of Performance
Name of Performance
Name of the troupe/artists
Venue
 
October 7 , 2015

Kutiyattam - Thoranayudham (Kailasodharanam & Parvathiviraham)            

Shri Kalamandalam Sangeeth Chakyar & troupe
Govt. Museum Auditorium, Thiruvananthapuram
 
October 21 , 2015

Nangiarkoothu - Jarasandhayudham

Smt Kalamandalam Krishnendu & troupe

Govt. Museum Auditorium, Thiruvananthapuram
 
Press Coverage
   
         

Upcoming Event
Programmes : NOVEMBER  2015

ALL ARE WELCOME

At the Regular venue for Kutiyattam: 88th and 89th Programmes
First and third Wednesdays of every month - 6 pm to 8.00 pm
(Programmes to start with the usual class on the mudra (hand gesture) and lecture-demonstration on the episode under performance; synopsis available at the venue)

Date of Performance
Name of Performance
Name of the troupe/artists
Venue
 
November 4, 2015

Kutiyattam – Subhadradhananjayam (II Act- Mishravishkambham)           

Smt Kalamandalam Neetu & troupe
Govt. Museum Auditorium, Thiruvananthapuram
 
November 18, 2015

Nangiarkoothu – ‘Subhadraharanam’

Smt Margi Sathi & troupe

Govt. Museum Auditorium, Thiruvananthapuram
 
         
Kannur – Jawahar Library Hall, Kannur – 1st Programme

(Inauguration of Regular Venue for Kutiyattam and allied arts at Kannur)
Second Wednesday of every month - 6 pm to 8.00 pm
(Programmes to start with a class on the mudra (hand gesture) and lecture-demonstration on the episode under performance; synopsis available at the venue)


Date of Performance
Name of Performance
Name of the troupe/artists
Venue
 
November 11, 2015

Kutiyattam – Subhadradhananjayam (I Act)                

Mani Madhava Chakyar Smaraka  Gurukulam, Lakkidi, Palakkad

Jawahar Library Hall, Yogasala Road, Near old bus stand, Kannur.
Local Contact:
Shri Sreehari

Mob: 9895269047
 
         

Programmes at other venues:



Date of Performance
Name of Performance
Name of the troupe/artists
Venue
 
November 12, 2015

1.Rasa abhinaya in Kutiyattam
– lecture-demonstration

2.Kutiyattam – Shurpanakhangam      

Smt Usha Nangiar –
 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm

Margi, Thiruvananthapuram
6 pm to 7pm        

Kerala University
Thiruvananthapuram
Dept of English
Local contact:
Smt Chandralekha

Mob: 9847911609

 
November 16, 2015

One day Kutiyattam Camp for graduate level students – Interactive lec-dem, Nangiarkoothu and Kutiyattam
10 am to 4 pm

Guru Kalamandalam
Girija & troupe

Dr P.K. Rajan Memorial Campus, Kannur University,
Palathadam, Nileshwar, Kasaragod district
Local Contact:
Prof. Sreedharan

Mob: 9447314292

 
November 17, 2015

Dissemination of Kutiyattam among the schools students and teachers of Kerala
-Inter-active lec-dem followed by performance and post performance interaction

9.30 am to 12.30 pm

Pothiyil Gurukulam

PR Memorial Higher
Secondary School
Kolavallur, Thalassherry
Kannur Dist
Local Contact

Mr Sudhakaran Master Mob:9495103476

 
         

Programmes for the month at other venues with the support of the Kutiyattam Kendra:
For latest details/updates please contact:



Place
Name of Institution
Programmes details
Contact for details
 
Thiruvananthapuram

Margi,
East Fort  

Weekly performances and
Manthrankam for 41 days annually

0471-2478806
Mob: 9847099941

 
Kottayam

Pothiyil Gurukulam,
Manganam

Fortnightly  
performances

Mob:  9447060286
& 9349507932

 

Aluva
(Ernakulam)

Nepathya,
Moozhikulam

Fortnightly 
performances

0484-2470106
Mob:9447209421

 

Lakkidi
(Palakkad)

Mani Madhava
Chakyar Smaraka Gurukulam

Weekly performances and Mathavilasam for
3 days annually

0466-2230543
Mob: 9446149914

 
         

Upcoming Event
Programmes : DECEMBER  2015

ALL ARE WELCOME

At the Regular venue for Kutiyattam:
1. Thiruvananthapuram - Govt Museum Auditorium - 90th and 91st Programmes
First and third Wednesdays of every month - 6 pm to 8.00 pm
(Programmes to start with the usual class on the mudra (hand gesture) and lecture-demonstration on the episode under performance; synopsis available at the venue)

 
Date of Performance
Name of Performance
Name of the troupe/artists
Venue
 
December 2, 2015

Kutiyattam – ‘Bhrahmacharikoothu’ (Purappad)    

Pothiyil Gurukulam, Kottayam
Govt. Museum Auditorium, Thiruvananthapuram
 
December 16, 2015

Nangiarkoothu – ‘Purappad’

Margi, Thiruvananthapuram

Govt. Museum Auditorium, Thiruvananthapuram
 
         
2. Kannur – Jawahar Library Hall, Kannur – 2nd Programme
(Regular Venue for Kutiyattam and allied arts at Kannur)
Second Wednesday of every month - 6 pm to 8.00 pm
(Programmes to start with a class on the mudra (hand gesture) and lecture-demonstration on the episode under performance; synopsis available at the venue)
 
Date of Performance
Name of Performance
Name of the troupe/artists
Venue
 
December 9, 2015

Nangiarkoothu – ‘Kamsavadham’
          

Smt.Kalamandalam Krishnendu.K.J

Jawahar Library Hall, Yogasala Road, Near old bus stand, Kannur.
Local Contact:
Shri Sreehari

Mob: 9895269047

 
         

Programmes at other venues:



 
Date of Performance
Name of Performance
Name of the troupe/artists
Venue
 
December4, 2015

Kutiyattam – ‘Jatayuvadhankam’
- 2 pm

Nepathya, Aluva  

Dept. of Malayalam, Sree Keralavarma College, Thrissur
Local Contact:
Shri Satheesh

Mob: 9447578363

 
December 7, 2015

Dissemination of Kutiyattam among the schools students and teachers of Kerala
-Inter-active lec-dem followed by performance and post performance interaction
- 9.30 am to 12.30 pm

Pothiyil Gurukulam

St.Ephrem’s H.S.S, Mannam, Kottayam

Local Contact:
Shri Ciril Master
Mob:9447355384

 
December 8, 2015

Dissemination of Kutiyattam among the schools students and teachers of Kerala
-Inter-active lec-dem followed by performance and post performance interaction
- 9.30 am to 12.30 pm

Margi, Thiruvananthapuram

Govt.H.S.S.
Kilimanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

Local Contact:
Shri Shajahan Master
Mob:9447905615

 
December 8, 2015

Dissemination of Kutiyattam among the schools students and teachers of Kerala
-Inter-active lec-dem followed by performance and post performance interaction
- 9.30 am to 12.30 pm

Pothiyil Gurukulam

St.George’s High School, Parathode,
Idukki.

Local Contact:
Shri Wilson Master Mob:9388590592

 
December 19, 2015

Chakyarkoothu – 5 pm

Nangiarkoothu – 6.30 pm


Shri.Jishnu Prathap

Smt.Usha Nangiar

Punartham Ootupura Hall, South Chittoor,
Cochin (In asso. with Sopanam Kala Samskarika Samithi)
Local Contact:
Shri Madhu CA

Mob: 9447329839

 

 

December 20, 2015

Kutiyattam -
‘Shurpanakhankam’ - 6pm

Margi, Thiruvananthapuram

 
December 21, 2015

Kutiyattam performance-Subhadradhananjayam

Pothiyil Gurukulam

SUVARNAM 2015 Kottayam (Cultural Festival under the aegis of the Dept of Culture, Govt of Kerala)

Contact: Shri K A Francis – Mob:9846061379

 
         

Programmes for the month at Kutiyattam Institutions with the support of the Kutiyattam Kendra:
- For latest details/updates please contact:



 
Place
Name of Institution
Programmes details
Contact for details
 
Thiruvananthapuram

Margi,
East Fort  

Weekly performances and
Manthrankam for 41 days annually

0471-2478806
Mob: 9847099941

 
Kottayam

Pothiyil Gurukulam,
Manganam

Fortnightly  
performances

Mob:  9447060286
& 9349507932

 

Aluva
(Ernakulam)

Nepathya,
Moozhikulam

Fortnightly 
performances

0484-2470106
Mob:9447209421

 

Lakkidi
(Palakkad)

Mani Madhava
Chakyar Smaraka Gurukulam

Weekly performances and Mathavilasam for
3 days annually

0466-2230543
Mob: 9446149914

 
         
Date of Performance
Name of Performance
Name of the troupe/artists
Venue
 
January 6, 2016

Kutiyattam –
‘Nirvahana of Sugreeva’ (Balivadham)

Shri Kalamandalam Jishnu Prathap & troupe
Govt. Museum Auditorium, Thiruvananthapuram
 
*January 13, 2016
Nangiarkoothu – ‘Kamsajananam’

Kum.Sajitha A.G & troupe

Govt. Museum Auditorium, Thiruvananthapuram
 
(*due to technical reasons the programme on Jan 20th advanced to 13th)  
         
2. Kannur – Jawahar Library Hall, Kannur – 2nd Programme
(Regular Venue for Kutiyattam and allied arts at Kannur)
Second Wednesday of every month - 6 pm to 8.00 pm
(Programmes to start with a class on the mudra (hand gesture) and lecture-demonstration on the episode under performance; synopsis available at the venue)
 
Date of Performance
Name of Performance
Name of the troupe/artists
Venue
 
January 13, 2016

Kutiyattam – ‘Naganandam’
          

Guru.Sri.Kalamandalam
Ramachakyar & troupe

Jawahar Library Hall, Yogasala Road, Near old bus stand, Kannur.
Local Contact:
Shri Sreehari

Mob: 9895269047

 
         

Programmes at other venues:



 
Date of Performance
Name of Performance
Name of the troupe/artists
Venue
 
January 4, 2016

Kutiyattam –
‘Subhadradananjayam’

Pothiyil Gurukulam

Jerusalem Mount Higher Secondary School, Kottayam

 
January 9, 2016

Kutiyattam &Nangiarmoothu

-Lec-dems and performances of Balacharitam & Kamsavadham respectively

Kalamandalam Charu Agaru & troupe

Chembai Smaraka Sangeetha College, Palakkad, in association with Palakkad Kathakali Trust

 
January 10, 2016

Kutiyattam – ‘Shurpanakhankam’

Margi, Thiruvananthapuram

Sivaparvathy Cultural Society, Venjarammoodu,Tvm

 
January 11, 2016

Kutiyattam - ‘Swapnavasavadhatham’

Mani Madhava Chakyar Smaraka Gurukulam, Lakkidi

Mani Madhava Chakyar Smaraka Gurukulam, Lakkidi

 
January 12, 2016

Kutiyattam - ‘Naganandam’

Shri.Kalamandalam Charu Agaru & troupe

 

Mani Madhava Chakyar Smaraka Gurukulam, Lakkidi

 

 
January 14, 2016

Kutiyattam - ‘Naganandam’ – (3rd Act, Viskkambam)

Guru.Sri.Kalamandalam
Ramachakyar & troupe

UGC-HRD Centre, Kannur University campus,Thavakkara, Kannur
 
Date / Event to be confirmed

Kutiyattam –
‘Thapathi Samvaranam’

Ammannur Chachu Chakyar Smaraka Gurukulam

Mani Madhava Chakyar Smaraka Gurukulam, Lakkidi

 
         

Programmes for the month at other venues with the support of the Kutiyattam Kendra:
- For latest details/updates please contact:



 
Place
Name of Institution
Programmes details
Contact for details
 
Thiruvananthapuram

Margi,
East Fort  

Weekly performances and
Manthrankam for 41 days annually

0471-2478806
Mob: 9847099941

 
Kottayam

Pothiyil Gurukulam,
Manganam

Fortnightly  
performances

Mob:  9447060286
& 9349507932

 

Aluva
(Ernakulam)

Nepathya,
Moozhikulam

Fortnightly 
performances

0484-2470106
Mob:9447209421

 

Lakkidi
(Palakkad)

Mani Madhava
Chakyar Smaraka Gurukulam

Weekly performances and Mathavilasam for
3 days annually

0466-2230543
Mob: 9446149914

 

 

February 2016

Cordially invites you for the following programmes at various centres in Kerala during the month of February 2016 to disseminate Kutiyattam and related forms.

At the regular venues in Kerala:
All the programmes to start dot on time and will be preceded by a brief appreciation class on the play/episode under performance and on the hand gestures used for Kutiyattam. Detailed synopsis available at the venues concerned.

Fortnightly performances at the Govt Museum Thiruvananthapuram in association with Dept of Museum, Govt of Kerala:

Date of Performance
Name of Performance
Name of the troupe/artists
Time
Local contact:
February 3, 2016

Kutiyattam - Brahmacharikoothu

By Pothiyil Gurukulam, Kottayam
6.00 PM to 8.00 PM
0471-2574987 / 9447188584
February 17, 2016

Nangiarkoothu
Ugrasenabandhanam

Kumari Gayathri , Thrissur
6.00 PM to 8.00 PM
0471-2574987 / 9447188584
         

Monthly performance at Jawahar Library Hall, Kannur (near old Bus stand) in association with Naimisharanyam Festival, Kannur:
Date of Performance
Name of Performance
Name of the troupe/artists
Time
Local contact:
February 10, 2016

Nangiarkoothu
Vrindavanavarnana

By Smt Kalamandalam Shylaja, HOD of Kutiyattam, Kerala Kalamandalam
6.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Shri Sreehari
Mob: 9895269047 / 9388103577

Monthly performance at Harippad Subramanyaswamy temple Koothambalam, Harippad, Alappuzha in association with Rangadwani, Harippad:
Date of Performance
Name of Performance
Name of the troupe/artists
Time
Local contact:
February 13, 2016

Kutiyattam
Jatayuvadham

By Margi, Thiruvananthapuram
6.30 PM to 8.30 PM
Shri Chandran Master
Mob: 9447978154
         
Special programme at the Dept of Museum and Zoo, Thiruvananthapuram, for the participants of the workshop under the joint auspices of the Dept of Museum and Zoo, Institute of conservation (University of Applied Arts), Vienna and New York Conservation Foundation, USA
         
February 20, 2016

Kutiyattam
Jatayuvadham

By Margi, Thiruvananthapuram
6.30 PM to 7.30 PM
Local contact:
Director, Govt Museum Mob: 9447016828
         

Outside Kerala: Hyderabad
In association with Sahrdaya Arts Trust, Hyderabad (Publishers of Nartanam)
Venue: Amphi Theatre, State Museum, Lalitha Kala Thoranam, Nampally, Hyderabad

Date of Performance
Name of Performance
Name of the troupe/artists
Time
Local contact:
February 6, 2016

Kutiyattam
Thoranayudham

By Kalamandalam Sangeeth Chakyar
7.00 PM to 8.30 PM
Shri Vikas Nagrare
Mob: 9000020879 & 9953151905
Kutiyattam Workshop at SNA, Delhi Led by Guru Kalamandalam Rama Chakyar (SNA Awardee) – Feb 12th , 13th and 14th


 

Tentative Programmes

Feb 12th
4 pm – 4.30 pm

Formal inauguration

4.30 pm to 6.30 pm:

Power point presentation on Kutiyattam
Training process of Kutiyattam –
- Basic Movements of Kutiyattam
- Eye exercises
Interaction with audience – doubt clearing

6.30 pm to 6.45 pm

– break

6.45 pm – 8.30 pm –


Kutiyattam by Kalamandalam Sangeeth Chakyar
& troupe (tentative story Thoranayudham) preceded by an
appreciation class on the episode under performance

Feb 13th –
3 pm to 4 pm

Inter-active discussion on last evening’s performance

4 pm to 5 pm –

Rhythms in Kutiyattam and its application & various
significant characters in Kutiyattam and their
movements

5pm to 5.15 pm –

Break

5.30 pm to 6.30 pm –

Nangiarkoothu by Kalamandalam Krishnendu &
troupe (tentative story – Jarasandhayudham) preceded
by an appreciation class on the episode under
performance

Feb 14th -
3 pm to 4 pm-

Inter-active discussion on last evening’s performance

4 pm to 5 pm –

Dissemination of Kutiyattam – challenges and
possibilities – talk by KK Gopalakrishnan, Project
Director SNA Kutiyattam Kendra, followed by a panel
discussion by art critics/participants on the
Appreciation of Kutiyattam and its challenges

5 pm to 5.15 pm –

Break

5.15 pm to 7.30 pm –

Kutiyattam –
1) Nirhavana of Sugreeva (Balivadham)
by Guru Kalamandalam Rama Chakyar
2) Kutiyattam by Kalamandalam Sangeeth Chakyar
(Arjuna of Subhadradhananjayam)

7.30 pm to 8 pm -

Inter-active discussion on performances

 


March 2016

Cordially invites you for the following programmes at various centres in Kerala during the month of March’ 2016 to disseminate Kutiyattam and related forms.

At the regular venues in Kerala:
All the programmes to start dot on time and will be preceded by a brief appreciation class on the play/episode under performance and on the hand gestures used for Kutiyattam. Detailed synopsis available at the venues concerned.

Fortnightly performances at the Govt Museum Thiruvananthapuram in association with Dept of Museum, Govt of Kerala:

Date of Performance
Name of Performance
Name of the troupe/artists
Time
Local contact:
March 2, 2016

Kutiyattam - Jatayuvadham

By Nepathya, Aluva
6.00 PM to 8.00 PM
0471-2574987 / 9447188584
March 16, 2016

Nangiarkoothu -
Madhookasapam

By Smt. Annie Johnson & troupe
6.00 PM to 8.00 PM
0471-2574987 / 9447188584
         

Monthly performance at Jawahar Library Hall, Kannur (near old Bus stand) in association with Naimisharanyam Festival, Kannur:
Date of Performance
Name of Performance
Name of the troupe/artists
Time
Local contact:
March 9, 2016

Kutiyattam - Thoranayudham

By Shri.Kalamandalam Krishnakumar & troupe
6.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Shri Sreehari
Mob: 9895269047 / 9388103577

Monthly performance at Harippad Subramanyaswamy temple Koothambalam, Harippad, Alappuzha in association with Rangadwani, Harippad:
Date of Performance
Name of Performance
Name of the troupe/artists
Time
Local contact:
March 14, 2016

Kutiyattam –
Manthrankam

By Mani Madhava Chakyar Smaraka Gurukulam, Lakkidi
6.30 PM to 8.30 PM
Shri Chandran Master
Mob: 9447978154
         
Monthly performance at Kerala Museum in association with Madhavan Nair Foundation, Edappally, Kochi:
         
March 20, 2016

Kutiyattam –
Naganandam

By Guru
Kalamandalam Rama Chakyar & troupe
6.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Local contact:
Ms.Sreeja Manager
0484-4020506, 0484-2541768
         

Outside Kerala

Date of Performance
Name of Performance
Name of the troupe/artists
Local contact:
Manipur Jawaharlal Nehru
Manipur Dance Akademi (JNMDA) Imphal Kutiyattam
Workshop-cum- Festival from March 14th to 16th, 2016
By Margi Thiruvananthapuram
Tel: 0385-2450297 /
2440863
Karnataka Gubbi Veeranna Rangamandira,
Gubbi, Karnataka -
GVITA National Theatre Festival Kutiyattam performance
on March 18, 2016
By Margi Thiruvananthapuram
Dr Gubbi
Veeranna Trust,
Mob no.09739419319
& 09483056745
Delhi Sangeet Natak Akademi, Delhi – ICH Festival
Kutiyattam performance
on March 25, 2016
By Pothiyil Gurukulam
SNA Delhi
011-23385715


Programmes for the month at other venues with the support of the Kutiyattam Kendra:
- For latest details/updates please contact:
Date of Performance
Name of Performance
Name of the troupe/artists
Local contact:
Thiruvananthapuram
Margi,
East Fort
Weekly performances and
Manthrankam for 41 days annually
Tel: 0471-2478806 Mob: 9847099941
Kottayam
Pothiyil Gurukulam,
Manganam
Fortnightly performances
Mob: 9447060286 & 9349507932
Aluva
(Ernakulam)
Nepathya,
Moozhikulam
Fortnightly performances
Tel: 0484-2470106
Mob:9447209421
Lakkidi
(Palakkad)

Mani Madhava Chakyar Smaraka Gurukulam

Weekly performances and Mathavilasam for 3
days annually
Tel: 0466-2230543
Mob: 9446149914