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Programmes Conducted
Schools & Colleges: (In India)

With Padma Seshadri Senior Secondary School, Chennai
Summer camps for students aged between 8 and 14 years. They were introduced to several exercises developed from classical dance movements.


With Lady Andal School, Chennai
Summer camps for students aged between 8 and 14 years. They were introduced to several exercises developed from classical dance movements. "Science through Dance was an innovative experience for our staff and students.

It was an eye opener to many of us that simple principles of Physics could be made so interesting"- Principal, Lady Andal School.


With Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School, Chennai
Anita Ratnam participated with over 100 school children in the age group of 8-14 years in a segment of "Aayana", a story loosely based on the Ramayana. "Aayana" was an ambitious project in Chennai, involving 1000 school children from various schools of the city, produced by Madras Craft Foundation, Chennai, that involved the use of giant puppets and narrators speaking in English and Tamil.


With Sishya, Chennai
On-going training to students in the age groups of 8-14 years for extra-curricular activities of the school, especially in folk dance/music/costumes


With Ethiraj College for Women, SIET, Vaishnav Colleges, Chennai
"Choosing a life in the Arts" Anita Ratnam speaks between June September 1996 at, Chennai (Madras)


With Meenakshi College for Women, Chennai
Anita Ratnam, Guest Speaker on "The Image of Women in India's Performing Arts" at a seminar conducted by the English Department, on October 29, 1999 at the Seminar Hall.


With Natya Vriksha, (Dance School), New Delhi
"Through her workshop, (in October 1999) Anita Ratnam made my dancers realize that space between bodies need not be inert and dead; that the crevices in between us are all alive, and carved afresh to create new choreographic dimensions." Geeta Chandran, President, Natya Vriksha


"The Other Festival"
It has been decided to involve Chennai city students in the coordination and conduct of the annual festival's programme schedule and assist artistes performing at The Other Festival.
For more details check www.theotherfestival.com.


If you are interested in our workshops / training programmes or would like to contribute to our Arts-in-Education programme, contact us


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