Opening a door to the other-worldly

Some of you many already know that I have been learning Kathakali on and off for about 10 years. This blog is going to document my journey from when I started Kathakali to when I was recently privileged with being initiated into the Kathakali community as a performer. It gives an insight of what it takes to really learn theatre form another culture, and all the learning that goes on along with the lessons! I started learning when I lived in ...

Is it Theatre? – India notebook #1

I am sorry that my blog has been a bit quiet for the last few months, but I have been moving to India and starting a new job. Working now as HS teacher at the American School of Bombay, I am able to really live as an international person and experience first-hand the amazing richness of Indian culture. Since I have been here there have been several festivals, all of which I will blog about at some stage, but this time ...