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24 – 25 Mar


Quay Arts

Sea Street
Newport Harbour
Isle of Wight
PO30 5BD

01983 822490

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A breath-taking blend of theatre, dance, drama, stunning costumes, beautiful makeup and storytelling. The renowned Kala Chethena Kathakali Company, from Kerala, South India, is bringing the ancient art of Kathakali back to Quay Arts.

Kathakali is the classical dance drama of Kerala, south India and combines storytelling, dance, drama, ritual, vibrant costumes, and an intricate makeup. Presented by world-class Kathakali experts who have undergone years of intense training and have performed internationally for decades.

In addition to the performance there is an opportunity to learn more about Kathakali through a drama-based workshop led by a top artist from Kerala.

WORKSHOP (25/3): 15:30 – 16:30

VIEW MAKE-UP : 17:00 – 18:00 (FREE)

EVENING PERFORMANCES : Doors 19:00 – Onstage from 19:30