Canadian Kathakvachan 101

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Kathak from Katha meaning story. Katha kahe so kathak kahave. I have heard this phrase from the time I first became interested in Kathak as art form. The phrase is in a vernacular of Hindi from Uttar Pradesh, the home of Kathak. It means ‘he who tells a story is a storyteller’, a kathak. The […]

Deepti's feet

Welcome to Cloud Kathak

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With this blog I bring my love of dance — and Kathak in particular — to the conversation in the cloud. I hope this floating conversation will lure people to the practice, here on earth. Kathak presents us with a wonderful paradox. The feet of the Kathak dancer are firmly planted in the earth forming a deep […]