Beginner Level Kathak
Beginner Class: The beginner course work takes about two years to finish. Beginner students focus on learning and developing the basic techniques of Kathak, such as Tatkar, Chakkars, Ang, Lay and Tal. They also are introduced to the basic repertoire of Kathak and are expected to use this repertoire to strengthen their basic skills of the dance form. The age group in this class ranges from 6 to 12 year olds.
Advanced Level Kathak
Students who have finished their Beginner and Intermediate studies will be invited to join the Advanced Class. These students are given the most advanced repertoire and pieces such as Tarana, Thumri, and Bhajan etc. They also work on performance skills and are given the most opportunities to perform at prestigious venues.
Intermediate Level Kathak
Students who have completed their beginner Kathak techniques may move to this level. Intermediate students are given more complicated repertoire. They are expected to perform this material in different Tals. The intermediate level also increasingly focuses on expression and artistry.