Monday, January 29, 2018

Draupadi-the-Kuratti (Kuravanchi)

Draupadi-the-Kuratti (Kuravanchi)  

performed by students (6-15 years old) from the Kattaikkuttu Gurukulam

Performed at the Kattaikkuttu Sangam & Gurukulam, Kuttu Kalai Kudam, Punjarasantankal, Tamil Nadu, India on 26th-27th January 2018. Total Duration: 6hrs 30mins.
The performance started at 9pm finished around 4 am.

The costumes of the clowns stole the show!
The entire piece is being placed on youtube in 5 sections.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Abhimanyu in Chennai

Kattaikkuttu Young Professional Company
Production of the last scene from the all night performance of
presented by
Urur-Olcott Kuppam Vizha
@ the
Raga Sudha Hall
Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
on 20th January 2018
Great evening of a band 'Mallipoo and the Alwas' followed by the last traumatic scene of Abhimanyu with Tamilarasi again holding the stage in the title role.
Nice field trip, very appreciative audience.

The Urur-Olcott Kuppam Vizha brilliant vision is as follows:

“ Urur-Olcott Kuppam Vizha dream is to reclaim public spaces, taking marginalized arts to high art spaces and high arts to the marginalized places…”  Hindu 19th Jan 2018

Full piece seen at

Video attached of a very short section of Tamilarasi as Abhimanyu