‘Anekdotes – many stories’ is the storytelling wing of ‘A Flower Child’. Classical Dramatic Storytelling has been a part of the Indian tradition and culture and it is slowly becoming a dying art. Neha started storytelling for in its simplest form for Schools and NGOS. Neha, being a Classical Dancer, included elements of Classical Dance,Continue reading “Anekdotes – many stories”
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Anekdotes at HLF 2020 – Sunday, 26th January, 2-2:40 Anekdotes is featured at the prestigious Hyderabad Literature Festival 2020 for a session of Storytelling. Neha presents a unique storytelling session where she will uses a different style of storytelling for each of her stories – all based on Classical Dance and Music.
Performance at Sloka – The Hyderabad Waldorf School. The students of the fourth grades were learning the Geography of Hyderabad then. To my immense pleasure and honor Sloka Waldorf School requested to me present a story on Hyderabad. ‘Siege of Golconda Fort by Aurangzeb’ The Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb was confident he would complete his DeccanContinue reading “Storytelling at Sloka Waldorf”
Neha’s debut Classical Dance and Music Based Performance at Saptaparni on Nov 2, 2019. She presented 4 stories from sources like folk tales, mythology and ancient Literature. The story above is ‘A Madman of Naranath’ – Naren a madman lives in Naranath in Kerala. He ends up doing something crazy. Was it really crazy orContinue reading “Storytelling at Saptaparni, Hyderabad”
An hour of Storytelling session with stories written by Neha including concepts of Science and Maths – adhering to the ‘Dream STEAM’ – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math Kala Ghoda Art Festival. Testimonials “I enjoyed the performance as much as my child did” – A parent in the audience. “I was surprised to seeContinue reading “Kala Ghoda Art Festival 2019”
“There is a bit of insanity about dancing which does everyone a great deal of good” – Edwin Denby is Neha’s favourite quote. Neha started learing Bharatanatyam in the year 2006 from Late Guru Smt. Hemamalini Arni. Guru Arni had learnt her abhinaya from the legendary Padmabhushan Smt. T Balasaraswati and she has been fortunateContinue reading “Bharatanatyam”
‘A Flower Child’ is a platform for Visual Arts, Children’s Books and Storytelling founded by Neha Khaitan. Ideology A ‘flower child’ symbolizes a bohemian. The origin of the term was a result of the social tensions in 1960s in San Francisco during the countercultural movement when a large group of eclectic people stressed on theContinue reading “A FLOWER CHILD”