Andhra Pradesh Performing Arts




Andhra Pradesh is an Indian state where the different art forms are given quite importance. Andhra Pradesh Performing Arts has enriched the cultural heritage of the state. The forms of art in which the artist's makes use of their own body, face and presence, is known as performing arts. It is different from plastic art in which materials like clay, metal or paint is use to express the art.Performing arts relax the soul and mind of a person. There are various types of performing arts such as acrobatics, comedy, dance, magic, music, opera, film, juggling, brass bands, theatre, and circus arts.

A wide range of performing arts like dance, music and drama had been popularized by the state of Andhra Pradesh. The famous classical dance Kuchipudi has originated in Andhra Pradesh and has been made familiar to the world. Andhra Pradesh plays a significant role in Carnatic Music. The great Carnatic Music maestros like Thyagaraja, Shyama Shastri and Mathswami Dixitar are all from Andra Pradesh. The renowned composers like Mangalapalli Bala Murali Krishna and Bhadrachala Ramadasu have also captivated the world with their unparralled compositions. Dance also occupies an important place in the Andhra Pradesh performing arts. As a performing art dance is the most fascinating. Few dance forms which occupy an eminent place are Bhamakalpam Bonalu, Burrakatha Butta Bommalu, Dappu Dhimsa, Kolattam Kuchipudi, Lambadi Tappeta Gullu, Veeranatyam etc.



Last Updated on 20 June 2013