The NCPA Mudra Dance Festival started in 2012, is one of NCPA’s main dance festivals, held in April around International Dance Day every year. It is a thematic dance festival woven around themes like bhakti poetry (2013), motherhood (2014), colours (2015) and the influence of animals and their movements in dance (2016). The festival features spectacular dancers of Indian classical dance forms, both young upcoming artistes and senior stalwarts. in 2017, the festival is centered around the theme of transformation and its different interpretations.
Jaydeep Apte is a young dynamic light designer having more than 6 years of experience. Nominated and won Zee Awards, Maharashtra Times Sanman, Natya Parishad Award. Designed lights for english, hindi and Marathi theatre as well as Dance Ballets for Sandhya Pureccha.
Based on the theme of transformation, the agenda of this workshop is learning the color schemes, angles, types of lights and as a dancer how to be in the right spot.