Gati in Theory and Practice

by G. Srinivasu | 2015 | 88,445 words

Summary: This essay studies the Theory and Practice of Gati: A Sanskrit technical term translated to “gait” which refers to the “movement of a character on the stage”, as commonly employed in ancient Indian Theatrics and the Dramatic arts, also known as Natya-shastra. This thesis explores the history and evolution of Gati and also investigates how the various Gatis are employed in regional performance traditions.


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