KALATHARANGINI MARY JOHN


Born in Kerala in 1966, Mary John had four years of rigorous training in Mohiniyattam under Guru Kalamandalam Lathika, Kalamandalam Leelamma and Kalamandalam Hymavathy. She also studied Kuchipudi under Kalamandalam Presheeja and Kalamandalam Sridevi Gopinath. Her Mohiniyattam performances are directed by Kalamandalam Sathyabhama and Prof. N.K.V. Dave. Mery John is a famous Kathakali Chutti artist (make-up). She studied this discipline under Guru Kalamandalam Ram Mohan. In 1994, Mary john was awarded the Government of India Scholarship for Mohiniyattam and Chutti.

Details of performances abroad (International Festivals)

 

No

Country Visited

Year

Sponsored By

 
 

1

Italy

1989

Teatro Tascabile di Bergamo (TTB), Italy

 
 

2

Denmark

1991

Odin Teatret, Denmark

 
 

3

Italy

1991

TTB, Bergamo, Italy

 
 

4

Italy

1991

Teatro Dell’Aleph, Italy

 
 

5

Netherlands

1992

Inter culture, Amsterdam

 
 

6

Italy

1992

Teatro Dell’Aleph, Italy

 
 

7

France

1992

Inter culture, Amsterdam

 
 

8

Germany

1992

 Inter culture, Amsterdam

 
 

9

Italy

1993

TTB, Bergamo, Italy

 
 

10

Italy

1994

Teatro Dell’Aleph, Italy

 
 

11

Switzerland

1997

La,Filature, Geneva

 
 

12

Italy

1997

TTB, Bergamo, Italy

 
 

13

Spain

1997

Teatro Pradillo, Madrid

 
 

14

Italy

1997

TTB, Bergamo, Italy

 
 

15

England

1998

Experience of Kerala, England

 
 

16

Austria

1998

Kerala Samajam, Veinna, Austria

 
 

17

Italy

1998 

TTB, Bergamo, Italy

 
 

18

U K

1998

Experience of Kerala, England

 
 

19

Switzerland

1998

La, Filature, Switzerland

 
 

20

Columbia

1999

Teatro taller de Columbia, South America

 
 

21

Italy

2000

TTB, Bergamo, Italy

 
 

22

Spain

2001

Leovassi & TMT Sevilla, Spain

 
 

23

Italy

2001

TTB, Bergamo, Italy

 
 

24

Spain

2002

Teatro Trainingulo Madrid, Spain

 
 

25

Austria

2002

Kerala samajam, Austria

 
 

26

Spain

2003

Teatro Asura Madrid, Spain

 
 

27

Austria

2003

Kerala samajam, Austria

 
 

28

Italy

2003

Indo italiano cultural, Italy

 
 

29

Austria

2003

English Theatre, Austria

 
 

30

Austria

2004

English Theatre, Austria

 

Awards honored to Kalatharangini Mary John

 

Year

Awards

Institution

 

1992

Diploma

Odin Teatret Denmark

 

1994

Scholarship Award

Government of india

 

1995

Gold Medal Award

Tamil Nadu Kalai Maghal Sabha

 

1997

Zonal Award

Indian Junior Chamber

 

1998

Gold Medal Award

Sree Krishnan, London, UK

 

1998

Gold Medal Award

Kerala samajam Vienna, Austria

 

2006

Artistic Achievements Award

Keli, Switzerland

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