KAlATHARANGINI RUBY K. JOHN


Born in this particular family of artists, her heartbeat follows the rhythm of Dance. Ruby started her study of different classical art forms in Kathakali, Bharathanatyam, Kuchipudi, Mohiniyattam and Ottanthullal during her early childhood.
She has studied Kuchipudi and Bharathanatyam under R.L.V. Unnikrishnan. Kathakali under Kalamandalam K.M. John and Kalamandalam Udayakumar. Ottanthullal under Kalamandalam Gopinathaprabha.
She has been studying Kathakali under her father, renowned Kathakali artist Kalamandalam K.M. John, and Mohiniyattam from her mother Kalatharangini Mary John.
She has also performed different dance forms in more than 150 venues in India and abroad.

Performances

  • Ruby conducted her first workshop at the age of 15 at Seville, Spain, in the year 2005.
  • She has performed Kathakali, Kuchupudi, Mohiniyattam in an Indian Festival conducted in Milan, Italy, in 2005.
  • She conducted a workshop and performed Bharathanatyam, Kuchupudi and Mohiniyattam in Greece and Italy in 2006.
  • Ruby has conducted classes at Teatro Tascabile di Bergamo, Italy, in 2006.
  • She conducted workshops in Vienna, Austria, in 2007.
  • She performed on several stages and conducted classes in Italy in 2007.
  • She performed in Osaka, Mexico in 2008.

Awards Honored to Kalatharangini Ruby K. John

Year

Honour / Scholarship / Fellowship

Institution / Board / University

2005

Kalathilakam

Sub District Level, Shoranur

2006

Kalathilakam

Sub District Level, Shoranur

2006

Ottanthullal, 1st Prize

Kerala State Youth Festival

2007

Kutiyattam, Ottan Thullal & Kathakali, 1st A Grade

Kerala State Youth Festival

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