Baisali's institution CHALORMI in
Kolkata is dedicated in imparting training
and performing classical Manipuri Dance with
the aim to preserve and propagate this
unique dance form. Baisali teaches young
students with utmost dedication and
sincerity to pass on this rich dance to next
generation as they
are going through a cultural admixture
presently. The able students are included in
the performing team of CHALORMI and are
encouraged to participate in various
Classical Dance Competitions, performances
and appear in Scolarship examinations, apart
from evaluations conducted by CHALORMI.
Details of our Repertoire:
i) Traditional Items
love - Play with Milkmaids.
Excerpts from Rasleela
Kavi Joy Dev’s Geeta Govinda, the popular
text on Indian literature.
Stories based on the
life of Krishna
– young Krishna stealing butter while Mother
Yasodha is away from home.
2) Kanduk Khel ie. ballgame
3) Kaliyo Daman ie.killing of the demon
4) Gostholeela etc.
Pung-Cholom, an excerpt from Sankirtan,
where male dancers play the drum and
Maibi Jagoi from Lai Haraoba
(sword and spear dance )
Dhol Dholok Cholom (Festival Dances of
Ishei, Lima Jagoi, Thougd Jagoi.
ii) Items composed and choreographed by me:
PARAMA PRAKRITI PARAMATMA
Ritu-Chitra – Description of 6 seasons
using slokes from Kalidas’s Ritu Sanhar,
popular text of Indian Literature.
Basanter Gan – Song of Spring
(celebrating joy, energy & new life).
Sarat-O-Hemonte Nari – (Different stages
of a woman’s life)
Composition on Poems of and Songs of Rabindranath Tagore, the Nobel Laureate.
PRODUCTION OF CHALORMI
NRITYAMALIKA- A garland of Manipuri Dance
showcasing four aspects of Manipuri Dance,
i.e. Thang-La, Lai-Haraoba, Sankirtan and
PARAMA PRAKRITI PARAMATMA. -
10 - day workshop on classical Manipuri
Dance conducted by dance maestro Smt.