Using an ancient Gurukula system of learning, students undergo intensive study in Kathakali, mohiniyattam (dance of the enchantress), Kootiattam, percussion, voice and violin. A Day with the Masters (Indian/foreigner ₹1000/1400) is a morning program allowing visitors to tour the theatre and classes and see various art and cultural presentations; book ahead by email. It's 30km north of Thrissur.