Koodiyattam in its pristine form is still practiced in the Ammanur Gurukulam in Irinjalakuda, Kalamandalam at Cheruthuruthy and Margi at Thiruvananthapuram.

A special form of devotional dance called the Sabda Sarapata Nritya is attributed to the Shiva cult. These dances are in the ugra style and dedicated to Shiva, Ganesha, Krishna and Durga. Each chanted verse is followed by pure dance accompanied by elaborate rhythm syllables intoned by the singer and drum. Only a few old gurus know these items. (Dance Dialects of India by Ragini Devi, p152)

One use of computer graphics in a dance performance has been for the generation of backdrops. Substantial use of this idea was made by the San Francisco ballet in the Dance 'Pixellage'. The results were very sophisticated, with the backdrops seeming to provide all the props, such as a ball, which appears to be thrown from dancer to dancer.

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