The workshop at Nimdih, Purulia was also started with a short presentation of Chau dance and Natua dance which is the predecessor of Chau. Around 20 artists including senior gurus and junior artists were present at the workshop. They shared how the dance form along with its masks, costumes have evolved with time. The artists stated that the market has changed and they improvised the stories and the steps. The Chau mask makers from Charida, Purulia were also present at the workshop and shared about their market and challenges.