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Sharon Lowen

How is Indian classical dance viewed abroad? Some answers

The place and impact of India’s dance traditions throughout the world is obviously a vast subject covering space and time.

03 Jul 2019 1:09 AM

Sharan Rani, popularly known as ‘Sarod Rani’: A modern-day Mira

Though she could easily afford to travel first class, she accepted second class tickets from organisers without a murmur and never asked for a car.

28 May 2019 12:55 AM

Artistes pay tribute to Pulwama martyrs who ‘gave their today for our tomorrow’

The dancers had been asked to present 3-4 minutes of abhinaya without costume and bring recorded music.

08 Apr 2019 1:08 AM

Anticipating a rare treat for rasikas: Rango’ntaratma

The journey begins from the formless and unfolds in various forms accessible to sensory perceptions.

25 Mar 2019 1:07 AM

India looks to address the fine lines around #MeToo in dance

Individuals may need someone to go to for advice as well as steps to deal with problems.

19 Feb 2019 12:22 AM

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A dance performance that asks, ‘How fictitious is a border actually?’

Boundaries and borders are front and centre in our own lives as well as for countless refugees.

11 Dec 2018 12:15 AM

Skilled dance teacher Richard Chen See offers Indians a chance to learn

Richard was fortunate to be born in the era when classical and modern dance animosity was ending.

27 Nov 2018 12:56 AM

Dancing into eternity: Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra

Much has already been written about him and many of the images captured by dance photographer Avinash Pasricha have become iconic.

05 Nov 2018 4:52 AM

Festival feast from the Northeast

The icing on the cake will the traditional and fusion cuisine Manipuri, Khasi, Assamese, Naga and Sikkimese dinners.

16 Oct 2018 2:08 AM

Manipuri dance from Manipur, Assam and Tripura

The origins of Bishnupriya Manipuris cover quite a gamut of theories.

09 Oct 2018 12:11 AM

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GKCM Award Festival: Creating awareness about performing arts

Guruji was there for the first 7 years and the first awardee in 1995 was to legendary gotipua guru, Maguni Das, from his own Ragrajpur village.

19 Sep 2018 12:10 AM

Belly dance inspired by contemporary dance

Contemporary dance is free to draw on all forms of natural and codified movement.

04 Sep 2018 12:47 AM

Dance therapy: An idea whose time has come

Tripura Kashyap’s new book addresses the historical, theoretical, philosophical and practical considerations of contemporary dance in India.

20 Aug 2018 12:21 AM

Shades of contemporary dance

“Contemporary dance”, as used generally, covers non-classical genres of performance art ranging from tacky to sublime.

07 Aug 2018 12:47 AM

Creating choreography: Continuity and change

Premieres of some of these choreographies will be showcased at the India Inter-national Centre, New Delhi on July 26th.

24 Jul 2018 12:07 AM

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Looking back to move forward

Re-envisioning and introspecting is critical to understand the ever-evolving medium of Indian classical dance.

10 Jul 2018 1:51 AM

To pay or not to pay for dance

I feel sorry for the dancers and their families who believe they are paying for more than stage practice in costume and makeup.

26 Jun 2018 2:05 AM

Connecting the dots between Chhau, Odissi & Gotipua dance

The neo-Vaisnavism of the Chaitanya era created the right environment for dance to become a vehicle of expression to reach the people.

12 Jun 2018 3:13 AM

Lighting up the lives of theatre directors and dancers

Following the award ceremony, R.K. Dhingra presented his concept, light design and direction of Mehek-E-Tshq.

30 May 2018 4:55 AM

Hanya Holm: One of the ‘Big Four’ founders of American modern dance

The fact that Holm did not impose a personal movement vocabulary did not mean she did not demand full body control along with awareness.

16 May 2018 1:18 AM

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