Purva Dhanashree’s discipline Vilasini Natyam (the dance of the Andhra Devadasi) regards the sensual and the spiritual as two sides of the same coin.
21 Jan 2020 3:29 AM
Malaysian Odissi dancer Ramli Ibrahim brings his much revered performance Odissi on High to the bay.
09 May 2019 5:41 AM
International Dance Day: Abandoning the classical dance forms to jazz thing up.
29 Apr 2019 10:39 AM
Representing the Odissi tradition was the iconic Sujata Mohapatra, at 50 one of the youngest recipients of the Sangeet Natak Akademi award.
15 Apr 2019 12:10 AM
A dialogue between like-minded classical dance forms.
07 Mar 2019 12:05 AM
Same was the case in Manipur, in the far northeastern corner of India, was closed to foreigners and most Indians.
14 Aug 2018 12:12 AM
Indrani Rahman’s family background was very interesting as she had Indian and American blood.
27 Mar 2018 1:37 AM
What seemed a straightforward way of explaining a few basics of this traditional performing art genre sparked a fair amount of excitement.
07 Mar 2018 2:42 AM
Every evening will feature only 1 main artist; preceeded by a short piece by local dancers.
06 Mar 2018 1:51 AM
A lone warrior who defies gender, racial and hegemonic stereotypes of classical dance, Guru Manu’s life is a textbook.
12 Feb 2018 6:49 AM
A dancer with good body control looks stronger in their footwork and knowledge of dance.
12 Dec 2017 6:26 AM
Mastering dance is a process without end. The Padmavibhushans of the dance world believe that they always remain learners.
12 Dec 2017 6:24 AM
Unnath Hasaan is an artist at Dooradarshan and has directed many dance ballets and choreographed various dance repertory in Bharathanatyam.
24 Oct 2017 12:49 AM
Today’s torch bearers are the epitomes that have taken the baton forward with responsibility and competence.
12 Sep 2017 1:02 AM
It is a fertile ground watered by sinking into the ground of one discipline while tasting the various fruits of the cultural garden.
13 Jun 2017 3:05 AM
A milestone like this was an opportunity to bring together a celebration of Sonal’s iconic contributions to Indian arts traditions.
16 May 2017 2:03 AM
The eight nayikas represent eight different states (avastha) in relationship to her hero or nayak.
13 Apr 2017 5:40 AM
There is no doubt that the basic techniques of classical dance can be mastered.
04 Apr 2017 1:58 AM
The CICD is among the earliest cultural institutions established in Delhi by Dr Sonal Mansingh.
28 Mar 2017 12:24 AM
The act is timely as it shows the fragility of human beings amidst tumultuous social changes.
28 Mar 2017 12:24 AM