The New Indian Express

Prachi Hota – Dance at a Click

Odissi danseuse Prachi Hota has over two decades of training that she is using not just to stay fit but also teach the art form online. About 15 months ago, an online dance recital was quite unthinkable. Today however, it has become the norm. The pandemic has not just moved most dance festivals online but… Read More Prachi Hota – Dance at a Click

Deccan Chronicle

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Stories can be moving and movements can unfold stories. Then why not combine both to explore the matters of the mind in an experimental and powerful act? Well, this was exactly the thought process that saw the coming together of Janavi Ananth, choreography and dancer and Meera Venkatesan, story teller and narrator. And what unfolds… Read More Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Deccan Chronicle

Yakshagana workshop by Shwetha Shrinivas

Did you know that Yakshagana is a 400 year old folk theatrical dance form? Well this Karnataka folk dance marries music, costumes, dance styles, gestures, acting and extemporaneous dialogues and is a vibrant, living form of folk theatre art. And this weekend is when you have a chance to come up close and personal with… Read More Yakshagana workshop by Shwetha Shrinivas

Spunky Indian

Interview with Danseuse Simran Godhwani

Combining her love for dance and desire to excel in all fields makes Simran Godhwani a high achiever. Simran Godhwani is a woman who wears many hats. Well the renowned Kathak dancer who quit her cushy IT job to pursue her passion was recently crowned Miss Lady Star Universe – 2018 in Portugal. An accomplished… Read More Interview with Danseuse Simran Godhwani

Deccan Chronicle

Attakkalari Interim Festival 2019

The Attakkalari Interim Festival 2019 is back and will be held across various venues in Bengaluru between 1 -12 February 2019. “Dance is the hidden language of the soul” said Martha Graham. And dance as a performing art is certainly something that has a universal appeal. The Attakkalari Interim Festival 2019 presents a multitude of… Read More Attakkalari Interim Festival 2019

Deccan Chronicle

15th Annual Music and Dance Festival of The Indiranagar Sangeetha Sabha

The 15th Annual Music and Dance Festival of The Indiranagar Sangeetha Sabha (ISS) will be held between the 26th and 31st January and is a mélange of all this music and dance. Started in January 1986 as a Cultural and Educational Trust, the Indiranagar Sangeetha Sabha has the primary objective of promoting Indian Classical music… Read More 15th Annual Music and Dance Festival of The Indiranagar Sangeetha Sabha

Deccan Chronicle

Nupura School of Bharatanatya

Ode to Dance Nupura School of Bharatanatya celebrates its 40th anniversary with a series of performances of dance that will ensure your weekend is all things nice. Students and alumni of Nupura School of Bharatanatya in Malleswaram from all over the world are coming together to celebrate the Ruby Anniversary of the school.  The alumni… Read More Nupura School of Bharatanatya

Deccan Chronicle

‘Chinnadevi – The Elusive Dancer’

‘Chinnadevi – The Elusive Dancer’ is a performance that tells an untold historical, fictional love story of a dancer and the emperor through dance, music and storytelling. Set in the 15th century, Chinnadevi: The Elusive Dancer is a love story of Prince Krishna Deva Raya and Chinnadevi who however part tragically and spend half of… Read More ‘Chinnadevi – The Elusive Dancer’

Sunday Herald

Vaibhav Arekar and Sushant Jadhav – The Dancing Duo

Love – a four lettered word that has so many meanings and interpretations that it can be mind boggling. And when expressed through a dance musical, it can take things to a new dimension all together. Urvashi, a dance drama is a unique interpretation and celebration of Love and Womanhood through the eyes of Vaibhav… Read More Vaibhav Arekar and Sushant Jadhav – The Dancing Duo

Sunday Herald

Interview with Kathak Danseuse Shoma Kaikini

As a dance form, Kathak has a class of its own – just the precision with which the dancers twirl continually can be mind boggling. And Shoma Kaikini has established Nrityanidhi as she has innovated her own ingenious style of dance that uses Kathak in varied genres of music and presents soulful choreographic work. One… Read More Interview with Kathak Danseuse Shoma Kaikini