Performance Art

Classical and folk dances are the best way to connect to your culture– my view. Why a dance is worth a thousand words Seeing dance from an audience perspective is one thing. Doing it is another pleasure entirely One of the most stunning performance pieces that I saw this year was by actor Jyoti Dogra…

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Dance in the FT

Last updated: October 6, 2012 12:09 am Take on tradition By Shoba Narayan Akram Khan was ostracised when he first brought contemporary dance to India. Now, he’s treated like a rock star ©Richard HoughtonCrossover: Akram Khan in ‘Gnosis’ on his recent tour of India Akram Khan, one of Britain’s favourite and finest contemporary dancers, is back…

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Bharatanatyam

Columns Posted: Fri, Dec 30 2011. 9:58 PM IST Chennai’s muse: the Bharatanatyam diva Tradition still holds sway over this coastal city that is now home to scorching Thai food and trendy tapas bars The Good Life | Shoba Narayan  I am going to let you in on a little secret. I don’t know if it…

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