1984 - Redux
- Bharat Sharma
How to take India's dance forward...this question has been troubling
dancers, choreographers, critics, connoisseurs, pundits, bureaucrats and
art funders for long in India and international sphere.
'I believe dance is a 'Project' to enable a recovery of the body, of our spine'
The internal relation between the dance and the dancer and the external
relation between dance and society are questions that cannot be taken
lightly, argued dancer-choreographer Chandralekha over three decades ago
in a pathbreaking essay, reproduced here on her 14th death
How both Martha Graham and Trisha Brown's Archives landed at the Jerome Robbins Dance Division
- Chava Pearl Lansky
The world's largest dance archive just keeps growing. Over the summer,
the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Jerome Robbins
Dance Division began welcoming two new collections to its illustrious
Stage to Classroom
Importance of dance education in schools
- Dr. Parul Purohit Vats
Teaching classical dance forms in an educational set up can be a highly
reflective process for a dancer. The number of students in a school
classroom can be anywhere between 25 to 50.
Why do commercial choreographers still not get the credit they deserve?
- Alison Feller
It's no secret in the commercial dance industry that the people making
the moves rarely get the credit they deserve. At the Emmy Awards, the
Outstanding Choreography Award is presented at a separate ceremony-not
at the celebrated primetime event.
King or composer - The Swathi Thirunal controversy and unanswered questions
- Venkatesh Ramakrishnan
In this series, we take a trip down memory lane, back to the Madras of
the 1900s, as we unravel tales and secrets of the city through its most
iconic personalities and episodes.
- Anusuya Mukerjee
The mask is the pivotal part of Purulia Chhau.
On democratizing dance
- Shereen Saif
Dancing is a fundamental need through which we heal, connect,
communicate and express our inner worlds. While everyone can naturally
dance, it takes a lifetime of training and practice to qualify as a