Dance

Her guru’s shishya

A Bharatanatyam recital by Netra Sundaresan, disciple of Saroja Vaidyanathan will compel the dance lovers to draw parallels between the guru and shishya. With her grace and finesse, Netra will enthrall her audiences yet again. Venue: India Habitat Centre on June 7. Time: 7 pm.

Classic moves

Get set to witness an engaging Kathak recital by Sonali Roy. Disciple of Pt Birju Maharaj and Saswati Sen, Sonali is a known name among lovers of classical dance in Delhi and knows how to uphold the legacy of her gurus. Venue: Auditorium, India International Centre on June 12. Time: 6.30 pm.

Masculinities

‘A male ant has straight antennae’ is an ensemble piece that investigates the physicality of the body that resides within the wide spectrum of masculinities- ranging from hyper-masculinity to effeminacy.

 The dance performance organised by The Gati Dance Forum, explores the notions of masculinity, through movement, relationships, games and touch. It also allows the spectators to look at the idea of masculinity from various perspectives.
Choreographed by Mandeep Raikhy, this piece sounds promising for all contemporary dance lovers.

Venue: Kamani Auditorium on June 13. Time: 7.30 pm onwards. For tickets contact: 9971406113. 

East meets West

‘India to Spain: A Journey of Gypsies’, is an evening of ‘Music & Dance’ which will have performances of Indian classical and western dances fused in one. On songs sung by Sovon Hazra, dancers- Paola Santa Cruz (Flamenco) Nandita Kaalan (Bharatanatyam) and Paola Santa Cruz’ 20 Europen students will present a magnificent show. The show is conceptualised on the fact that the roots of flamenco, though somewhat mysterious, lie in the gypsy migration from Rajasthan to Spain between the 9th and 14th centuries. Thus strong resemblance of Indian dance forms such as Kathak, Kathakali, Manipuri and Bharatanatyam forms will be visible in Flamenco. This is a performance that conveys the anguished flashback of the spirit of India, still present in the feeling of today’s Flamenco art. Venue: Epicentre, Gurgaon on June 13. Time: 7.30 pm.

Graceful expressions

A Bharatanatyam recital by Arupa Lahiry, disciple of Chitra Visweswaran will enrapture dance lovers to hold on to their breath and appreciate the beauty of Indian classical dance.

Venue: India Habitat Centre on June 11. Time: 7 pm.

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