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GKCM Award Festival: Creating awareness about performing arts

Guruji was there for the first 7 years and the first awardee in 1995 was to legendary gotipua guru, Maguni Das, from his own Ragrajpur village.

19 Sep 2018 12:10 AM

Belly dance inspired by contemporary dance

Contemporary dance is free to draw on all forms of natural and codified movement.

04 Sep 2018 12:47 AM

Dance therapy: An idea whose time has come

Tripura Kashyap’s new book addresses the historical, theoretical, philosophical and practical considerations of contemporary dance in India.

20 Aug 2018 12:21 AM

Shades of contemporary dance

“Contemporary dance”, as used generally, covers non-classical genres of performance art ranging from tacky to sublime.

07 Aug 2018 12:47 AM

Creating choreography: Continuity and change

Premieres of some of these choreographies will be showcased at the India Inter-national Centre, New Delhi on July 26th.

24 Jul 2018 12:07 AM


Looking back to move forward

Re-envisioning and introspecting is critical to understand the ever-evolving medium of Indian classical dance.

10 Jul 2018 1:51 AM

To pay or not to pay for dance

I feel sorry for the dancers and their families who believe they are paying for more than stage practice in costume and makeup.

26 Jun 2018 2:05 AM

Connecting the dots between Chhau, Odissi & Gotipua dance

The neo-Vaisnavism of the Chaitanya era created the right environment for dance to become a vehicle of expression to reach the people.

12 Jun 2018 3:13 AM

Lighting up the lives of theatre directors and dancers

Following the award ceremony, R.K. Dhingra presented his concept, light design and direction of Mehek-E-Tshq.

30 May 2018 4:55 AM

Hanya Holm: One of the ‘Big Four’ founders of American modern dance

The fact that Holm did not impose a personal movement vocabulary did not mean she did not demand full body control along with awareness.

16 May 2018 1:18 AM


Geeta Govinda’s pathway from earthly to divine love

The union of Radha and Krishna in Jayadev’s Geeta Govinda uses sensuous love as a metaphor for the union of jivatma-paramatma.

02 May 2018 1:58 AM

A breathtaking reconstruction of The Afternoon of a Faun

We were privileged to enter a magical space where the iconic drawings and photographs of dance history came alive in a magical moment.

17 Apr 2018 1:02 AM

Bridging the gap between artistes and the common man

Mulk Raj Anand was perhaps the most influential person in Sunil’s development.

03 Apr 2018 12:56 AM

Three incredible journeys

One great advantage of hearing an individual life story is the weaving in and out of the formative years of others whom we regard highly.

20 Mar 2018 1:02 AM

Time to reclassify Chhau as classical?

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


Pantomime dance-theatre takes up core issues to change hearts & minds

Jagran workshops with students, on site and in schools, have now become an annual feature.

20 Feb 2018 1:43 AM

An invisible chapter of history comes to life

Both amusing and heart rending, the supercilious recruiter dances out the inducements of glory and money to the naive young men.

07 Feb 2018 7:25 AM

The living masters of intangible Indian cultural heritage

Good lighting is just one of the integrated elements of the quite superb presentation of Odissi choreography by Srijan.

23 Jan 2018 1:11 AM

Everything in the universe dances

Every art communicates uniquely through its mode of expression and so dance goes beyond even making music or the word visible.

09 Jan 2018 12:55 AM

Dance is not just for dancers

Since dance has been around as long as humans have moved on two feet, much has been said about it in recorded history.

26 Dec 2017 7:13 AM