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Dancer Kiranmayee's performance was graceful and poised

Bharatanatyam danseuse Kiranmayee impressed with her excellent expressions and deft footwork

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Of grace and poise

Bharatanatyam danseuse Kiranmayee impressed with her excellent expressions and deft footwork

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When B-boy Abstrak visits Chennai

The B-boy from Florida talks about the talent pool in Chennai and career prospects in the dance form

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Dialogue mode

The aim of Sarngadeva Samaroh is to facilitate discussions and Parwati Dutta does it with earnestness

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Best foot forward

Sudharma Vaidhyanathan has blossomed into a confident dancer

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Start of the shimmy ‘n’ shake

This stage production delves into the origins and evolution of belly dance

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Fine sense of rhythm

Ragini Chandrashekar’s nritta and abhinaya proved her sound training

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Her involvement came through

Dakshina’s abhinaya was more instinctive

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An opportunity not exploited

The presentation did little justice to the theme — Thanjavur’s legacy

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Krishna all the way

The presentations by the three dancers, however, were different

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A refreshing narrative

A gamut of emotions unfolded at Neena Prasad’s Mohiniyattom performance

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Chandu Menon’s descendant adapts Indulekha into a musical

Chaithanya Unni, great-great-granddaughter of O. Chandu Menon, on her dance production based on his landmark novel, Indulekha

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Across time and space

Andal re-imagined by Priya Srinivasan and Uthra Vijay, opened up a dialogue between the dancers and the audience

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There is more to dance

Dancejatre is for established dancers, amateurs, along with enthusiasts who wish to exchange ideas about dance

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Arun Nandakumar is high on dance

Queen’s choreographer Arun Nandakumar on a dream come true

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Striving to 'parai' relevant to young audiences

Members of Team Nimirvu Kalaiyagam strive to safeguard the heritage of parai, even as they find ways to keep the art form relevant to young audiences

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Creating visual poetry of a classic

The stage adaptation of Mughal-e-Azam is a crowning glory for Bengaluru, as the choreography team led by city-based artiste Mayuri Upadhya won the BroadwayWorld India Awards 2017 for Best Original Choreography

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Meera Sreenarayanan’s footwork was poised and perfect

Meera lit up the stage with her footwork and expressions

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Aishwarya Balasubramanian's poetic movements

It was grace all the way for Aishwarya Balasubramanian

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With zest and zeal

As the 14th edition of Swami Haridas-Tansen Sangeet-Nritya Mahotsav gets going, veteran kathak danseuse Uma Sharma talks about its genesis and its legacy

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‘I have come home’

Jonathan Hollander is on a tour of India with SHAKTI

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Of longing and belonging

Alarmel Valli and Arundhathi Subramaniam on the connect between the sacred and the sensual

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Lasya, her forte

It was grace all the way for Aishwarya Balasubramanian

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Poise and perfection

Meera lit up the stage with her footwork and expressions

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Classically riveting

Srinidhi Chidambaram didn’t fail to give a contemporary touch to margam

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New voices, new expressions

Navadhisha proved to be a long awaited forum for young dancers to raise questions

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Of dancing dervishes and a visit to Konya

The dance of the dervishes is not an ordinary one. As they whirl and twirl in rhythm in Konya, the viewer can see them slide into a meditative mode connecting with the divine

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Locking in on street cred

The street dance culture in Chennai is growing by leaps, bounds and pirouettes, and has even reached school grounds

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Draped in creativity

Malavika Sarukkai’s innovative choreography brought alive weaving of the sari, and is dedicated to Indian craftsmanship

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Vazhuvur classics aired

Directed by guru Rhadha, Sangita Vasudevan made a perfect presentation

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A burning issue

The presentation was as stark as the theme — refugees

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Theatrical intensity

Conventional Rukmini Vijayakumar may not be, but arresting she certainly is. Rukmini is multi-faceted — an actor and a dancer with proficiency in Bharatanatyam and ballet. Her presentations reflect t...

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Vocabulary that worked

There are artistes who balance tradition and trend through their works. A look at some of the contemporary expressions presented recently

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A garland of many fragrances

A variety of dance forms by the respective exponents took the festival to great heights

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A picture perfect performance by Shwetha Venkatesh

Shwetha Venkatesh’s performance was graceful, and vibrant

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Kathak goes global

Internationally acclaimed Kathak dance company Gurukul opens its centre in Bangalore under the guidance of danseuse Pali Chandra

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