Vitamins

Next in the dancers’ diet series, principal dancer Vishwakiran Nambi speaks about the importance of vitamins. Vitamins! What are they? Vitamins are essential nutrients for the human body to live a healthy and strong life. Its a component of food intake most of which cannot be produced by the body. Vitamin deficiency leads to what?…

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Fashion meets Dance at Delhi Couture Week!

Ashwin Parmar writes about his experience while working as an understudy for Nritarutya’s production for fashion designer Anju Modi And then fashion came calling! Again!! We performed for designer Anju Modi’s collection presented at Delhi Couture Week. The collection labelled “Draupadi” and was all about the warrior princess look. Working on the theme for her…

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Tips by Tripura Kashyap

1. The idea of improvisation. Improvise! Search for movement. Do not hurry. Try the theme in ten different ways and choose the best. Experiment. 2. Choreography is a collaborative effort. Involve your dancers. Take movement material from dancers. This will enhance and improve the movt vocabulary 3. Learn different styles of dance. This will help…

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In conversation with Aranyani Bhargav

Photo credits: Avinash Pasricha In conversation with Aranyani Bhargav; Bangalore’s emerging choreographer! 1. A secret Mantra for confidence? I don’t have a secret mantra for confidence. I think confidence comes from working hard and validating your work through that. But I suppose it would be “Have faith in what you do and why you do…

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In the practice sessions

Catch our practice sessions in pictures. Photo Credit: Nikita Dutt Bajpai

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Prayog 4 – Behind the Scenes 1.0

Take a sneak peek into the rehearsal sessions of our upcoming production “Prayog”…   Latha and Ashwin try some moves Tripataka flying higher The Blow If looks could kill… Setting up the prop for rehearsals. Self help is the best help Getting the synchronization right Interlocked Madhuri in conversation with the dancers Photo credits: Nikita…

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Beginning of the End

by Mayuri Upadhya Choreographers are people of such imagination and vision. Each creator’s drive, concerns vary from each other & from time to time. Inspired by personal, creative, intuitive, technical input each composition takes shape. I for one aspire to reach a realm where I can create and watch my own ‘unforgettable extraordinary theatrical experience’….

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Dance Speak

Pia Bunglowala speaks of her experience performing Madhuri Upadhya’s choreography “Matsyaangnaa” for our upcoming production “Prayog”. Madhuri is a painter with the giant brush in her hand and with every stroke; she creates a movement world that is like a painting. In her piece, every moment feels like a still, a painting with each frame…

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Strengthen your Knee

Masoom brings another blog in the Health series on how to strengthen your knee. 1.Stretch your IT Band: •Stand with your left foot crossed over your right. Lean your upper body as far as you can to the left without bending your knees. Repeat with your right foot crossed over your left, leaning your upper…

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Prayog 4 – Behind the scenes

This is what happens when a dancer decides to go behind the lens. Niranjan decides to take a look from the bushes at Madhuri Upadhya’s choreography for Prayog 4. And this is the result. Watch on!

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