contemporary dance

From classical roots to free flow in Indian dance (With Images)


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Contemporary Indian dance drew much attention at the just-concluded Edinburgh International Festival, among the few international festivals dedicated solely to performing arts.A troupe led by ... Read more...

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Giaa Manek out of ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5′


August 18th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Actress Giaa Manek's stint in dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa" came to an end Saturday night.The actress, popularly known as Gopi Bahu of ... Read more...

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The face of India at Edinburgh fest (With Image)


August 12th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Kathak exponent Aditi Mangaldas will be the lone face of classical Indian arts at the Edinburgh International Festival with a 105-minute combination of traditional Kathak ... Read more...

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Kailash Kher to perform at OzAsia Festival


August 9th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) After wowing fans in Pakistan, popular singer Kailash Kher is ready to entertain music lovers in Australia. He will perform at the OzAsia Festival in ... Read more...

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‘Jhalak…’ not a cake walk for Isha


June 29th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Isha Sharvani's background as a trained dancer left many saying that her participation in "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5" is unfair given the non-dancers on the show. ... Read more...

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From streets to stage: Living, breathing and dancing Tagore


May 1st, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Poet Rabindranath Tagore, who was often derided as "elitist" by a section of ultra-Left intellectuals during his time, is bridging the class divide in a ... Read more...

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Salsa anyone? India swings to the Latino beat (With Images)


April 18th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Latino dances are now the world's hottest cultural diplomacy tool connecting people across continents. And in India, it is the new beat on dance floors.Dancers ... Read more...

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Latino dance-music fiesta to enthrall Delhi


April 4th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Tango from Argentina, salsa from Colombia and much more will be on shown at the three day Latin American dance and music festival that starts ... Read more...

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Astad Deboo bridges social divide with Tagore choreography


November 12th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Renowned contemporary dancer Astad Deboo will preview his "Interpreting Tagore", choreographed with homeless boys from a destitute shelter, at the Indian Council For Cultural Relations ... Read more...

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Hip hop dancers from slum find French connection


November 7th, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Contemporary dance guru Brahim Bouchelaghem from France and a bunch of teenaged boys from the Khirkee Extension slum near Saket in the capital have something ... Read more...

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Cultures have to coexist for dialogue: French dance guru


November 4th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Forget fusion, cultures have to coexist separately to facilitate dialogue between different traditions, says French contemporary concept dance maestro and Bharatanatyam fan Jerome Bel."Fusion is ... Read more...

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India, France to bond over new age dance Nov 2-8


October 18th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) An Indo-French Festival of Contemporary Dance, "DanSe Dialogues" Nov 2-8 will bring contemporary and alternative dances practices to the capital to popularise new age dance in ... Read more...

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Rohit Gandhi,Rahul Khanna create ‘Theatre of Illusion’ at WIFW


October 13th, 2011 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) A larger than life theatre set-up, colossal mirrors on the runway, live performances accompanied by live music - this is how designer duo Rohit Gandhi-Rahul ... Read more...

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Ankan Sen’s ‘Just Dance’ to victory


October 2nd, 2011 - 2:29 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 2 (IANS) Ankan Sen, who has been enthralling TV viewers with his smooth contemporary dance moves finally got his reward when he was declared the winner of ... Read more...

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So You Think You Can Dance: Top 10 Revealed!


July 15th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night on 'So You Think You Can Dance' it was the results show for the top twelve contestants...meaning that the top 10 would be reveled, which is ... Read more...

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So You Think You Can Dance: America Shocks the Judges!


July 8th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the show started last night on 'So You Think You can Dance', the top 14 performers danced a beautiful Bollywood style routine while wearing bright and colorful ... Read more...

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So You Think You Can Dance: Top 14 Performs


July 7th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night on 'So You Think You Can Dance', audience members and dancers alike were given a treat as Carmen Electra came out to be a guest judge ... Read more...

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So You Think You Can Dance Top 16


July 1st, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last week on 'So You Think You Can Dance', not one but two couples were sent home. This was due to the fact that no one had been ... Read more...

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5 Cuban ballet dancers remain in Canada after tour


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 2 (IANS/EFE) Five members of the Ballet Nacional de Cuba, including lead dancer Elier Bourzac, decided to remain in Canada after performing here, the Montreal Gazette reported Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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No topic off limits for Paul Taylor’s dance troupe


February 19th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) He has been called the naughty boy of dance, is credited for scripting the new language of American modern dance, and now Paul Taylor's dance ... Read more...

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Washington festival to showcase Indian arts and culture


February 5th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) The prestigious John F. Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts here is holding a mega festival "Maximum India" showcasing Indian arts and culture in all its ... Read more...

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Ignite Fest will be based on Indian classical dances (With Image)


November 3rd, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The "vocabulary will be completely Indian" and based on Indian classical dances, says leading Bharatanatyam dancer Anusha Lall about the four-day Ignite Festival of Contemporary ... Read more...

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Lessing, Shakespeare, Blake in dance-theatre on Commonwealth stage


October 12th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Foreign literature met Indian performing arts in a creative mix on the cultural stage of the Commonwealth Games 2010.Noted dancer Navtej Singh Johar interpreted Nobel ... Read more...

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Mia Michaels is going to start her own Bravo reality show


August 26th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The So You think You can Dance Judge Mia Michaels is on her way to make a new reality TV show. Speaking right after winning the Best Choreography ... Read more...

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Vidya’s Item Number In Urumi Is A Gift To Her Parents


August 20th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Vidya Balan is now taking offers from the Tamil and Malayalam film industry into account. The actress had been approached with offers in thick before but ... Read more...

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Koena Aspires To Do A Hollywood Style Dance Musical


May 27th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In Bollywood, Koena Mitra has made her own place with diverse kind of films. Now, as the Bong beauty is stepping into a new phase in ... Read more...

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Now it’s UTV Bindass’s Dance reality!


May 22nd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Indian television is overflowing with reality shows, especially dance realities. But while most prefer to follow the proven formula, UTV Bindaas aims to think out of the ... Read more...

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UTV Bindass steps it up with Street Dance!


May 20th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Revisiting their endeavour of being the brand that promises and delivers content for today's youth, India's 360* Entertainment channel UTV Bindass spearheads the launch of Fanta's Bindass ... Read more...

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Shakti Mohan gave up IAS dream for ‘Dance India Dance’


April 24th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) She always wanted to become a bureaucrat but ended up being the country's new dancing sensation. And now "Dance India Dance 2" winner Shakti Mohan ... Read more...

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Japanese dancer takes Indian dances to the world (Feature)


March 5th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Jatindra Dash Bhubaneswar, March 5 (IANS) She decided to learn Odissi as soon as she saw legendary dancer Kelucharan Mohapatra on video in Tokyo. Masako Ono came to India in 1996 and ... Read more...

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Jacob Karr Woos The Judges In “So You Think You Can Dance”


December 16th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The excitement around the outcome of season finale of So You Think You Can Dance has reached a crescendo. The viewers addicted to the show are busy ... Read more...

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“Dance for Peace” staged in Imphal


November 16th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Nov.15 (ANI): With militancy affecting almost every sphere of life in Manipur, the urge to see peace and harmony returning to the place in on everyone's mind.The feeling was reflected ... Read more...

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Zee TV Synopsis for weekend(22nd May-24th May 09)


May 21st, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Dance India Dance Telecast Date: 22nd May'09 Friday at 9:30 pmRanchi Ki rajkumari Alisha Singh, the only remaining female contestant gives a mind blowing contemporary dance performance on the song " teri ... Read more...

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Squatters move into PS22.5M London home after eviction from nearby cheaper property


January 11th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 11 (ANI): A group of squatters, known as The Temporary School of Thought, has set up home in a property worth 22.5 million pounds in the heart of London''s ... Read more...

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S. Asian dancers, choreographers to attend De Montfort University event


November 5th, 2008 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
Leicester (UK), Nov.5 (ANI-Business Wire India): The cultural excitement of South Asian contemporary dance was explored at a free forum mixing a dance workshop and discussion to build alliances between De ... Read more...

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