A celebration of what it means to be female, Kizlar is an aesthetically driven exploration of femininity and masculinity, strength and vulnerability, creating a visually stunning dance work.
Splice is an exploration of connection and architecture between two bodies as they configure themselves between restriction and possibility,
A fresh, quirky, colourful and magical collision of traditional and Hip Hop dance and music: high-energy, with a unique remix of Maypole, Clogging, Ceilidh, Street, House and Breakdance with a hint of African & Bollywood.
Feel the pulse of tradition with Garba Flow’s exquisite medley of Garba and Gujarati Folk dance.
While the future is difficult to imagine, preparing for it is also vital and needed. Through this work we would like to consider what we can expect from the future on a personal level.
In 1969 a new spirit of change was dancing across the world. Grand Gesture takes a leap back into the year of liberation, rebellion and exploration that defined their generation.
Folk dance encompasses a rich diversity of dance forms, having developed over centuries in various communities across the world. This show is a showcase of both traditional folk dance and its contemporary interpretations, presented by community groups.
BOOK 4 SHORTS is a Hip-Hop dance adventure where two friends need your help! Join in with the dancers and get the chance to finish telling their story in this interactive and lively show.
Crosswor(l)ds explores a quest for solutions in an ever-changing world, dealing with themes of agency and identity.
Vishnu’s Got My Back is part stand-up, part dance with original poetry, songs and anecdotal stories, reliving the coming of age of a femme non-binary person in post-colonial Kolkata, and then as a queer immigrant person of colour in the UK.
Dvihīna, Sanskrit for ‘devoid of gender’. Dvihīna hopes to, through the choreography, de-gendered costume and original score, allow an appreciation of the movement itself over the body wearing the movement.
Drawing inspiration from Joseph Campbell’s iconic work “The Hero’s Journey,” this personal and introspective dance piece invites audiences to witness a profound exploration of self-discovery.
Rooted in the Sanskrit word for “discovery,” the performance follows the transformative voyage of an artist unncovering the art form of kathak.
“Between the poles of the conscious and the unconscious, there has the mind made a swing; Thereon hang all beings and all worlds, and that swing never ceases its sway”. Kabir Das
This work explores expressions of individuality, the dynamics of partnership and the support and comfort we can offer each other, when we are close and even through the distance when we are far from each other.
“So like, were you from?” – How many times have you heard that one? Have you ever felt stereotyped, boxed in or labelled? Never Indian enough, nor western enough. But what happens when we remove these labels?
The dichotomy of Western upbringing & Asian heritage. The music and the dance. What can be found in the intersection between these two worlds?
Young Maya loves to draw and read and harnesses her own magic with the help of the celestial being Saraswati. But behold, her foe Miss. Tusra! Come join Maya’s world of Magical Honey with dance, magic, storytelling and live music.