Tag Archive: Bharatanatyam

Sylvie Guillem on technical perfection #dance #quoteoftheday #dancequote

Today’s quote by Sylvie Guillem; “Technical perfection is insufficient. It is an orphan without the true soul of the dancer” was suggested by Christine Webb. The dancer is the beautiful and talented Seeta… Continue reading

Seeta Patel: Subtle and Intense #Bharatanatyam

I’ve just had a short phone conversation with Seeta Patel for something to go with the image I hope will be taken by LondonDance.com. I know virtually nothing about Bharatanatyam but was fascinated… Continue reading

Enticing Bharatanatyam

Anusha Subramanyam dances the story of her the heroine’s work to persuade her reluctant friend to represent her case to Muruga (The Lord of the Hills) in the hope he will come to… Continue reading

Dancing Valour at Arts in Parliament

There was a huge amount going on in this piece; Rasa Abhinaya which made it a pleasure to watch but rather more challenging to photograph. Danced at the Akademi Community Performance at Westminster… Continue reading

Tarana at Arts in Parliament

This fast paced piece, performed by Triveni Dance Company, closed the Akademi Community Performance at Westminster Hall. I decided to include the whole troupe in this shot and tried to use motion blur… Continue reading

In ‘Memory’ Bharatanatyam is the vehicle for a strong message

This was easily my favourite piece from the Akademi Community Performance for Arts in Parliament because it was so moving. Bisakha Sarker of the company Chaturangan danced two near-identical scenarios. In the first… Continue reading