Tag Archive: Big Dance Countdown

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

Elegant Iptedaa

This elegantly joyful Tarana based on dance to a chorus of words which are simply the sounds produced by the Tabla. Part of the Akademi Community Performance at Arts In Parliament, 10th August,… 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

Will Silks

Back to the Big Dance Bus in Islington because I didn’t have the time to go to Covent Garden as I hoped to do yesterday. This is Will, performing a solo silks piece.

Big Dance 2012 Day One

Big Dance 2012 was launched at St Pancras International to much fanfare and with various personalities. By now the launch, and the personalities involved, will have been covered quite enough so I’ll not… Continue reading

faster, stronger, higher

Another rushed day, with a photocall that included Dance GB (the English National Ballet, the Scottish Ballet and the National Dance Company Wales) at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich. It was… Continue reading

ballet in the cathedral

Today we were able to take photos at a rehearsal (as opposed to a photocall). It was the English National Ballet at St Paul’s Cathedral with conductor Gavin Sutherland. This is part of… Continue reading

between the benches

I’ve been so busy that I missed a post yesterday. Trying to coordinate press access for Big Dance Week would have been enough on its own, but I’m also finishing work for the… Continue reading