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Dr Swarnamalya Ganesh in Sadir: Dancing for Rajahs, Nawabs and the Officers of the Raj.© Courtesy Dr Swarnamalya Ganesh. (Click image for larger version)

Akademi, Sama Art and Dr Swarnamalya Ganesh – Sadir Āttam – Cambridge

★★★★✰   The subtitle for the night was “Sadir: Dancing for Rajahs, Nawabs and the Officers of the Raj”. Sadir dance is a controversial precursor to Bharatanatyam, the classical dance style of South Asia…

Thomas Bieszka in In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated.© Foteini Christofilopoulou. (Click image for larger version)

Memorable Performances of 2018 – London

Semperoper Ballett Dresden were another new visitor in the summer, with a programme of Forsythe works, some not seen here before. But Forsythe is a theme this year in himself.

© Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards

2018 National Dance Awards – Announcement of Nominations

The Dance Section of the Critics’ Circle is pleased to announce the nominations for the 19th National Dance Awards…

Part of Akademi flyer for The Troth.© Akademi. (Click image for larger version)

Akademi – The Troth – Leicester

★★★★★   The Troth is a gripping experience of a shared heritage. It’s convincingly told as a moving story of love and sacrifice, set in an all-too-familiar context of First World War horror seen through unfamiliar eyes…

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