Sanket (2019- ongoing)
This R&D project is an exciting experimentation with movement, visual arts and music exploring the connection of cardinal directions to human consciousness. It is an attempt to create a choreographic work sensitized to the spatial directions and responds and adapts to changing space and direction. It is a new piece of contemporary Kathak work fusing traditional technique with contemporary staging, structural devices and themes.
This exciting collaboration features:
Dancer Shyam Dattani
Winner South Asian Category of BBC Young Dancer 2017, at the Grand Final at Sadler’s Wells and secured second place in the Kalaashram Kathak Contest, European Leg 2017.
Dancer Archita Kumar
Archita Kumar is a dancer and composer based in London and recipient of the Bonnie Bird Marion North Choreographic Mentoring Award.
Dancer Meena Anand
An accomplished Bharatanatyam exponent, Meena Selva Anand, worked as an independent dancer maker and teacher student of Guru Sujata Banerjee in Kathak dance form.
Mentor – Debbie Fionbarr
Choreographer and Dance Maker
Producer – Danielle Corbishley
A freelance creative producer, director, performer, lecturer and audience development specialist working across a range of contemporary art forms.
The first draft of work will be presented in ‘Moving With The Times’ in Pegasus Theatre in Spring 2020.
The work is supported by Arts Council’s National Lottery Fund and Oxford Dance Forums’ Evolution fund. It is also Supported by Dance Reading.