Spring News

  newsletter # spring 2017   For this summer season: an incredible duet, a surprising collaboration, a “classic” show, an almost iconic film, and a new one, mudras and foot beats, here’s the news !  Bach | Sonia-Shantala Sonia Wieder-Atherton holds a singular place in today’s music world. Born in San Francisco, trained in Paris and Moscow,

BHAIRAVA | site-specific dance film

Bhairava evokes facets of Shiva, the Lord of Dance, as both the Destructor of Evil and the Guardian of Time. He is fierce and drives terrible deeds, but he is also the Divine Protector and his intention springs from pure compassion. In this work, carried by a strong and deeply evocative musical score and by

the incredible duet moves forward

  Blooming! Where Charles « Lil Buck » Riley works on foot-beats while Shantala starts to bug-jump… The Blooming adventure, which began at the Vail International Dance Festival in the summer of 2014, was initiated by its director Damian Woetzel, and continues to move forward drawing from the vocabularies of Kuchipudi and Jookin’. Lil Buck

Shantala – Only one step from movement to the screen !

  Dancer and choreographer Shantala Shivalingappa has artistic roots in the classical Indian dance form Kuchipudi. Before starting her own company she worked with such luminaries as Maurice Béjart, Pina Bausch and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. Shantala – the movie is a documentary  which follows Shantala Shivalingappa on tour, revealing how the cultural and philosophical aspects of