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

Let enter the Blooming!

  Blooming ! Let see how Charles “Lil Buck” Riley apprehends the foot clapping while Shantala merges the genres. The Blooming adventure, initiated at the Vail Festival by its director Damian Woetzel, continues its journey between the Jookin ‘and the Kuchipudi. The two accomplices met last summer in Colorado to flourish their encounter, and

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