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

IMPRO SHARANA – Concert for a dancer.

This “concert for a dancer” is created around a subtle blend of Ferran’s music and Shantala’s unique dancing, accopanied by Driss El Manouni (Oud), David Mayoral (Percussion), Jordi Gaspar (Double bass and Acoustic bass), Nedyalko Nedyalkov (Kaval), the music and movement shaping each other. More informations here.   Word Premiere on December 2014, co-produce by the Mercat de les

Blooming! Lil’ Buck – Shantala Shivalingappa

Blooming! Lil’ Buck – Shantala Shivalingappa

An amazing duet between Shantala’s Jookin’ and Charles ‘Lil Buck’ Riley’s Kuchipudi ! Or maybe it’s the exact opposite? Well, watching their close collaboration, it’s hard to tell. A thrilling moment of encounter between Lil Buck’s wizardly Jookin’, a street-dance style from Memphis, Tennessee, and Shantala’s personal vocabulary rooted in Kuchipudi, a classical style