Dance Umbrella
Out of India: Modern Moves

21 - 24 October 2015 / 19:45, 14:30
The Pit

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Showcasing three of the country's most inventive contemporary choreographers, this trilogy features work with a striking perspective on life in modern India, a long way from either classical or Bollywood styles. 

The duet NH7 by Bangalore-born Deepak Kurki Shivaswamy is a political take on rapid urbanisation, depicting the impact it is having on individuals swept up in sudden change. 

A mesmerising dancer, Hemabharathy Palani draws on her extensive technique for her solo Trikonanga, which sees her pull apart the classical dance form Bharatanatyam.

Surjit Nongmeikapam blends props, projection and a physicality influenced by folk traditions and martial arts. Performed by five men, Nerves is inspired by the corruption and suffering in his home state of Manipur,

1 hour 20 mins/including an interval

Age guidance 12+

Thu 22 Oct
Post-show talk

Free to same-day ticket holders
This talk with be BSL-interpreted

This event is part of:
Theatre & Dance


Presented by the Barbican in partnership with Dance Umbrella


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