The Hindu/Footloose/Ancient Dance, Modern World

The ‘ancient’ nature of Indian classical dance – specifically in terms of its […]

By |May 17th, 2012|Uncategorized|1 Comment

The Hindu/Footloose/From Love to Bhakti

The term ‘sringara’ in dance has had many meanings, definitions and connotations over […]

By |April 29th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Hindu/Footloose/ In thought and Emotion

Must Indian dance choose between ‘secular’ and religious?My previous article argued that Indian […]

By |April 9th, 2012|Uncategorized|1 Comment

The Hindu/Footloose/ Indian Dance: Secular and Religious

The relationship between Religion and Secularism is a complex one. Attached to both […]

By |March 31st, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Hindu/Footloose/ Speaking of Shiva

During Mahashivaratri this year, social networking websites were flooded with dancers hailing it […]

By |March 9th, 2012|Uncategorized|4 Comments

For the Hindu/Friday review/Stretching beyond Idea

Dance has been broadly defined as movements of the body, a form of […]

By |March 7th, 2012|Uncategorized|4 Comments

From the Hindu/Column: Footloose/ What’s in a name?

When it comes to explaining what dance is, several definitions are available. It […]

By |February 14th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The ‘Western’ gaze – my response to Donovan Roebert

During a post-performance discussion, I was asked by a member of the audience […]

By |January 4th, 2012|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Indian Dance and the ‘Western’ Rasika by Donovan Roebert

‘It is always the westerner who keeps harping on our glorious tradition. That […]

By |December 29th, 2011|Uncategorized|5 Comments

Judging Dance

Pre-script: This article talks about the general trend noticed, but I would like […]

By |December 10th, 2011|Uncategorized|2 Comments