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Marabu – The First Ripple

Marabu – The First Ripple

Presented as the first part of a trilogy, the dance-theatre performance is set in the zenith of the Srivijayan empire and traces the passage of the Indian community from India to the Malay peninsula. This creative retelling of historical events revolves around the protagonist – a peasant – and his journey through the Chola invasion, that eventually leads to the construction of the Bhujanga Valley temples. Created specially for Singapore’s bicentennial celebrations, the collaborative piece will be presented as part of Esplanade’s Kalaa Utsavam 2019 and sees veteran artist and...

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Bhaskar’s Ramayana Pilgrimage Continues…

Bhaskar’s Ramayana Pilgrimage Continues…

As our troupe has embarked on a great journey of their own to Wellington, New Zealand, we can’t help but look back at the journey this tale has taken in our company. The Ramayana is one of the greatest and most famous hindu epics. It is a tragic, exciting, story of love, loneliness, fear, treachery, beauty and hope. Even Hollywood deeply references it in, A Year of Living Dangerously starring Mel Gibson, and A Little Princess, a 1990’s children’s film. Through the life of Bhaskar’s Arts Academy, this epic has taken not one or two, but many reincarnations. We will...

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Bhaskar’s Arts Academy Dancers Speak Out!

Bhaskar’s Arts Academy Dancers Speak Out!

Welcome to the Bhaskar’s Arts Academy blog! We wanted an avenue to share what we are up to in a little more depth than on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. (Follow us!) If any of you remember Purnima from 2011,  you will remember the wonderful choreographer Hari Krishnan. Well for a second time, Bhaskar’s Arts Academy dancers have had the opportunity to work with him. This time, it was in a collaboration with his Toronto, Canada based dance company, InDance for the production, I, Cyclops, which premiered at the 2013 CanAsian International Dance Festival. Hari Krishnan spent a few weeks at...

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Training class

Training class

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