“It’s a platform that brings collectively anybody fascinated by dance,” says Saritha Lakshmi, the inventive director of Ektha, an area the place a bunch of younger dancers in Coimbatore meet to easily dance.
“We collaborate and choreograph collectively and the end result is natural. We file the video. The inventive course of conjures up us as there’s fixed studying from one another,” explains Saritha, who can also be the director of GD School.
It was throughout her training stint within the UK that Saritha obtained uncovered to the idea of choreographing dance as a crew. “Dance is my ardour and as dance captain on the Bharatanatyam Society there, I understood we are able to change the dynamics of dance by choreographing collectively whereas acting at exhibits. I got here again and began Ektha 4 years in the past.”
They are placing collectively Anjali – a night of dance, their first standalone show that brings collectively as many as 14 dancers, largely from Coimbatore, the place they may carry out Kathak, Bharatanatyam, and people dance kinds.
The goal of Ektha is to popularise classical dance types of India. “Dancers from totally different backgrounds, dance faculties and kinds come collectively. More like a dancer’s potluck if you’ll, the place every one brings one thing to the desk and within the course of everybody has a number of enjoyable,” says Subiksha Siva, one of many members.
For Aashikha Manikanth, it was a chance to get again in contact with dancing after a break. “Also, have fun and revive my ardour. I’m additionally glad for having had the possibility to strive totally different artwork kinds and to have met so many fantastic dancers too.”
Vajra Balaji agrees with Aashika. “Ektha is an area for dancers to return collectively to share the enjoyment of dancing and in addition to create a recent perspective of the artwork. The better part is that immaterial to the age or expertise, there’s a house for each dancer to place forth their concepts and choreograph a chunk,” she provides.
On January 8, the occasion Anjali – a night of dance begins at 6 pm at Sarvaa Ballroom, The Grand Regent. There might be a dance Workshop by Aayana Dance Company by Madhava Mamava from 10 am to 1 pm on January 7 at Sarvaa Mini Hall on the similar venue. The workshop payment is ₹1100. The members can even carry out the merchandise with the group on the occasion. For extra particulars, name 9952630555 or go to @ekthadance on Instagram for registration