Produced by Max Mueller Bhavan, the dance will likely be offered by 206 Dance Collective in Bengaluru this weekend

Produced by Max Mueller Bhavan, the dance will likely be offered by 206 Dance Collective in Bengaluru this weekend

Four dancers from various backgrounds, however certain by the strings of motion, got here collectively in Bengaluru in 2019 and based the 206 Dance Collective in October 2020. The 4 will now current their work ‘Dance Songs’ on the Bangalore International Centre.

The night of dance, says Ainesh Madan, a a part of the collective, is impressed by the writings of thinker Friedrich Nietzsche. “Dance Songs, goals at celebrating Nietzsche’s writings, with a explicit deal with The Dance Song and The Second Dance Song from his seminal work Thus Spoke Zarathustra.

Apart from Ainesh, who has additionally choreographed the piece, the efficiency will function Anishaa Tavag, Dayita Nereyeth and Joshua Sailo. Abhaydev Praful has composed the music.

“We met throughout the pandemic and based the dance collective quickly after. “We had labored collectively on a movie on dance titled Solitude.”

This would be the group’s first reside present within the metropolis, says Ainesh who took to dance a decade in the past, majoring in dance and economics in New York. “I primarily studied submit fashionable dance and choreography.” Ainesh lived and labored in New York for 4 years as a dancer. “I labored for different choreographers; however what I actually loved was creating my very own actions. Once I made a decision to return to India, I met the opposite members of the collective.”

Though all 4 dancers have a widespread background in modern and submit fashionable dance, Ainesh says they’ve various influences as effectively. “I’m skilled in ballet and am a self-taught hip-hop dancer. Dayita has been into ballet since she was 4 and has studied liberal arts, Joshua comes from a modern and post-modern background, whereas Anishaa has a background in hip hop and has skilled intensively in modern dance in India.”

Post-modern, Ainesh says is an American idiom that got here as a response to the fashionable dance scene. “Modern got here as a retaliation to ballet and its formalisation. Martha Graham and others got here up with thought of ‘something however ballet’, however post-modern is the place a little ballet is introduced into the combo.”

206 Dance Collective will carry out on May 27 and 28, at 7 pm. It is open to all.

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