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‘My everyday battles as a dancer’- a look at dancing as a career

Meedhu Miriyamballerina, Ballet, dancers, insights, Jazz 3 Comments

‘Positively horrible’.The two words from my dance teacher–Yana Lewis that evokes laughter every time but also makes me push myself beyond the limits.Because if you say I can’t do it, I will make sure I try my hardest to not fail in proving you wrong. And I, for one, did not want to be a ‘positively horrible’. I am Pooja …

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Choreography : Creating a dance that you can call yours

Meedhu MiriyamBallet, dancers, insights Leave a Comment

It is Thursday and I am teaching my normal class as part of foundation’s Outreach&Education programme at Snehadaan.  I split the students into groups, and ask them to make a small phrase of choreography to the lyrics of a Hindi song that one of my friends gave me.  As the second group starts performing, something about their movement catches my …

Walking the tight rope – a dancer’s note by Shifa Ali

Devang Bhanushalidancers, insights Leave a Comment

When we were kids, our parents always said, ‘Be who you want to be’. And some of us, like me, believed them without a sliver of doubt. I always imagined that the world is my oyster, that I am capable of anything and everything and so did my parents. The only difference was that their understanding of success and my …