'... as a viewer, I needed to feel what the dancers were going through and it worked well...' (Malcolm Keen, Pulse magazine)
Aunusthan, meaning celebration, is an evening of dance demonstrating the multi-faceted nature of kathak. The production, featuring an array of solos, duets and ensemble pieces was conceived out of the company's commitment to providing a supportive platform for the next generation of emerging performers.
Choreography & dance: Urja Desai Thakore
Dance: Kavya Kaushik | Shaili Desai | Ishira Shah | Astha Desai | Priyanka Chauhan | Shyam Dattani | Mira Salat | Meera Patel | Parbati Chaudhury
Music: Kaushiki Chakraborty | Alap Desai | Ashit Desai | Atul Desai
Performances: The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury | Offbeat Festival: Old Fire Station, Oxford | Jaivant Patel Dance: mac, Birmingham
Image Credit: Simon Richardson