DIAP Residency Performance

“Aathi Antham Illai – Journey Through Numbers”: a DIAP Residency performance was presented by Sreedevi Sivarajasingam of Omkar Arts & troupe from 16th to 18th January at Esplanade Theatre Studio as part of their “Raga” showcase. This production was mentored by Rama Vaidyanathan and guided by Aravinth Kumarasamy, music was composed by Sudha Raghuraman.

In this production, the number system 0-9 to create a musical score and choreography using rhythmic patterns, lyrics and snippets from well-known Padams, Javelis, Ashtapathis. The team of dancers had to perform within safety distancing restrictions and presented over 5 sold-out shows receiving positive responses from a 250-strength audience.

The DIAP Residency for local choreographers enables creative creation with experienced stalwarts to create unique shows that resonate with audiences and opportunities for local ensemble dancers to perform in notable productions.