Inspired by our campaign, #iamayoungdancer that we began in 2019, we, at Apsaras Arts, have been keen to listen to the voices of young dancers from across the globe. In an attempt to allow them an opportunity to share their challenges and aspirations, and do that with a peer, our section #iamayoungdancer, that unfolds as a video conversation, will articulate some of the concerns and desires of young dancers from around the world.
We kickstart this edition with a conversation between Singapore-based Periyachi Roshini and Australia-based Rukshikaa Elankumaran.
#iamayoungdancer Social Media, Success, Insecurities and Inspiration Two young dancers, Nitya Sriram from Singapore and Nivedha Harish from Chennai, participated in the #iamayoungdancer series this month. Read on to get a sense of what all they talked about… The two dancers – Nitya Sriram and Nivedha Harish kicked off the conversation with the idea of ... Read more
#iamayoungdancer Singapore-based Kshirja Govind and Delhi-based Pritam Das exchange notes on dance and the many beautiful things that are a part of its world. From her home in Singapore and taking time off from a workshop in Bhilwara, Rajasthan as part of SPIC MACAY in West Bengal, Kshirja Govind and Pritam Das, respectively logged onto ... Read more
#iamayoungdancer Two dancers, from Singapore and Chennai, exchange notes on all things that matter to the world of young dancers A conversation between Singapore-based dancer Janani Arunkumar and Chennai-based dancer Kavya Ganesh, began with the two dancers exploring the notion of the term #iamayoungdancer. While Kavya expressed that it is an interesting space to be ... Read more
#iamayoungdancer https://vimeo.com/686147339 A conversation between Coimbatore-based Bharatanatyam dancer-choreographer, Divya Nayar and Singapore-based Bharatanatyam dancer-choreographer, Madhuri Suresh . Sometimes, the best conversation starters are those that investigate the very premise of the conversation itself. This conversation did precisely that! The two dancers began with sharing their perspectives on the idea of a young dancer. Thereon, they ... Read more