Apsaras Arts
in association with Milapfest UK presents
Dance India Asia Pacific 2014
June 6 - 13, 2014 Singapore

March 14, 2014

An intensive professional dance training camp offered in Bharatanatyam, Odissi and Kathak by top performers and teachers from India.

DANCE INDIA Asia Pacific returns to Singapore for the third time in 2014, with loads of exciting new additions including new faculty and courses. Presented by Apsaras Arts in Singapore, DANCE INDIA Asia Pacific offers an amazing opportunity to learn from internationally renowned dance practitioners of India, with an objective of offering a holistic and individualized approach to training.  With Dance India's intensive course schedule, participants immerse themselves in the world of Indian dance and gain wider perspective on their art through an range of activities including sessions on dance technique, choreography, abhinaya, dance music and performances to name a few.

Created by Milapfest, the UK's Indian Arts Development Trust, Dance India is a visionary dance educational program designed for students, teachers and performing artists of Indian classical dance.  Dance India supports the learning, development and performance of Indian dance across the globe. After completing several successful years in the UK headed by Milapfest, Dance India broke new frontiers with its initiation in Singapore in September 2012, in collaboration with Apsaras Arts supported by National Arts Council, Singapore and Esplanade Theater's on the Bay, Singapore.

The faculty for DANCE INDIA Asia Pacific 2014 includes The Dhananjayans, Madhavi Mudgal, Priyadarsini Govind, Sheejith Krishna, Prashant Shah, Mythili Prakash, Dr. Pappu Venugopala Rao and other eminent experts of dance and related topics.

DANCE INDIA Asia Pacific 2014 will feature 5 days of core training programs and workshops with 2 days of showcase performances.

1. Core Program
a. Intermediate Bharatanatyam
b. Advanced Bharatanatyam
c. Bharathanatyam Training for Teachers
d. Intermediate Odissi
e. Intermediate Kathak

The participants who sign-up for any one of the above core programs will be also enrolled into the following:
(i) All workshops and Lecture Demonstrations
(ii) Daily Warm-up sessions
(iii) All showcase performances at Esplanade Theatres on the Bay

 Core Training covers Techniques and Repertoire by respective faculty members
1. Bharatanatyam - Intermediate: Mythili Prakash & Sheejith Krishna
2. Bharatanatyam - Advanced: Priyadarsini Govind
3. Bharatanatyam - Teacher's Training: The Dhananjayans
4. Odissi - Intermediate: Madhavi Mudgal
5. Kathak - Intermediate: Prashant Shah

2. Workshops
1. Laya and Nattuvangam
2. Nayika in abhinaya compositions
3. Dance Legend: Rukmini Devi Arundale
4. Developing Sancharis
5. Music compositions for dance
6. Group choreography
7. Etiquette for dancers

3. Showcase performances
At the Esplanade Theatre Studio
DANCE INDIA Asia Pacific showcase 1
Thursday 12th June 2014
VP Dhananjayans and Shanta Dhananjayan (Bharatanatyam)
Prashant Shah (Kathak)
Mythili Prakash (Bharatanatyam)
DANCE INDIA Asia Pacific showcase 2
Friday 13th June 2014
Madhavi Mudgal (Odissi)
Sheejith Krishna (Bharatanatyam)
Priyadarsini Govind (Bharatanatyam)
4. Fringe programs
Dialogue in Dance (Panel Discussion)

5. Venues
Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Road, Singapore 439053
Inauguration, all core training programs, all workshops
Esplanade, Singapore
Showcase performances, closing ceremony

Information: http://www.apsarasarts.com/about-dance-india

Notes & fees: http://www.apsarasarts.com/guidance-notes

Application form: http://www.apsarasarts.com/apply-as-a-delegate
Application closing date: 15th April 2014

For further info, please contact:
email: dance.india@apsarasarts.com
Tel: +65 6573 5866

Presented by Apsaras Arts in collaboration with Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay and MilapFest UK, supported by National Arts Council Singapore.