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Exciting times for Swati Dance Company We are very delighted to announce that our Arts Council National Lottery Projects Grant for Organisational Development has been successful. A huge thank you to the Arts Council and Anita Srivastava. We have come a long way since 2010 and there is still a long way to go.
Feedback from Alex Summers Associate Director, The Dukes Lancaster from the R&D sharing (July 2017) “Half of Me is an elegant and unique response to fascinating source material, quite unlike anything I’ve seen before; exploring the relationship between archetypal stories and modern phenomena through a combination of dance, text and characterisation. Performances from the outstanding youth company members
Touring of ‘Half of Me’ by Swati Dance Company has resulted from a successful research and development work supported by Project Grant funding from Arts Council England and sharing that took place at the Dukes Lancaster in summer 2017. This 90-minute production is an emotive work that brings together cross genre of dance, music and theatre performed
Half of Me is an emotive production inspired by a contemporary play written by Satinder Kaur Chohan that brings together cross genre of dance, music and theatre performed by highly charismatic Bharatanatyam dancers with modern choreography and spellbinding music, using poignant story-line which explores the pressures and emotions of surrogacy and adoption. Half of Me
Swati Dance Company are delighted to announce that they have been successful in their Grants for the Arts funding to produce a new performance piece called ‘Basant Bells’ which will be created for the members of Swati Youth Dance. This will allow the youth group to explore new movement material, gain new choreographic experience with
Swati Youth Dance were invited to perform at the ‘Signatures’ Showcase on 21 January at the Lowry, which was hosted by Dance Initiative Greater Manchester in partnership with The Lowry. Feedback from ‘Signatures’ showcase at the Lowry: “I attended the Signatures Showcase on 21st January at the Lowry, and was amazed at the quality of dance!
Swati Youth Dance Members Netra Takwale, Vaidehi Raut, Annie Simon, Nikita Bhakta, Neha Jeyam, Tara Jeyam, Aishwarya Rana and SDC Artistic Director Dr Swati Raut with Arlene Philips OBE, Patron of Youth Dance England After having the chance to perform at The Lowry for the U.Dance regional platform, finding out that we had been selected