COMPANY: SANSKRUTI DANCE
“I search for dance that connects me to my soul”- Krishna Zivraj-Nair, artistic director, Sanskruti Dance
We are a professional dance company launched in 2017 with our debut choreographic work called Apple ‘n’ Spice. The company was formed to develop choreographic exploration using south Asian classical dance technique as movement vocabulary. The company received its first seed funding as Uttkarsh runner’s up from Akademi- a national portfolio organization, which was then used to secure Arts Council Funding to develop new work.
Apple ‘n’ Spice is a multicultural, audience-interactive, fairy-tale dance piece for children. We have presented this work at Cambridge Junction, London RichMix and The Bellbird Primary School, Cambridge. It has elements of Bharatanatyam, Odissi, contemporary dance and shadow puppetry elements. Our earlier choreographic experience include work for the Cambridge Big Weekend Festivals, book launch event for author Shahida Rahman, Cambridge Carbon Footprint event and more recently a Bharatanatyam Flashmob performance for Mill Road Midsummer Festival.
Audience Feedback for Apple ‘n’ Spice
“Very stimulating and interactive for children, fun for parents too”