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Fitness: What does it have to do with performance in South Asian dance forms?

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Dance Well Project Officer Claire Farmer and Seema De Jorge-Chopra write about fitness in South Asian Dance forms and the ever-increasing demands of choreography in Pulse‘s Winter edition – a short feature has also been included in Dance Australia.  “As the body fatigues throughout a performance, the precision of movement reduces, movement…

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Reach Out and Reveal: Artists sought

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Funded by Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Reach Out and Reveal is a new ‘test and explore’ project looking at how South Asian dance vocabulary might support the physical and communication needs of children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Akademi is seeking highly committed South Asian dance education practitioners to work on this…

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