From the Heart
Been There, Done That, Still Moving
NaAsat, was choreographed on a verse from the Vedas. It was first performed at Windsor Castle. It celebrated the culmination of ARC inter-faith conference. Ban Ki Moon and Prince Philip were among the audience.
Milk White Ocean
Anusha Subramanyam – dancer, choreographer, teacher
and dance movement therapist – who is seen as one of the most exciting exponents of bharatanatyam working ‘inside’ and ‘outside’ of its tradition. Her work is trans-cultural and inter-generational. She has also worked extensively with people who are differently abled.
Anusha is also the creative director of Beeja. Beeja means ‘seed’ in Hindi. In keeping with its name, Beeja aims to generate new ideas, new understanding and fresh creative forms, particularly through the way that it allows us to be alert to, and take tremendous pleasure in living organisms and biological webs of relatedness. Like a seed underneath the soil collecting all sorts of nutrients, Beeja works as a collective and draws on the skills of its members to develop a distinctive way of working that offers an
all-round experience. It is about life’s choreography.
Over the years Anusha has performed in mainstream venues and in non-conventional venues like museums, hospitals, schools, village halls
and other public spaces. Her aims to make bharatanatyam accessible to a wider audience and encourage interaction with the artists and the dance form.
Anusha performed twice at Art in Action 2014. Art in Action was "Inspired by the simple principle that people are fascinated when artists and craftsmen openly demonstrate their skills and discuss their work." Anusha performed a selection of classical pieces. In one of...
Been There Done That Still Moving! Been There Done That Still Moving! from Suffolk Artlink on Vimeo. Been there done that still moving! Suffolk Artlink’s partnership project with DanceEast 'Been there done that still moving!' is an inspirational dance film made by...
This choreographic work challenges notions of normal and abnormal, drawing inspiration from Anusha Subramanyam’s therapeutic and creative movement work with people with physical and mental challenges. It is an exploration of the dance that they created, using movement...