March 03, 2017

Submitted by aditya on Fri, 02/03/2017 - 08:15



Get ready to explore to watch contemporary dance choreographies by acclaimed and established dance companies from different corners of the globe and the newly discovered talents in the scene, making the coming of age of contemporary movement arts scene in Bengaluru and India across different venues in the city. 

South Asia's largest and most important international festival for contemporary movement arts, Attakkalari India Biennial 2017, is back in action. This year marks the 8th edition and is on from 03 to 12 February 2017.

For this edition, with a hugely relevant theme, #BLRMoves, the organizers, are animating the many cityscapes of Bengaluru, encouraging citizens' to groove with dancers and choreographers of their choice from different parts of the world.

On offer are a wide variety of site-specific performances, city walks, master classes, workshops, film screenings and other lead-up activities will offer the dance enthusiastic public opportunities to actively participate in the festival.

The festival programme includes:
1. Centre-Stage
2. FACETS International Choreography Residency 2017
3. Emerging South Asia Platform 17
4. Platform Plus
5. Seminars and Colloquia
6. Writing on Dance Lab
7. Dance on Camera
8. Off-Stage Interventions


This festival also marks the 15-year anniversary of Attakkalari's continued efforts of disseminating and sustaining contemporary movement arts in and beyond Bengaluru.