Acadamy of Indian Dance – Annual Showcase – Programme

Series nameBeginnings

This three-page programme details nine dance performances given by over thirty students of the Academy of Indian Dance at its Annual Showcase. All the performances were choreographed by The Academy of Indian Dance’s dance trainers and professionals. The showcase was held at the Commonwealth Institute on Saturday 17 November 1990. In the foyer of the Commonwealth Institute, a performance of Indian and Turkish drum rhythms took place, entitled ‘A Dialogue of Drums’.

Date of Creation / Publication1990
CreatorAcademy of Indian Dance
Associated Person/ OrganisationRajkumar, Tara
Collection and Reference NumberAkademi Collection (GB 2661 AK)
Catalogue NumberAK/BEG/ED/7
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or associated person or organisation where applicable
Access to originalsThe originals belong to Akademi.
Series notesAkademi: South Asian Dance was known as The Academy of Indian Dance for over 10 years since its establishment in 1979. This grouping, Beginnings, focuses on the first ten years of the organisation (1979-1989) and traces its pioneering work in increasing accessibility to Indian dance and creating a space for Indian dance in contemporary British culture.
Collection notesThe digitised material from the Akademi: South Asian Dance Collection consists of documents and images from the establishment of the company,when it was called the Academy of Indian Dance up to the present time. Also included are flyers,photographs and education material pertaining to various productions,workhshops and seminars.