Academy of Indian Dance – Educational Programmes Pamphlet – Document

Series nameBeginnings

This red and orange pamphlet, printed in 1991, provides information on the type of dance workshops offered by the Academy of Indian Dance to its various audiences. The workshops were conducted by dancers, musicians and education officers from the Academy. The content varied from topic-based workshops linked to the National Curriculum for schools, to performing arts and dance courses facilitating South Asian dance GCSE, AS-level and B-Tec qualifications for colleges. Other beneficiaries such as special needs groups, museums, galleries and playschemes were also catered for. The back page of the pamphlet details workshop preparation and follow-up arrangements, as well as the physical requirements necessary for workshops to take place.

Date of Creation / Publication1991
CreatorAcademy of Indian Dance
Associated Person/ OrganisationRajkumar, Tara
Collection and Reference NumberAkademi Collection (GB 2661 AK)
Catalogue NumberAK/BEG/ED/1
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.
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