This A4 black and white photograph depicts four sets of dancers’ feet in Bharata Natyam dance positions. The image was used as part of the promotional material documenting Akademi’s rehearsals at Hampstead Town Hall dance studio for the ‘Coming of Age’ production. ‘Coming of Age’ was held on the walkways of the South Bank in August 2000 featuring performances of contemporary and classical Indian dance, in celebration of Akademi’s 21st anniversary.
|Date of Creation / Publication||2000|
|Associated Person/ Organisation||Rajkumar, Tara|
|Collection and Reference Number||Akademi Collection (GB 2661 AK)|
|Copyright||The Creator and/ or associated person or organisation where applicable|
|Access to originals||The originals belong to Akademi.|
|Series notes||Akademi: South Asian Dance, previously known as The Academy of Indian Dance, adopted its new name in the early 1990s, a turning point for the development of the organisation and the refocusing of its aims.|
|Collection notes||The 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.|