Ten Years of High Profile Dance in Britain – Flyer

Series nameBeginnings

The Academy of Indian Dance produced this flyer to celebrate ten years of classical Indian Dance in Britain in 1989. The flyer advertises the academy’s dance classes in Odissi, Bharat Natyam, Kathakali and Kathak styles, all taught by world renowned dance professionals. The flyer also describes the academy’s project work with schools, teachers, community projects and special needs groups. The front of the flyer depicts the feet of a classical Indian dancer wearing thick, traditional dancing anklets.

Date of Creation / Publication1989
CreatorAcademy of Indian Dance
Associated Person/ OrganisationRajkumar, Tara
Collection and Reference NumberAkademi Collection (GB 2661 AK)
Catalogue NumberAK/BEG/ED/2
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.