The Return of Spring – Flyer

Series nameBeginnings

This is the flyer for the production of ‘The Return of Spring’ by the Academy of Indian Dance. It is printed in blue and white. The front features the classical Indian dancer Unni Krishnan and the back of the flyer offers a summary of the story. ‘The Return of Spring’ was based on an ancient mythological tale by the 4th century Indian poet Kalidasa. The production was staged in 1986 -1987.

Date of Creation / Publication1986
CreatorAcademy of Indian Dance
Associated Person/ OrganisationRajkumar, Tara
Collection and Reference NumberAkademi Collection (GB 2661 AK)
Catalogue NumberAK/BEG/RS/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.