Concluded Events 2016
Dec 25, 2016 Chennai
Anita Ratnam and Sadanand Menon presented AWAKENING, a morning of music featuring Jayanthi Kumaresh on veena and Anil Srinivasan on piano at SPACES, 1 Beach Rd, Besant Nagar, at 7.30am. Open mike after the performance for citizens to speak about our city and responses after #CYCLONEVARDAH
Dec 17, 2016 Chennai
NEW DRAPES IN COSTUME DESIGN
Dr. Anita Ratnam's session at Natya Darshan at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
Nov 19, 2016, 7.30pm
Performance at VADOOR RAMA TEMPLE near Thanjavur
Dec 8, 2016, 8pm
Performance at NANGUNERI PERUMAL TEMPLE
Dec 10, 2016, 9.30pm
KAISIKA NATAKAM, main performance at AZHAGIYA NAMBI TEMPLE, Tirukurungudi
Dec 2 & 3, 2016 New Delhi
At the NATYA BALLET DANCE FESTIVAL, DANCE DISCOURSES
- Dec 2: ‘Dance Design: Understanding choreography in Indian dance'
Moderated by Anita Ratnam
Panelists: Mandeep Raikhy & Gowri Ramnarayan
Meghdoot Complex, SNA: 10.30am to 11.50am
- Dec 3: ‘Pioneers of Indian dance'
Moderated by Ashish Khokar
Panelists: Anita Ratnam, Lubna Mariam
Meghdoot Complex, SNA: 10.30am to 11.50am
Rhythmosaic presents Seminar: Nov 10, 2016
Double Bill with Dr. Anita Ratnam
Nov 11, 2016 Kolkata
On 10th November, Rhythmosaic presented interaction and seminar.
Speakers: Dr. Anita Ratnam & Dr. Mitul Sengupta
Curated and moderated by Oindrilla Dutt, Arts curator and entrepreneur, Open Doors
Venue: Alka Jalan Foundation, Ballygunge, Kolkata, 6pm
Rhythmosaic presenteda double bill show with Dr. Anita Ratnam on 11th November 2016
Anita Ratnam presented PRISM, a movement meditation on HER GRACE
Anita Ratnam's Arangham Dance Theatre presented PADME
Rhythmosaic Sengupta Dance Company presented DESOLATE - THE VOICES OF THE TRAPPED
May 20 - 22, 2016 Birmingham, UK
New Dimensions Arts Management in partnership with Sampad Arts hosted NAVADISHA 2016 – an industry-wide ground-breaking South Asian Dance conference from 20 to 22 May 2016 at mac Birmingham.
Navadisha 2016 featured Keynote Addresses by Akram Khan, Shobana Jeyasingh and Mavin Khoo – internationally acclaimed performers/choreographers and instigators of new dynamics in British dance.
The conference featured: key speeches by Akram Khan, Naseem Khan, Shobana Jeyasingh and others, the impressive visions and aspirations of dancers currently inscribing their imprint on South Asian dance such as Aakash Odedra, Sonia Sabri, Seeta Patel, Shane Shambhu and Balbir Singh; signposts on Outdoor Arts from genre innovators led by Akademi; International perspectives from Anita Ratnam, Hari Krishnan, Lata Pada, and new generation interlocutors; Inspiring sessions on Dance, Health & Change with Aloknanda Roy and Sohini Chakraborty (India); Latest insights into Dance & Disability with Bisakha Sarker and Anusha Subramanyam; Opportunities and gaps in Training & Development led by the ISTD and Centre for Advanced Dance Training; and much more. Conference moderator: Chitra Sundaram.
Pre-Conference event on 17 May at the Nehru Centre, London - 6.30pm - The evening also included a dialogue with Anita Ratnam.
Conference Launch was on 19 May at Crescent Theatre, Birmingham - 6.30pm
May 1, 2016 at New Delhi
MUSCLE MEMORY.. what the body remembers - Workshop by Anita Ratnam at Natya Vriksha's World Dance Day celebrations
In sync with nature
- Ranee Kumar, The Hindu, May 5, 2016
Arangham Trust presented Ganapati by Adishkati on 5th March at Spaces, Chennai, 7pm.
February 25, 2016 Liverpool, UK
Sannidhi is Milapfest's Institute for Indian Arts based at Liverpool Hope University. SANNIDHI DIALOGUES offers a chance for Indian arts enthusiasts, academics and students to engage with artists off-stage to learn more about music, dance and more. This new series of open talks will feature eminent performing artists and scholars who will talk about their craft, while sharing inspirations and challenges as artists and will also explore history and important stories too.
The inaugural lecture in the Sannidhi Dialogues series was given by Dr. Anita R Ratnam
At: The Great Hall, Liverpool Hope University, 17 Shaw Street, L1 6HP, 2.30pm to 4pm
Kolkata Literary Meet
January 23, 2016, 11am
Epic Injustice: Do the two great Indian epics treat their women characters fairly? Anita Ratnam, Amish Tripathi, Samhita Arni and Sujoy Ghosh revisited some key moments in the Ramayana and Mahabharata. In conversation with Malavika Banerjee.
At: Victoria Memorial Son-et- Lumiere
January 24, 2016, 7.30pm
A MILLION SITAS: Anita Ratnam and troupe performed their acclaimed production that chronicles a woman's telling of the two great Epics
At: Victoria Memorial Quadrangle