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Oct 03, 2019
From temples to royal courts, and the proscenium stage: A social history of Indian performance spacesA proscenium stage born in the West posits a distance between audience and performer to offer a visual experience. Yet, why is it that classical dance, which vehemently claims its origins in a text on Indian aesthetics, most widely performed on a proscenium stage? The history of performance spaces in India is a deeply sociological one.
Aug 31, 2019
How the Indian classical dance industry created a troubling culture of dependency on marriageThe unique relationship of the classical dance industry with marriage was born in mid-20th century India, when the Devadasi system was abolished and dance was appropriated into the upper caste.
Jul 27, 2019
On Indian media's role in depoliticising discourse around classical dance, and the need for changeMedia, especially print media has played a historically significant role in shaping the public discourse on classical dance in pre-independent as well as post-independent India.