Category: Season2

Vaishnavi Mannava

Vaishnavi Mannava Vaishnavi is a Bharatanatyam student and a psychology graduate keen on merging the two disciplines using performance and movement as a medium of research.  Her first experiments in dance began with performances in unconventional spaces such as public gardens, house parties, pubs, and clubs. By disrupting the trend of traditional dance experiences on …

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Urvi Vora

Urvi Vora Urvi Vora is an artist based out of New Delhi. Her practice traverses different modes of performance and is driven by a particular interest in modern rituals and politics. Following her training in dance anthropology, she has created works which have travelled around Europe and India, notably SKUM Manifesto (2017) and This Is …

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Judy Harquail

CRITICAL RESPONSES METHODOLOGY Judy Harquail, Ontario-Canada Judy has over 30 years of experience working in the performing arts including organizational development, strategic planning, financial management, arts marketing, and tour management. She has worked in collaboration with a range of arts organizations and arts professionals across Canada and the United States. At present, she is the …

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Maya Krishna Rao

Maya Krishna Rao Maya Krishna Rao is a theatre artist and teacher. Her shows range from dance theatre to cross-media collaborations to comedy. She is her own performer, writer and director. Some of her celebrated performances include, ‘Khol Do’, ‘The Job’, ‘A Deeper Fried Jam’ and ‘Heads Are Meant For Walking Into’, ‘Ravanama’. ‘Walk’ was …

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Special Workshops

Special Workshops Melissa Robertson   The creative life began for Melissa Robertson in Melbourne. She learned the complexities of the industry from admin positions at Handspan Theatre, Flying Pig Theatresports, and Mainstreet Theatre (Mt Gambier).  She has extensive work experience in project management, having worked as an event manager at the Adelaide Festival and Mulderi …

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Australia – India Dance Exchange

Australia – India Dance Exchange The Pickle Factory Dance Foundation is delighted to host Niharika Senapati and Pippa Semaya as the inaugural recipients of the Australia-India Dance Exchange 2019 – a project developed in collaboration with Asialink Arts as part of their creative exchange programme.  The two artists will jointly undertake a month-long residency in …

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Debashree Bhattacharya

Debashree Bhattacharya Debashree Bhattacharya is a Kolkata based Kathak practitioner, teacher and choreographer. A graduate from Lady Brabourne College, Kolkata, she completed her Masters in Philosophy from Jadavpur University. She is an artist who is keen on understanding, analysing and redefining the Kathak dance form.  She often travels in India and abroad for performances, lectures …

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David Carberry

David Carberry Originating from the tiny Victorian town of Yackandandah, David began dance, acrobatics and music at the age of 8 before being accepted into the prestigious performing arts institution Flying Fruit Fly Circus School at the age of 10. Trained extensively by Russian, Chinese and Australian masters including Lu Guang Rang (NICA) and Kim …

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Compagnie 7273

Compagnie 7273 Throughout their career, Laurence Yadi and Nicolas Cantillon created about 20 pieces that ranges from silent ones to danced-concerts, from duets to group pieces. All of them have toured internationally across Africa, Asia, United-states, Europe, Middle-East, North Africa and Russia. Apart from performing, the choreographers conduct workshops regularly in Switzerland and abroad. They …

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