Inspired by Tagore's work, 'Fragrances' bring together Indian classical dance narrative

through nritta and abhinaya, improvised synergy, abstract expressionistic representation

and the spoken word.

It is an attempt to explore questions of identity, love and loss that appear in Tagore's
poetry and prose leaving behind fragrances of life and of death.

Directed by Vaibhav Arekar

Chitra- a dance-theatre endeavour.

the story of love between the warrior princess of Manipur- Chitrangada and the epic

character- Arjun. Though true to Tagore’s original work, the choreography rises beyond

the written words to discover new imageries, ideas, metaphors in the work.

Choreography : Sanjukta Wagh and Vaibhav Arekar

Sishu- No poet has written so extensively on the theme of

childhood as much Tagore. Inspired by his poems this is a manifestation of those

images through dance and rhythm.

Debotar Grash- a solo dance narrative

An original poem by Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore becomes the frame within which is

animated the beautiful, fragile and enigmatic relationship between a little boy and his

mother. The original poem is translated into visual poetry of Bharatanatyam and spoken


Choreography and performance: Vaibhav Arekar

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