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