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Artistic Director of Darpana Performing Arts Academy, Mallika Sarabhai talks about her life to an audience at The Conclave in Kolkata. Highlights include her experiences touring the world with Peter Brook's Mahabharata, social justice issues that she is passionate about and the more recent touring production of Tagornama.

 
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Musical Composer Sandeep Pillai tells the story of his compositions for 3 productions in the 36th Vikram Sarabhai International Arts Festival in Ahmedabad India

 
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Written by Steve on Tuesday, 27 December 2011 20:33   

Lighting Technician Vasant Kori was born at Darpana. He tells the story of his love for photography, lighting and of Darpana Performing Arts Academy.

 
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Written by Steve on Tuesday, 27 December 2011 20:31   

 

 
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Written by Steve on Tuesday, 27 December 2011 20:30   

Crossroad Arts tribute to Rabindranath Tagore is officially opened in Mackay by esteemed Indian dancer, choreographer and director, Mallika Sarabhai in a video cross from Ahmedabad India

 
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Contemporary, folk and classical Indian dancer Pooja Purohit talks about her life, her work and her love for
Darpana Performing Arts Academy.

 
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John Pickup from Crossroad Arts in Mackay Australia continues his series of interviews with legendary dancer and choreographer Mrinalini Sarabhai and her efforts to introduce dance to the city of Ahmedabad India. The interview also focuses on the establishment of the Darpana Performing Arts Academy.

 
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Diary from Mumbai- 5 Senses Tour by Darpana from Steve Mayer-Miller on Vimeo.

A behind the scenes look at the rehearsals and build up to Darpana's tour of 'The 5 Senses' to Mumbai India.

 
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Slow Train Running: Mumbai to Bangalore. Darpana's 5 Senses Tour of India from Steve Mayer-Miller on Vimeo.

"Dancer and Percussionist Anahita Sarabhai takes us on a wild taxi ride through the streets of Mumbai, onto a slow train to Bangalore and finally to the main stage
of Darpana's '5 Senses' performance, launching Manorama's new television station in India.

 
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Interview with Mrinalini Sarabhai Part 1 from Steve Mayer-Miller on Vimeo.

This interview is with legendary Indian Classical and Contemporary Dancer and Choreographer Mrinalini Sarabhai.
The interview was conducted by John Pickup from Crossroad Arts, Mackay Australia via live Skype with Mrinalini Sarabhai the founder of Darpana Performing Arts Academy in Ahmedabad India.
The interview focused on Mrinalini's friendship with Rabindranath Tagore and his influence on her life.

 
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Blog 2 Garba Festival from Steve Mayer-Miller on Vimeo.

 
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Steve Mayer-Miller's first 2 weeks working at Darpana Performing Arts Academy in Ahmedabad India.