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Aunusthan- GemArts Masala Festival: Pagrav Dance Company

Mon 15 Jul 2024 7:30pm
Running time: approx 60 minutes (no interval)
Age: All ages
Tickets: £15.00
Concessions: £12.50
GemArts launch Masala Festival 2024 with Pagrav Dance Company’s Aunusthan, a celebration of Neo-Classical Indian Dance and Music.

Step into a world of abstracted relationships, Interweaved complex patterns, rigorous choreography, virtuosic performance and riotous rhythms with Aunusthan.

Conceived with the intention of portraying the multi-faceted nature of kathak (North Indian, Classical dance style), Aunusthan takes the audience on a vibrant journey through infectious rhythm and dance.

Accompanied by an outstanding ensemble of live musicians and featuring a cast of talented British Asian dance artists who have trained with Pagrav Dance Company, Aunusthan also showcases the bright future of kathak in the UK. These talented performers bring their passion and creativity to every moment of the show, creating an unforgettable experience for all.

Choreographer: Urja Desai Thakore
Dancers: Ishira Shah, Astha Desai, Priyanka Chauhan, Shyam Dattani, Mira Salat, Meera Patel and Parbati Chaudhury
Live Music: Gurdain Singh Rayatt, Debipriya Sircar, Praveen Pratap
Recorded Music: Kaushiki Chakraborty, Alap Desai, Ashit Desai, Atul Desai

Presented by GemArts and Dance City

GemArts award winning Masala Festival is back from 15th – 21St July celebrating a mix and blend of the finest South Asian Arts and Culture, packed full of performances, exhibitions, events, workshops, talks, pop ups and delicious Indian food in venues, places and spaces across the North East.
For full Masala Festival 2024 programme visit
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