Dance Bridges Festival had the privilege to interview renowned Israeli artist Ido Tadmor, celebrating over 30 years of an international dance career. Although schedules were tight, he and his dance partner for ‘The Empty Room’, Mira Rubinstein were in Kolkata for 48 hours especially to perform for Dance Bridges Festival 2017. Read the interview to […]
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Stepping into its second edition, the biennial Dance Bridges Festival under the aegis of Vanessa Maria Mirza, director, and Dam Van Huynh, associate director, brought together over 70 artistes from 17 countries as they deftly continued with their objective of building a cultural bridge between local and international communities. The festival titled New Panoramas: In […]
Director Vanessa Maria Mirza was invited to attend American Dance Recon (ADR) organised by American Dance Abroad in July 2017. Vanessa wrote for the ADR blog about her experience this summer. ( Read the original article here ) “It was very exciting for our International Artistic & Programming Committee that a representative of Dance Bridges Festival, Kolkata, India was invited to attend […]
“A truly contemporary festival of dance… one of its stature in India! An extremely valuable effort – for opening exchanges of ideas, aesthetic experience, and creative journeys!” – Dr. Urmimala Sarkar (Jawaharlal Nehru University) ” I have heard of Dance Bridges Festival and its impact on the dance community from my friends in Kolkata. I got to […]
Dance Bridges proudly presents the preview of the programme for the second edition of the Festival. The theme for this year’s curation is New Panoramas, ‘In you I see my dance’. Selections for the Festival have been made by the International Artistic & Programming Committee based in London, Taipei & Kolkata. The event will take […]
Dance Bridges Festival was at TPAM 2017 hosted in Yokohama from 11th-19th February through the support of Japan Foundation Asia Centre (New Delhi). This is an excellent platform for networking professionals in the arts community with over 500 delegates including artists, festival directors, representatives from performing arts venues and cultural houses, producers, managers and government officials […]
In preparation for our second edition in 2017, Dance Bridges Festival will see a change in organizational structure, expanding local & international partnerships and collaborations. Read below a special message from the Festival Director, Vanessa Mirza: ‘Dance Bridges Festival 2015 would not have been possible without the support of Dance Alliance Kolkata as our main […]
We welcome artists from all over the globe to apply for the 2017 edition of Dance Bridges Festival, in Kolkata, India. Guidelines to applications are available here. Categories include performances, workshops, films, (deadline Tuesday, 1st November 2016) choreographic residency (performance opportunity) and festival internships (deadline Sunday, 1st January 2017).
Dance Bridges Festival was represented at the British Dance edition 2016, by Festival Director, Vanessa Maria Mirza invited as an international delegate for this year’s event in Cardiff &Newport, Wales. The four day event held across four venues- Wales Millennium Centre, The River Front Theatre, Chapter Arts Centre & National Dance Company Wales- included performances […]
Cutting edge contemporary footwork, traditional styles, workshops, film screenings, Dance Bridges Festival partnered by t2 and held from August 6-10, across various venues in Kolkata, started a cultural exchange and built a bridge between local and international artists, apart from offering some stunning dance productions. Pierre Palluet, producer Van Huynh Company (UK), participant, audience member […]