Productions

FIPA’s exciting speciality is its stilts dance and also in the repertory there is Contemporary, Classical, Outdoors, Folk, Community, Bollywood and more.

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Gallery

Images and videos from all the events and projects.

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Academy

FIPA Academy organises workshops, professional classes for dance training, cultural exchange programmes, performances for students, and cultural tours.

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Animated Rangolis

Animated Rangolis, is a bold outdoor spectacle with Rama, Sita and Hanuman towering above audiences on stilts. On 15 October, they weaved their way back to Ayodhya through the crowds thronging Albert Square, Manchester, at the Dashehra Diwali Mela. Interconnected with enormous sashes, twelve Indian dancers articulated shapes and sequences around the characters, inspired by […]

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Ramayana

This is the first and presently, only Ramayana on stilts in the world. The production is expanding over the next few years with the addition of new characters. Current characters are Rama, Sita, Ravana and Hanuman portrayed in vivid Asian manga type costumes with the Golden Deer and Jatayu (Bird). Cast 6 stilt dancers Choreography […]

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Homes for Humanity Charity Performance for Nepal Poster

Homes for Humanity Charity Performance for Nepal

Save the date of the 21st of August for a wonderful programme of performances organised in aid of Homes for Humanity re-building homes of earthquake victims in Nepal. We’ll have a range of spectacular performances, including folk Indian arts/Circus, Prize winning Bharatnatyam performers from Leicester and London, Nepalese Folk Dance and renowned ‘Namlo Band’ performers Ganga Thapa & […]

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Julius Ebreo, Ni Madé Pujawati, Cid Shaha, Graeme Clint (photo Simon Richardson)

Stilts

Streams & Rings Inspired by the Olympics, this production was created for a UK wide tour in 2012 and is abstract in style. Cast 5 stilt dancers Choreography Hi Ching, Cid Shaha, Ni Made Pujawati Running Time 13 minute outdoor piece Ramayana This is the first and presently, only Ramayana on stilts in the world. […]

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