Category Archives: Productions

Dark Angels & Fatal Hunt

A double bill of contrasting contemporary dance productions that complement each other in a mirrored reflection of situations. Scenarios of tragic themes are intertwined with compelling elements of pathos and humour. Dark Angels is the toxic edge of Bollywood presented in an unusual take on the Faustian theme. A film moghul and his protégé encapsulate […]

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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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Productions

FIPA’s exciting speciality is its stilts dance productions with their distinctive style of marrying classical pan-Asian dance with contemporary performance. Dashing and innovative, the themes are drawn from the magical tapestry of myths. Also in repertory is a number of distinctive full length Tagore dance-operas. These are performed using an accessible mix of the original […]

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Classical

FIPA’s exciting speciality in its repertory is a number of distinctive full length Tagore dance-operas. These are performed using an accessible mix of the original languages and English. Also in repertory is the challenging modernism of the company represented by FIPA’s highly creative inspirational contemporary British South Asian pieces. In addition, FIPA offers bold solo […]

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Contemporary

Dark Angels & Fatal Hunt A double bill of contrasting contemporary dance productions that complement each other in a mirrored reflection of situations. Scenarios of tragic themes are intertwined with compelling elements of pathos and humour. Dark Angels is the toxic edge of Bollywood presented in an unusual take on the Faustian theme. A film […]

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Outdoors

Nature’s Icons Nature’s Icons is a stilt dance piece vividly displaying the battle of Mahisha against Durga from the Hindu myth. The piece comprises five sections – the havoc caused by Mahisha and the appearance of Durga, Mahisha’s attempt to defeat Durga through three changing forms and ending with Durga’s final victory. Appearing in the […]

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Folk

We have in our repertory an extensive selection of the more popular folk dances which are an expression of folk culture and seasonal celebrations.These include: Ghumer from Rajastan Gheria Rass from Rajastan Snake Dance from Bangladesh Manjira from Manipuri Holi dance from Maharastra Bhil dance from Orissa Garba and Dandiya from Gujarat Tippani from Saustra […]

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