Chestnuts has acquired the status of an institution in the local arts scene. Since its inception in 1996, it has grown to occupy an interestingly fortified position in which corny entertainment and savage satires meld to form a theatre that can be said to be “mindlessly intelligent”
Seeing Manhattan from the 110th floor of the World Trade Center … A city composed of paroxysmal places in monumental relief … The ordinary practitioners of the city live ‘down below’, below the thresholds at which visibility begins.
Last Friday, I walked out of the Esplanade Theatre Studio after watching Maya Dance Theatre’s ATMA with a nagging question in mind. What’s the significance of Ravana’s story in this production, be it the Indian or the Indonesian version, when the production was clearly talking about Atma (The World Soul).
Picture by Selva K. Naidu Review of “Marudhy” Date: 24 August 2007 Time: 8pm Venue: National Gallery Theatre, Singapore National Museum By Sonny Lim 10 September 2007 Bharata-natyam, the great south Indian classical dance form, is essentially a solo dance form. It is true that it can often be choreographed for groups of dancers or …