Contemporary dancer and street children to perform for patients

It has stars like Tabu and Aishwarya Rai Abhishek Bachan dancing songs. But movies are not subject to the dancer and choreographer Horned Deboo. Promote contemporary dance and guidance to young adults is what they are really interested in.

"Any form of art, like theater and dance gives you confidence," said Deboo, who is in town for staging the production, Breaking Barriers. February 16, Deboo, with 14 street children Salaam Baalak Trust, will be presented at Rukmini Arangam, Kalakshetra.

"I started working with them in October 2008 and production was established in April 2009," Deboo said. "The children, aged between 14 and 25, had no training. They knew that the dance of Bollywood."

Breaking boundaries, choreographed by Deboo distinctive minimalist style, is a 70 minute show with Astad Deboo Dance Foundation and the Apollo Hospital children. "I submitted a title based on Bhakti Rasa in classical style," said Deboo, who considered the father of modern dance in India.

Trained in both Kathak and Kathakali, the performances are always mixed with classical and modern elements to create a signature style. "At the workshop, I noticed that each ability of the performer and choreographed by my style," he says. "The production is also about to cross the children are broken backgrounds come and dance vocabulary, which was the only Bollywood dance," he adds.

Deboo made his entry into Bollywood Sanjay Khan works on Abdullah meenaxi MF Husain: A Tale of Three Cities, Omkara Vishal Bharadwaj and recently choreographed escape sequence Abhiskek-Ash in Mani Ratnam's Raavan of. The recipient of Sangeet Natak Academy Award and Padmashri also worked with international artists such as Pink Floyd. Through his foundation, aims to promote modern dance Deboo and reach different segments of society.

For example, he has worked 22 years with the deaf. "It all started when I did workshops Players, Kolkata-based theater group for the deaf," said DeBoo, who also worked for seven years to Clarke deaf girls in Chennai.

"These guys have talent and dance helps develop their confidence. And the trips to the shows also broadens their horizons," he said. "Students Clarke gave 75 performances around the world, including the Deaf Olympics in Melbourne in 2005, he said.

Through its performance, DeBoo hopes to reach a wider audience. "There is a growing audience for contemporary dance, but only a few artists are afraid of not being able to fill rooms," he says. "But for me, dance is a passion for what I have devoted my entire life."

Limits of break will be conducted February 14 for patients at Children's Hospital and Apollo on February 19 at the annual awards of the capacity of the Foundation. They will also travel to Pondicherry and Auroville.


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