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Hemantika Festival 2017.  © Simon Richardson

Image courtesy Bonnie Bird Foundation

Past events

5 October 2018 - Peterborough Cathedral - performing in Akademi's Sufi:Zen

22 September 2018 - Preston Encounter Festival - performing in Akademi's Sufi:Zen

3 September 2018 - Choreographed an ensemble Kathak piece and performed at the Queen's Gallery, as part of the Royal Collection's 'Splendours of the Subcontinent' exhibition

July 2018 - Guest tutor for One Dance UK's U.Dance 2018

March 2018 - artist residency at the artsdepot:  https://www.artsdepot.co.uk/archita-kumar

March 2018 onwards - vocals featured in documentary film 'Even When I Fall'.  For more info and nationwide screening dates:  https://evenwhenifall.wordpress.com/screenings/

January 2018 - shadowing mentor Jose Agudo during the creation of Carmen, produced by ZFinMalta, Malta.  

December 2017 - received the Bonnie Bird Foundation's Marion North Mentoring Award

November 2017 - solo Kathak performance at Hemantika Kathak Festival, London

November 2017 - composed original score for Sampad UK's dance creation based on the India-Pakistan partition, choreographed by Manuela Benini.

August 2017 - Judging panel for Navadal (national South Asian youth dance competition)

May 2017 - composed original score for Akademi Choreographic Commission 'Mare Nostrum' choreographed by Manuela Benini, presented at Southbank Centre Alchemy Festival.

May-September 2017 - performing in London tour of Paradiso produced by Akademi, choreographed by Jose Agudo

Paradiso.  Image courtesy: Akademi 2017.

Sufi Zen, Leicester October 2017. Image courtesy Akademi

© 2017 Archita Kumar