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Hemantika Festival 2017. © Simon Richardson
Image courtesy Bonnie Bird Foundation
19-20 March 2021 - Akademi Dance Film Festival - scored original music for 'Apotheosis' and 'Where the Walls Don't Contain Me'. For more information and to register for FREE:
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