Australian Premiere


Dance / Multicultural
Scaled anubhavaa
Abhinaya means "the art of expression". It is a highly specialized component in Indian classical dance forms focusing mainly on expression of dance through the limbs, jewellery and costumes, voice and the face. The use of skilled expression in Bharathanatyam will improve the aesthetic quality of a performance and the viewing of a performance.
'Anubhavaa', an ensemble work, was conceived, choreographed and produced by Durga Mani Maran for Singapore. This Australian premiere at the Adelaide Fringe Festival 2018 will be presented as a collaboration by Somi Lindsay (Apsaras Arts Adelaide), Durga Mani Maran and company dancer Dhevani Ramachandran (Tripataka, Singapore).

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Please note, this event's venue has changed from Percy Court to Goodwood Institute

Presented by:
Somi Lindsay and Durga Manimaran

Somi Lindsay (Apsaras Arts Adelaide) is a Bharathanatyam practitioner and teacher. Student of the esteemed Smt Neila Sathyalingam (Singapore), Somi has been featured as a lead artist in countless productions and has represented her dance internationally over 2 decades. Apsaras Arts Adelaide,is a bespoke Bharathanatyam dance school propagating this art under her leadership since 2012.
Durga Mani Maran (Tripataka Singapore) is a teaching artist trained in Bharathanatyam by Gurus in Singapore and India.A graduate of contemporary arts with a Dance major (Deakin University) she has been working on shifting the traditional dance pedagogy to suit the needs of the learner. Durga has conceived, produced and toured 13 independent works supported by major grants and regularly lectures in China

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Goodwood Institute Theatre

Close to the heart of Adelaide, The Goodwood Institute is the City of Unley's premier performance venue and corporate space. This multi-purpose venue is home to Adelaide Music Collective & SA Music Hall of Fame and the ideal setting for a range of events including Theatre, Dance, Music and Visual Arts, seminars and conferences, meetings, award nights and private functions. Located on the Goodwood Road ‘Strip’, the venue has access to motels, shopping, restaurants and cafes plus Trams, Trains and Buses that all come directly from the Adelaide City Centre and of course the venue is even a pleasant walk or ride from the city along bike paths. Your patrons will enjoy the close proximity to Adelaide City, air-conditioned foyers and venues, comfortable seating and a vibrant arts atmosphere. You will be hosted by a management that is professional, experienced and welcoming to local, state and international arts.

166 Goodwood Rd, Goodwood, 5034

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The Queen's Theatre is a building of historic importance in Playhouse Lane, Adelaide. It is the oldest intact theatre in mainland Australia

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Full Price: $25.00

Concession: $20.00

Family: $80.00

Group 6+: $20.00

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80 min

Content Warnings

Age Suitability: G