Lina Limosani and Seeta Patel present 'Not Today's Yesterday', a poetic narrative with a commentary on white-washing and the state of society.
Here, Lina and Seeta list five reasons to experience the show at Adelaide Fringe Festival.
Yesterday' looks at how the white-washed histories we have been told, impacts our views and ideas today. Particularly where it concerns global relationships, the treatment of immigrant and indigenous communities, and the recent rise of right-wing rhetoric.
The work blends techniques from Bharatanatyam dance with contemporary dance to create a poetic narrative that has the beauty and disquiet of a Grimm’s fairy-tale. It has an engaging set and costume design, plus beautiful music and is visually compelling, unique, enticing and frightening all in one!
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It demonstrates how dance can tell meaningful stories which are pertinent to our time.
It’s a great chance to see the rich art form of Bharatanatyam, a South Indian classical dance style, through a contemporary lens.
Described by the British Theatre Guild as an “unmissable treat”, 'Not Today's
Yesterday' will definitely keep you at the edge of your seat, wondering what will happen next.
'Not Today's Yesterday' plays The Studio at Holden Street Theatres from 24 February-15 March.