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Performances

PARTICIPATION & PERFORMANCES

  • Outdoor Street performance in August 2018.
  • Performance at Alliance Francaise de Bengale in July 2018.
  • Performance at Kolkata International Performance Art Festival in January 2017.
  • Performance at Short & Sweet Theatre Festival in August 2017.
  • Participation in Natraj Spiritual Dance Festival in New Delhi 2017.
  • Performance at Momentum – experimental arts festival in April 2016.
  • Performance at INTERFACE 2016, a contemporary dance festival by Sapphire Dance Company.
  • Performance at The Dance bridges festival 2015.
  • Participants at International Latin Dance Fiesta Kolkata 2013, 2014 and 2015.
  • Indian Premier League’s (IPL) official Cheer Mob for Kolkata Knight Riders in 2014.

OUR CHOREOGRAPHIC WORKS

“Obsessive Compulsive and Myself” in 2013. Performed at Annual Showcase 2013

Choreographed by Saurabh Sureka.
Dancers – Ria Roychowdhury, Ashish Singha, Catherine Silvia, Rahul Sharma, Souvik Basak, Sayan Debnath

The choreography was based on is a mental disorder where people feel the need to check things repeatedly, have certain thoughts repeatedly, or feel they need to perform certain routines repeatedly. People are unable to control either the thoughts or the activities. The choreography had verbal aids, props and sections which demonstrated the frustration of suffering from this disorder.
Duration: 14 minutes

“The Human Ways” in 2015.

Choreographed by Saurabh Sureka.
Lights by Dinesh Poddar.
Sound edit by Sayan Debnath
Dancers – Ashish Singha, Sayan Debnath, Antara Basu, Sabita Shaw

Human are evolved beings with utmost intelligence and have understanding of the external world different from other species.
The Human Way is what you do when you are all by yourself. Human beings move, create, share, laugh, play – things that is naturally instilled in all the creatures on the planet.But tactfulness in move, selfishness for the created, witty in the laughter, politic in the play, phony appreciation has become the ways now.
The choreography has been set with 4 dancers and in contemporary dance style which brings forth the concept of how human have attained certain negative adjectives in modern world to their ways.
Duration: 7.5 minutes

“The Bench-mark” in 2016.

Choreographed by Saurabh Sureka.
Dancers – Sabita Shaw, Sayan Debnath, Asish Singha and Ashwini

Space is not just a container of reality but an integral aspect of it. Life’s struggle and competitiveness tends to hide the reality. The concept of space as denoted by a bench is subjective to each individual in the material world. Has the limited experience of the unreal world influenced our definition to space? Has the knowing of individual space created differences among us?
Duration: 6 minutes

“From Imbalanced to Balanced”.
Concept & Choreography by – Saurabh Sureka & Diniz Sanchez (Portugal)
Dancer – Sayan Debnath, Ashish Singha & Saurabh Sureka
Motion starts from zero and juggles itself from being imbalance to being balance. Experimenting movement with the visual equilibrium, this choreography let us think about the pattern of Balancing.
It also explores its continuity nature and co-relation of Balance with symmetrical constructions. This choreography will leave the audience in an abstract thought about being Imbalanced.
Duration : 12 minutes
“SHADOWS DON’T TALK”
Concept & Choreography – Saurabh Sureka
Original Music Composition – Debjit Mahalanobis.
Costume and Stage design –
Dancers – Asish Singha, Sayan Debnath.
The choreography demonstrates a play of emotion between two male-male friends and their journey of opening up to each other as homesexuals.
Unacceptance of homosexuality in the country are allowing many such individuals to hide behind and live a secret life.
Duration: 18min
“Visarjan”
Choreographed by Asish Singha
Costumers by Ria RoyChoudhury

This work tells he stories of those deprived women who are enforced to get married against their own consent. These women are compelled to marry someone forcefully just for the sake of society’s obligation or family pressure. Some get to a happy conjugal life after they marry while others are forced to live a life that they don’t deserve. Being a victim of harassment, torture throughout their life they wait for their death.

Duration: 8min

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" The piece 'human ways' by Buoyant was an interesting piece with some nice surprise moves by the dancers. "

Jeff Hsieh Choreographer at Anarchy Dance Theatre, Taipei, Taiwan

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" Saurabh Sureka explored in his work 'From Imbalance to Balance', a mix of movements related to fall and revovery and a chair as a prop to portray stability. The prop of chair was used cleverly for the theme though like all contemporary works the theme remained abstract. "

Dr. Sunil Kothari A dance historian, scholar, author and critic.