Indian Contemporary Dance
Indian Contemporary Dance is an art form which has its roots in India with modern elements of dance. The art form emphasises on body coordination, improvisation and observations and helps to nurture the creativity among artists. More importantly, the style inspires everyone to express their ideas and feel content. Indian Contemporary dance style was first propagated by legendary Uday Shankar who created a fusion style of dance, adapting European theatrical techniques to Indian Classical Dance, imbued with elements of Indian classical, folk, and tribal dance, which he later popularised in India, Europe and North America. He was the pioneer of creative and contemporary dance in India.