Thursday, Oct 06, 2022

Astad Deboo


People took advantage of Astad Deboo's talent, decency

December 16, 2020 9:22 am

A friend like Astad Deboo can happen only once in your life. A relationship like that can happen only once in a lifetime. How does one come to terms that it could only last as long as his lifetime?

Astad Deboo could shock tradition, and yet remain open to collaborations

December 14, 2020 8:58 am

Astad Deboo could break free of the stage, and do a tandav on the Great Wall of China. He was a citizen of the world, and he brought it home.

Dancer Astad Deboo passes away: 'I found him very imaginative and humble, as well as strictly disciplined'

December 10, 2020 9:58 pm

Pune-based theatre practitioner Satish Alekar talks about the lasting legacy of late dancer Astad Deboo

Astad Deboo was way ahead of his time: Shiamak Davar

December 10, 2020 7:51 pm

I think now people have become aware that people have understood that whether you're Western or Indian or a mix of both, you're original, and that's important. He was original

Astad Deboo assimilated many forms to create a new language of contemporary dance in India

December 10, 2020 8:39 pm

Astad Deboo defied attempts to pigeonhole his practice. Taking dance beyond the proscenium space and extending the vocabulary to many others, he created collaborators for his work.

It used to be a jugalbandi with Astad, says friend and photographer Neelesh Kale

December 10, 2020 3:06 pm

Photographer Neelesh Kale on his 25-year long association with Astad Deboo, and his first photoshoot in Pune after lockdown earlier this year

Modern dance pioneer Astad Deboo passes away at 73; know more about his legacy

December 10, 2020 12:50 pm

"He left us in the early hours of December 10, at his home in Mumbai, after a brief illness, bravely borne," the family announced on social media

‘Being minimal is harder’

January 19, 2020 11:07 pm

Renowned contemporary dancer Astad Deboo on his learnings of 50 years, his upcoming ode to Gandhi, and expressing solidarity with students on the street.

Synergy in arts

January 22, 2014 12:22 am

Astad Deboo’s next performance in the city will be in tandem with Mohan Samant’s ongoing exhibition.

Class of Their Own

December 18, 2011 1:05 am

Recently,Vivek High School’s Founder’s Day celebrations had an unusual guest on board — Tom Alter.