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A bird’s call

DNBAN73022 | 2/8/2014 | Author : Megan Oliver | WC :613

This Sunday, Koogu, the latest show by Anish Victor, is being staged in the city — a soulful performance that marries movement and music effortlessly and tells a warrior’s tale

Anish Victor’s Sunday is going to be different this week. His latest choreography, Koogu, is going up on stage for the first time as a ticketed show. A well-established performer, director and writer, Victor has spent his previous years working in theatre full time, working with children in particular.
Five years ago, Victor began preparations to move his work in a new direction. “Koogu, (meaning ‘call’ in Kannada), conveys feelings of peace and is largely associated with the call of a bird. This feeling of freedom and spirituality is combined with fighting and the personality of a warrior to create a new style of performance,” Victor explains. “The first years of developing the performance were spent examining warriors, how they
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