Preethi Athreya is a Chennai-based contemporary dancer and choreographer. She trained in...
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Preethi Athreya is a Chennai-based contemporary dancer and choreographer. She trained in Bharatanatyam and has a postgraduate degree in Dance Studies from the Laban Centre, London. Working within the Indian contemporary dance scene as a performer, choreographer and facilitator, Preethi's approach is marked by a constant dialogue with form and possibilities of reframing content. She is one of the co-founders of Basement 21, a practice-based performance collective in Chennai. Her creations are Kamakshi (2003) Inhabit (2006), Porcelain (2007) Pillar to Post (2007), Sweet Sorrow (2010), Light Doesn't Have Arms To carry Us (2013), Anki Bunki Kata (2013), Across, Not Over (2014). Her work has been seen in Europe, at the Szene Salzburg festival in 2008 and in 2009, as well as the 8tension series of the Impulstanz festival in Vienna, 2009. Preethi's review of Belgian choreographer, Michel Laub's work, Total Masala Slammer was published in the Dance Research Journal, New York, in 2004.