Rathimalar Govindarajoo
  • Event : Dancing in Place by MyDance Alliance
  • Date : 3 & 4 Nov 2018, 5.30pm – 6.30pm, Please register at 5.15pm at Urbanscapes House
  • Venue : Multiple Locations: Urbanscapes House, River of Life, Medan Pasar, Chinatown

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Specialising in Indian classical Odissi, Bharata Natyam and contemporary dance, Rathimalar Govindarajoo spent her formative years with Sutra Dance Theatre for over two decades and worked full-time as one of the pioneer dancers of Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company (SJDC) London, UK. Rathi was nominated for the BOH Cameronian Best Choreography Award in 2009 and 2012. She returned to SJDC in 2011 for Configurations and toured its third season in 2013. She continues to contribute her extensive dance experience towards the performing arts in Malaysia and abroad. Her recent works include ‘rehab’ and ‘rebirth’ with January Low. In 2017, she presented a solo Odissi show, Samprati, at NOW Theatre, which was nominated as one of the Best of 2017 at the BOH Cameronian Arts Awards, where she also won Best Featured Performer in Dance. She has created site-specific work for Dancing in Place at Rimbun Dahan since its inception in 2009.