From India to Triana

Dance, Physical Theatre and Circus (performance art, music)

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  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Sight not needed
    Hearing not needed
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

The world comes together in an embrace of music and dance that will take the audience on a vibrant and captivating journey from the most primitive sounds of India to the fiery rhythms of flamenco. The Rootless Company will lead you through an exploration of similarities and a celebration of differences of some of the world's deepest cultural traditions blooming into a perfect symbiosis of magical artistry and human connection. A colourful map of expression and innovation of communities merging together in an incredible fusion of music and dance.

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Sight not needed
    Hearing not needed
  • Accessible entry: Level access is via a different route across the courtyard of the Royal College of Surgeons, our box office can advise.
  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access, Lift (Platform Lift)

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Mythri 30 days ago

I found From India to Triana to be very soulful and presented with great passion. I loved how different forms of dance and music, from different cultures fused beautifully in this presentation. It is striking how similar yet different these forms of art are!

Excellent quality of art offered - dance and music. Totally worth the time, effort and money spent.

Stuart 31 days ago

An absolutely stunning show! Knowing a little about the roots of flamenco the group of fantastic muscians, singers and dancers meld the different, but related styles with absolute mastery. The show gives an excellent representation of how part of flamenco origins came from India and how it transformed on its travels to Andalusia. The dancers are absolutely captivating, powerful and graceful in their movements. A really must see show for a fantastic cultural experience. *****

Gael B 31 days ago

This is a simply beautiful show, intertwining music and dance to communicate the interconnectedness of not only the Indian and Flamenco cultures but of the rhythms that connect us all. The performers - both dancers and musicians alike - bring so much soul, talent, and passion to the stage that you cannot help but be mesmerised by the production.

Martin-Barragan Belen 35 days ago

Amazing show!
4 different dancers, with different styles combined together in perfect armony.
And even more: the music! Five musicians, three voices from different continents, five or more different instruments. And the sounds flow and join the dancers in a unique way.

Join this show for a real fusion experience.

I loved it!

Lisa Donald 35 days ago

Go and see this beautiful show. The dancing, musicians and costumes are mesmerising. A group of talented artists that bring you into their unique world of cultural dance and music across the globe. It is both moving and uplifting. Highly recommended!

Ann Johnson 37 days ago

Beautiful dancing and a fascinating fusion of two cultures. We were mesmerised by the intensity of the dancing and the musical accompaniment was stunning.

Bon 38 days ago

From the moment the music starts, I felt so immersed and interested in the whole experience. The dancers were beyond amazing and the chanting was so beautiful. This is a MUST see people!

Jaz H 38 days ago

Best show to see in the Fringe! A great mix of Indian dance and music with flamingo dance and music. The dancers were amazing and the musicians were fantastic! Can't recommend enough!

T-Ernest 39 days ago

From India to Triana swept me off my feet! Being so close and intimate with the performers and musicians I was absolutely enchanted by the graceful and energetic Indian dances. It showcased such talent and a love for the craft!

As the show progressed and moved from India to Tirana, the passion and vigour of flamenco was seductive, enticing and full of energy.
I thoroughly enjoyed it, and Highly recommend it.

Christine McDerment 46 days ago

What brilliant music, dancing and singing from a very talented group of performers. Fascinating to see the many similarities between classical Indian dance in its various forms, and modern day Flamenco. Comes complete with a very helpful (free) programme to explain the different parts of the show. Don't miss it.

Jonathan Stockwell 47 days ago

The most beautiful blend of Indian dance and Flamenco, subtlety and passion, tension and flow, rhythm and melody. This show brings out the remarkable similarities between the two styles - the intricate hand gestures, the strong footwork, the complex, syncopated rhythms. But the dances and music are so different too, I was transfixed from start to finish. Great dancers, fantastic musicians.


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One4Review (4/5 stars) 39 days ago

The Rootless Company lead you through an exploration of similarities of cultures and traditions through music and dance, taking you from the sounds of India to the fiery rhythms of flamenco....

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