Balbir Singh’s work has the intellectual daring of a master choreographer

Photo: Chris Nash

Photo: Robert Bloomfield

Balbir with his guru Pratap Pawar.

Known as India’s Divine Dancer, Pratap Pawar’s Kathak career spans six decades.
He is internationally renowned for making connections between the musical and dance styles of diverse cultures.

Balbir’s teacher at Northern School of Contemporary Dance was Namron.

Widely recognised as the first Black British contemporary dancer to be employed by a British dance company, Namron’s long and successful international career continues to inspire new generations of Black dancers.

Photo: Robert Bloomfield