Its forte is Bharatanatyam through which it investigates, involves and interrogates concepts as well as dance techniques for performances, with the quest to find the 'contemporary' with the classical folds. One of the foremost dance company's in India 'dance' is a way of life for Sankhya dancers.
Its dynamic and inspiring repertoire, both in the theme and performance, has an impressive collection of dance works - ranging from the traditional endeavours, contemporary classical creations to spectacular dance dramas. Its dynamic and inspiring repertoire, both in the theme and performance, has an impressive collection of dance works - ranging from the traditional endeavours, contemporary classical creations to spectacular dance dramas.Read More...
Endowed with a fertile creative imagination that can take on any theme and build on it, giving even margam items he presents an ever fresh feel, Vaibhav commands excellent technique, rare communication skills, a fine presence without an overwhelming sense of self, and a sensitivity to poetry and music.
Dance critic and scholar
It was a saga of sacrifice, conflict and dharma. It did not merely chronicle historical details but was an artistic attempt to record the emotional, cultural and social journey of Chhatrapati Shivaji. Rather than trying to match the physical appearance of Shivaji, Vaibhav emphasised his principles and ideas through visuals.
Arekar beautifully brings a rare quality into dance - humour. His take on Shiva forced to dress decent for a meeting with Vishnu tread the very fine line between humour and gravitas.
Right at the onset Arekar said, "A lot of the imagery may not be understood. But feel free to interpret it your way." That was a very powerful statement. His intelligence, depth and creative maturity was instantly evident. His presentations are akin to MF Hussain's abstract Art. But it takes an artist of caliber to turn Abstract into a masterpiece.
Pune 365 Magazine
A vibrant dance festival that celebrates the spirit of innovation, passion and excellence in classical dance. Hosting legends, maestros and exponents of classical Indian dance Sindhu is most awaited yearly event in Mumbai and Pune. The festival is spearheaded and curated by the creative duo of Vaibhav Arekar and Shri Sushant Jadhav from the year 2012.