In Pune, India, the Centre Of Contemporary Dance and Hrishikesh Pawar have been developing their own »In C« community with workshops and performances throughout the country since 2022.

In December 2023, the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Pune and the Centre of Contemporary Dance (COCD), in collaboration with Sasha Waltz & Guests, presented a series of performances based around the choreography »In C« by Sasha Waltz at »The Box« theatre in Pune.

Rehearsal of the professional dancers with Hrishikesh Pawar

It started with a children's dance group - 24 pupils from Sangamner performed their version of »In C« on 8 December. On 9 and 10 December, two performances with professional dancers followed. To conclude the series of performances, a group consisting of nine senior citizens with Parkinson's disease and five professional dancers performed eight choreographic figures from the choreography on 10 December.

Rehearsal of the children's dance group

© Tanmay Sutar

Rehearsal of the senior group

In addition to the performances, there was an exhibition celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of Sasha Waltz & Guests from 10 to 22 December 2023 at Pune Handmade Papers as well as an extensiv workshop programme.

The exhibition celebrating 30 years of Sasha Waltz & Guests at the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Pune