Performer - Teacher - Choreographer
Narendra Patil is a performer, teacher and choreographer from India. He is a movement specialist in IndYog-Contemporary, Martial Arts, Improvisation and Flying Low. Co-founder and artistic director of Sanskar Global Platform for Performing Arts, India.
Narendra graduated from Terence Lewis Dance Foundation Scholarship Trust in India. He has been a principal performer, teacher and assistant choreographer at Terence Lewis Contemporary Dance Company for 10 years in Mumbai. Narendra studied Okinawa martial arts and also completed Yoga teachers training course from “The Yoga Institute” India, the oldest organised yoga centre in the world.
Narendra is the first Indian contemporary dancer who has studied under David Zambrano as a part of an EXIN 30 days intensive workshop on Flying Low and Passing Through technique in Berlin, Madrid and Corfu. He participated in David Zambrano’s "60 days intensive improvisation workshop" at TicTac Art Centre, Brussels.
His experience training under the stalwarts of Martial arts, Contemporary dance in India and Europe inspired him to create and develop his own dance vocabulary called IndYog-Contemporary. Narendra is currently working as an independent artist in India and abroad.
"Dancing language is to express feelings and emotions as I perform. Through my dancing, I can connect to my inner self and experience life at its best. This has come through life experience, years of training, practice and observation of my teaching and performing. "
Deltebre Festival (Spain)
Open Look Festival (Russia)
DAR Festival (Russia)
Jugni Dance Festival (India)
Facets, Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts (India)
Selected Dance Schools
Hennry Juries Stichting (Amsterdam),
Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts, Danscentrum Jette (Brussels), Marameo (Berlin), Dock11 (Berlin), Tanzbuero (Basel), Sozo Visions in Motion (Kassel)
"AXIS MUNDI" and Geeneva Project
Improvisation duet with
Trio Performance with David Zambrano, Lamprini Gkolia and musician Apostolos Kaltsas