Dance India Asia Pacific (DIAP) is an exciting and visionary dance education programme for students, teachers and performing artistes of Indian classical dance. Dance India Asia Pacific is organised by Apsaras Arts Ltd in collaboration with Milapfest and supported by Singapore's National Arts Council and Esplanade Theatres on the Bay.

What's new at DIAP2018? : FOUR exciting new core training program courses have been introduced this year.
1. Foundation Course for Bharatanatyam
2. Foundation Course for Kathak
3. Abhinaya Course for advanced students of Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Odissi, Mohiniattam and Kuchippudi
4. DIAP Residency Program

Faculty for DIAP2018
1.Vasanthalakshmi Narasimachari
2. Priyadarsini Govind
3. Bragha Bessel
4. Rama Vaidyanathan
5. Anjana Anand
6. Mohanapriyan Thavarajah
7. Abhimanyu Lal
8. Vidha Lal
9. Lakshmi Vishwanathan
10. Lavanya Ananth
11. Dr Chithra Madhavan
12. V. Balakrishnan

Programmes for DIAP 2018

1. Core Programmes

COC1 Bharatanatyam
COC1.1 Foundation
COC1.2 Intermediate
COC1.3 Advanced
COC1.4 Teacher's Training

COC2 Kathak
COC2.1 Foundation
COC2.2 Intermediate

COC3 Abinaya

The participants who sign-up for any one of the above core programmes will be also enrolled into the following :
(i) All workshops and Lecture Demonstrations
(ii) Daily Warm-up sessions
(iii) Discounted ticket charges to attend the showcase performances at Esplanade Theatres on the Bay

2. Workshops
An interesting line-up of workshops are planned for Dance India Asia Pacific 2017. Details to be announced soon.

3. Showcase performances
Two Thematic showcase perfromances will be presented for 2017. Watch this space for announcements

4. Fringe programmes
Fringe events will be announced soon.

The course fee details for each course is included in the respective registration links. Course fees includes admission to core programmes, workshops, LecDems, talks, and daily lunch and tea breaks, daily warm-up sessions and Dance India Asia Pacific 2018 welcome pack.

All participants will be awarded certificate of completion awarded by Milapfest, UK and Apsaras Arts, Singapore.