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Not Today's Yesterday (SOUTH AUSTRALIA, Australia)


1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2021

Short Synopsis

Once upon a time… in a faraway land… it happened… did not happen… could have happened. History is passed on like stories from generation to generation. But what if the stories are not what they seem?

This award winning work is an International collaboration between UK award-winning Bharatanatyam artist Seeta Patel and Australian choreographer Lina Limosani. This work blends techniques from Bharatanatyam, contemporary dance & theatre to create a poetic narrative that has the beauty & disquiet of a Grimm’s fairy-tale. It is a one-woman show which subversively co-opts whitewashing against itself. 

Not Today's Yesterday took home the Graham Smith Peace Foundation Award and the Bank SA Best in Dance Award at the 2018 Adelaide Fringe.



Reviews Feature

****** This is outstanding, innovative, must-see dance'. 

Peter Burdon - The Advertiser


***** Not Today’s Yesterday is a poised and thoughtful work and a spectacular performance from a powerful dancer.' 

Frodo Allan - Broadway Baby


'An unmissable treat'

Martin Thomasson - The British Theatre Guide


'This is an important piece of dance theatre. It is authentic and honest but most importantly, it wills you to think for yourself…’

Charlotte Maxwell – Afronalysis



Written By
Seeta Patel & Sharmila Chauhan
Composed By
Designed and Edited by Lina Limosani
Directed By
Lina Limosani
Lina Limosani
Designed By
Costume Design: Lydia Cawson, Set Design: Chris Faulds, Lighting Design: Barnaby Booth
Seeta Patel
Availability Status
Available at short notice


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