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529, CH/042/0160
Community History Collection

Speaker: Devi, Nilima, - 0, Interviewee, Female, Dancer; Dance teacher
Speaker: Vadnerkar, S, Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Describes starting South Asian dance school having arrived in Leicester from Germany, 1980. Outlines reasons for people wanting to dance, establishment of post at East Midlands Arts, educating people in dance, barriers to progress - including problems with parents - and ways of overcoming these. Describes reasons for creating diploma course, arrival of other teachers in 1980s, outreach work in schools, cultural importance of dance, differences with teaching in India.
Place of birth:
Marital Status: Married, Children: Sons: 2; Daughters: 1
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1980s, 1990s
Language: English

Recording Date: 1/1/1996
Playing time: 55 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: CHCL
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
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