Community History Collection
Speaker: Vadnerkar, Smita, 1968 - 0, Interviewee, Female, Dance teacher
Speaker: Hyde, C, Interviewer, Male
Summary of interview item: Outlines background to arriving in Leicester due to marriage, 1988, and wanting to teach Sotuh Asian dance, specifically Bharat Natyam. Describes first steps in teaching, educating people about dance, lack of Indian tradition in Leicester, need to be flexible, growth in interest. Talks about attitudes to dance training, lack of local musicians.
Place of birth: India
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1980s, 1990s
Recording Date: 26/3/1996
Playing time: 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: CHCL
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