Life as an Artist

Vikram Mohan is a contemporary dance Choreographer with over 15 years’ experience in various dance forms and Empanelment artist in Indian Council for Cultural Relations. He got Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar-2018 and also got 8 nominations in Mahindra excellence theatre awards for his production After Death the spiritual journey in 2016. He attended International choreographer week Tilburg Netherlands in 2014. His short dance film” Stillness” was in top 10 in 60 seconds dance on screen film festival Sweden and screen in many international festivals. As performer, Choreographer and teacher he worked many national and international festivals, universities and schools.  

He had three years training of Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Salsa, Tango   from National Ballet Trust of India. One year of Aerial dance training from Anandam dance theatre   and Vertical Circus Australia. Worked with Lucia Martha’s as Choreography and dance classes’ observer in Lucia Martha’s Institute for performing art in Amsterdam (Museum plan studio, Rustenburg Studio,) and North Holland Studio. Attending many intensive dance workshops with international and Indian teachers in Classical Indian, Contemporary and Ballet Technique.

 

Experience

International Work

 

Choreography collaboration project “Harvest Time” in Harvest Festival Venlo Netherlands 2012

 In collaboration with Kenya, Ghana, Brazil and Indian Artist under the direction of Jacques Van Meel. Production “Harvest Time” Performed 300 times in 6 months at Harvest Festival Venlo Netherlands. 

 

Mundial festival Tilburg Netherlands 2013

Choreographed Non-Western Duet “Rise, why not us?” under the direction of Jacques Ven Meel.

International choreographer week Tilburg Netherlands 2014

Attended as a choreographer and presented his contemporary dance project “Life in Darkness”.

 

Choreography Project “Aakkashan” 2014

Sponsored by Australian government with the collaborations Vertical Circus Australia,Kalakar Trust and ICCR as head Choreographer under the direction Catherine Daniel. 

 

Choreographer, Performer and collaborator Melaka art and performance festival, Malaysia 2016 & 2017

 Performed solo performances “Rebellion”, “Meng Emosies” and Mirror face changer as well as collaboration performances with 65 International artists from around the world.  

 

Workshop and performance in NOW Theatre Malaysia 2017

Contemporary dance workshop with local artists and solo performance “MengEmosies”.

 

Solo performance Theatre Tilburg, Tilburg, Netherlands 2017

Session opening Solo performance “Meng Emosies”.

 

Workshop and performance Roosendaal festival, Netherlands 2017

Contemporary dance workshop in the festival and performed solo “Meng Emosies”

 

Solo and collaboration performance Bandung International Art festival 2017

Solo performance “Meng Emosies” and collaboration performance with German Dancer “The Red Circle”.

 

Stillness (Short film) Directed and Choreographed

Film was in top 40 films 60 seconds dance on screen festival, Top10 films in screen dance festival, Stockholm Sweden. Film was screened in Tanzrauschen Dance on Screen Festival – Wuppertal, Cinedans Dance on Screen Festival at the Eye film institute in Amsterdam, (The Swiss Dance Archive) a centre for the collection and preservation of documents of the history of dance,

 

24 Taglines Halfway Home(Short film) Directed and Choreographed

Film was screened in Contemporary art week 2016. Finalist in Industry boost competition 2016 and 2017, Semi-finalist Miami Epic festival 2017. Film be part of the video library during the Cinedans festival Amsterdam Netherlands in 2018.

 

Bandung International Art Festival Indonesia 2018

Solo performance “Dead man in the house” collaboration with Indonesian musician.

 

Land Art Biel/Bienne Festival Switzerland 2018 / 2019

Solo  performance “meng emosies” and “Death of things” collaboration  with the Swiss and Thailand arists. In 2019 perofmed I ME Myself and collabration performance with swiss artist Roots  Matrix.

 

China tour wit ICCR 2019

He done ICCR Chine tour as Director and Choreographer in three cities in China.

 

Performance in Festivals India

 

Trio performance in Bharat Rang Mahotsav festival 2014 

The Ancestors Choreographed and performed 4 time in the festival National School of Drama Campus.

 

Got 8 Nominations for the production in Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards 2016

Presented After Death the Spiritual Journey as Director and choreographer and got 8 nominations for the production.

Performance and collaborations in DELHI MAP 2015 to 2017

Solo and collaboration performance with national and International artists from India, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, America, Russia and Indonesia.

 

Voxpop Dancers India and India International Aerial Club

Founder and Artistic Director

Vox Pop was founded to promote cultural development and uplift people. Training and education in the field of art, culture, dance and aerial acrobatics, especially for underprivileged children who excel in the arts by establishing schools to their benefit.  Include technique in classical and neo-classical ballet, jazz, Contemporary, salsa, aerial acrobatics and international dance forms.

Voxpop Dancers India created a contemporary dance performance Like After Death the Spiritual Journey, Life in Darkness, Ancestors, My Death from honesty or Politics etc.   

 

Choreography for Theatre

 

More than 30 plays choreographed with different directors and art genre with national and International directors.

 

Visiting Lecturer at Choreographer 

 

National School of Drama Delhi, Sikkim and Agartala Tripura.

Madhya Pradesh School of Drama Bhopal.

Bhartendu Natya Academy Lucknow.

State Institute of film and Television Rohtak Haryana.

Indian Film Television Institute Pune.

Indraprastha University Delhi. 

JG-2/203 Vikas Puri, New Delhi,

India 110018

©2020 by Vikram Mohan.