Waterfall – Boston Oct 14, 2023

By Anvita Pandit It’s a breezy October day. Bright sunlight spills down the old granite staircase in front of us. Behind us and across the street is the golden dome of the Massachusetts statehouse, perched on top of the hill overlooking Boston Commons. Everyone is outside. Our group of dancers studies the staircase. We have… Read More

The Listen Project

The Listen Project is an ongoing movement research group with members of Boston’s Deaf community. The group meets regularly and performs in urban locations in Boston during the summer months. They occasionally welcome international Deaf movement and performing artists for workshops and cultural exchange. The Listen Project has been supported by grants from the New… Read More

2017 preview

In 2017, we look forward to performances of Entangling, Lilith and Unfamiliar Butterfly in the US, the continued re-staging and performances of Forest in Brazil with the newly formed ANIKAYA do Brasil; the creation of new work with Marcel Gbeffa Benin), Dakei Shizuki (Japan), Fragmento Urbano (Brazil), Luciane Ramos (Brazil; street performances with fifty runners and… Read More


“The terror, the wonder, the wildness that seize upon a mind that wants to know, to create, are truly hope shattering. This longing is pain that cannot be avoided in the service of creative art.” -Ghalib (translated by S. Nomanul Haq)

6-month recap

In the past six months, ANIKAYA’s work has expanded exponentially. We have established new relationships in Brazil, Turkey, Mali, Burkina Faso and France. The Deep premiered in São Paulo in February following a two-week residency with twenty performers at the Centro de Referencia da Dança de São Paulo. While in São Paulo, I also gave… Read More