S. Thala – An Indian Suite by Annette Leday / Keli Company

Date(s) - 02/04/2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

M L Bhartia Auditorium, Alliance Francaise de Delhi



As part of Bonjour India Festival – 2022

Alliance Française de Delhi invites you to

S. Thala – An Indian Suite by Annette Leday / Keli Company


Date Saturday, 2nd April, 2022
Time 7:00 PM

ML Bhartia Auditorium, AFD

72, KK Bilra Lane, Lodi Estate, New Delhi – 110003

  • Free entry
  • Limited seats
  • Open to all
  • Strict adherence to Covid-19 protocol


Witness a dance performance inspired by Marguerite Duras’ writing!

Directed by Annette Leday of the Annette Leday/ Keli Company, S.Thala, (स्थल) a Sanskrit word meaning: a place, a spot, a room. is a dance and theatre production inspired by Marguerite Duras’ ‘India Song’ – a multimedia composition which fictionalized Asian colonialism.

By revisiting Duras’ fantasised India, the dancers propose a choreographic interpretation of her literary universe. The choreography will evoke situations and characters representative of Duras’ fictional universe, without replicating the complex narratives of her texts.

About the Production

The artistic project of the Annette Leday/Keli Company is to orient and evolve rare traditional performance techniques towards contemporary creation. The company has established a constant dialogue between artists from India and from France and has developed an original process of exchanges since its creation in the nineteen-eighties.

Organised with the collaboration of

For more information, kindly write us to c[email protected]