Dance and Performance

Nutkhut have been creating dance and performances for over 10 years, from Bollywood dances on the outdoor steps of a museum to an interactive children’s show in a big top tent.

Bollywood Steps

Originally co-commissioned by Greenwich and Docklands International Festival and the Mayor of London, Bollywood Steps is a unique, large-scale British Bollywood outdoor dance spectacle, created and directed by Nutkhut’s Co-Artistic Director, Simmy Gupta.

Bollywood Bites

Bollywood Bites is a highly energetic, vibrant, small-scale dance piece. Drawing on the charm of Bollywood films, the piece showcases the talents of a diverse range of British dancers.


Meridian is a small-scale contemporary dance piece. Presented in the round, encircled by pots of fire, Meridian is performed by 3 stunning dancers, presenting contemporary choreography inspired by the classical movements of Kathak.


Movieplex - a Masterpiece in Miniature - is a travelling cinema and museum, which brings the story of Shanta Rao Dutt and his filmmaking dynasty to life.

In the DholDrums

Over The Garden Fence

Over The Garden Fence was commissioned by Preston Mela in collaboration with The Preston Guild 2012 and premiered at Preston Mela.


Navrattan – A Quest for the Lost Gems is a performance for families, schools, children and adults.

Dr Blighty

During World War I a former Royal Palace in England was converted into a hospital for Muslim, Hindu and Sikh soldiers from the Empire, who had been wounded while serving on the Western Front.

Princess and the Chickpea