June 1, 2007 Pune
Dancer: Prerna Sahane
Guru: Shumita Mahajan, Sadhana Nrityalaya, Pune
Venue: Tilak Smarak Mandir
Time: 5pm
Dance form: Bharatanatyam
e-mail: shumitamahajan@gmail.com
Prerna is a profoundly deaf and dumb child. She has been training under Shumita Mahajan for the past 13 years and is all set to present her debut performance. Her items include: Todayamangalam in Raga Natai; Chatushra Ekam Alarippu, Jathiswaram in Mishra Desh; Varnam in Raga Todi; Krishananee Begani Baaro Padam; Dhanashri Tillana; Marathi Abhanga and a specially choreographed piece on Beethoven's famous "Love Story" symphony.
June 2, 2007 Toronto, Canada
Dancer: Nalin Bisnath
Guru: Hari Krishnan, inDANCE
Venue: Premiere Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, Queens Quay
Time: 8pm
Dance form: Bharatanatyam, consisting of works from the traditional devadasi repertoire of South India.
Accompanied by five musicians. The evening will be presided by eminent musicologist and dance scholar Dr. B M Sundaram.
e-mail: indance@sympatico.ca / www.indance.ca
June 2, 2007 Vancouver, B C, Canada
Dancer: Vidya Kotamraju
Guru: Jai Govinda, Mandala Arts and Culture
Venue: Frederic Wood Theater, University of British Columbia, 6354 Crescent Road
Time: 7pm
Dance form: Bharatanatyam
e-mail: info@mandalarts.ca
www.mandalarts.ca

Photo: Ron Sangha
June 2, 2007 Vadodara, Gujarat
Dancer: Naisargi Shah
Guru: Rema Shrikant, Ellora Centre for Performing Arts
Venue: CC Mehta Auditorium, M S University, Pratapgunj, Vadodara
Time: 7.30pm
Dance form: Bharatanatyam
Orchestra: Ambika Vishwanathan, Lakshmi Satish (vocal), Murugan (mridangam), Ramachandran (violin)
Naisargi started learning Bharatanatyam at the tender age of seven and has developed into a graceful dancer after 10 years of training under her guru Rema Shrikant, who is Gujarat Sangeet Natak Academy awardee for Bharatanatyam and M S University Gold Medalist.Rema received her training in classical dances at the tender age of three under her parents, Guru Krishna Panicker and Gauri Panicker. After a long period of training in Bharatanatyam, Mohinattam, Kuchipudi and Kathakali studying them under well known Gurus, she joined the Faculty of Performing arts in M S University, Baroda under the tutelage of Prof. C V Chandrasekahar. She has been training children in Vadodara for more than three decades in her institute Ellora Centre for Performing Arts.
e-mail: ecpaorg@gmail.com Website: www.ecpa.org.in
June 9, 2007 Ames, Iowa
Dancer: Haema Nilakanta
Guru: Hema Sharma, Nritya School of Indian Dance & Music, Iowa
Venue: City Auditorium
Time: 4pm
Dance form: Bharatanatyam
Contact Hema Sharma: 913-696-0213
e-mail: hemavathisharma2001@yahoo.com / www.nritya.org
June 16, 2007 San Jose, CA
Dancer: Shreya Iyer
Guru: Suganda Sreenath, Jayendra Kalakendra
Venue: Mexican Heritage Corp, 1700 Alum Rock Ave., San Jose, CA 95116
Time: 4pm
Dance form: Bharatanatyam
Chief guest: The Dhananjayans
e-mail: jayendrakalakendra@yahoo.com / www.jayendrakalakendra.com
June 17, 2007 Ernakulam, Kerala
Dancer: Sindhu Sunny
Guru: Shyamala Surendran Surendran, Dharani
Time: 6.30pm
Venue: Kerala Fine Arts Hall Hall, Fine Arts Avenue, Ernakulam
Dance form: Bharatanatyam
Guests of honour: Mr. K Jayakumar IAS, Agricultural Production Commissioner, Govt. of Kerala & Mr. APM Muhammad Haneesh IAS, District Collector, Ernakulam
e-mail: shyamala@md5.vsnl.net.in


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