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July 1, 2018 New Delhi

Kevin Bachchan, a senior disciple of Guru Ranjana Gauahar presents ARGHYAM, an obeisance to his guru through dance presentation highlighting the nuances of her choreographies.
At: India International Centre, C.D Deshmukh Auditorium, 6:30pm

July 1 - 15, 2018 Irinjalakuda, Kerala
G. Venu conducts NAVARASA SADHANA workshop for actors and dancers.
Contact: / 98464 52933

July 2, 2018 London, UK

Annapoorna Indian dance presents SOLDIERS OF THE EMPIRE in dance, music and storytelling performance paying homage to the forgotten soldiers from undivided India, who fought for Britain during WWI. With dancers Rashmi Sudhir, Santosh Menon, Tuhina Bhattacharya, Chamundeswari Kuppuswamy, musician Vijay Venkat, Rimpa Roy and Storyteller Ian Clayton. Video Projections by Dr Shrivatsa Desai
At: Nehru Centre, 6.30pm

July 3, 2018 Nottingham, UK

CICD presents PLURALITY OF ABHINAYA, a new collaboration exploring abhinaya through the classical and creative vocabulary of Kathak and Bharatanatyam. Choreographed by Nilima Devi and Anusha Subramanyam.
At: Lakeside Arts, Nottingham, 7.30pm

July 4 - 8, 2018 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Sutra Foundation in association with Dance Department Centre of University Malaya & Subhash Chandra Bose, ICC present, ODISSI ON HIGH, performed by artistes of Sutra Foundation & Rukdrakshya Foundation. Artistic Direction by Datuk Ramli Ibrahim and Guru Bichitrananda Swain.
4 July, 7pm: Gala Night (by invitation), 5-8 July, 8.30pm: Ticket at RM50
Venue: Experimental Theatre, University Malaya
Please contact +603-4021 1092 or email

July 6, 2018 New Delhi

Disney's Aladdin, a Broadway-style theatrical experience, has been reimagined for the Indian stage and the fable will come to life with 450 costumes, and 14 locations depicted on stage by 50 performers. The actors who will bring to life this iconic tale on stage include Siddharth Menon (Aladdin), Taaruk Raina (Aladdin), Kira Narayanan (Jasmine), Mantra (Genie), and Vikrant Chaturvedi (Jafar). Produced by BookMyShow.   
At: Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, 7pm

July 7, 2018 Burnaby, BC

Aishwarya Roshan presents a Bharatanatyam production SATYA. 'Satya' is the Sanksrit word for truth; choreography by Jai Govinda and Bragha Bessel.
At: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, 6450 Deerlake Ave, 
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July 7 & 8, 2018 Washington DC
Dakshina presents a weekend of enchanting South Asian dance in Washington DC. Pairing tradition with innovation, each one of the artists bring a rare perspective and voice to South Asian dance.  
Madhavi Mudgal Dance Company, Saturday July 7th at 7:30pm. Opening artist: Nadhi Thekkek. 
Mesma Belsare, Sunday July 8th at 5pm. Opening artists: Taniya and Puneet Panda.
At: Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St NE, Washington DC, 20002

July 7 - 11, 2018 Vancouver, BC
Schedule for Jai Govinda Dance Academy
- July 7: Bharatanatyam performance by Aishwarya Roshan at the Shalbot Arts Centre, Burnaby, BC.
- July 8 - Bharatanatyam performance by Kiruthika Rathanaswami for the official opening of the International Sanskrit Conference at UBC.
- July 11: Bharatanatyam performance by Malavika Santhosh, Kiruthika Rathanaswami, Arno Kamolika and guest artist Naren Ganesan (Edmonton) for International Sanskrit Conference at UBC.

July 14, 2018 London
TRIGUNITAM 2018, a traditional Indian Odissi dance performance by London-based dancers Rani Natalie Rout, Raja Masilamani and Tiyasha Dutta Paul. Trigunitam or Three will be presented as trios as well as solos and will feature a mix of new choreography and traditional repertoire pieces. The dancers are from the UK, India and Malaysia and from two different styles of Odissi - the Kelucharan Mohapatra style and the Pankaj Charan Das style.
At: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 4A Castletown Rd, Hammersmith, London W14 9HQ, 7.15pm

July 14 & 15, 2018 Mumbai
Sam Ved Society for Performing Arts & Uma Dogra present 28TH RAINDROPS FESTIVAL of Indian classical dance.
- Saturday July 14
Vinod Kevin Bachan (Odissi)
Sneha Chakradhar (Bharatanatyam)
Ameera Patankar (Kathak)
Sujatha Nair (Mohiniattam)
- Sunday July 15
Shweta Nayak (Kuchipudi)
Sarbani Nandy (Odissi)
Keerthana Ravi (Bharatanatyam)
Rohit Sonagra (Kathak)
At: Mini Theatre, Third Floor, PL Deshpande Maharashtra Kala Academy, near Siddhivinayak Mandir, Prabhadevi, 4.15pm
Daily donor card for Rs 300. Contact to book.

July 15, 2018 London, UK

Bhavan’s presents ODISSI SUMMER SCHOOL SHOWCASE featuring Odissi dance students led by Katrina Rute followed by solo performance by Sooraj Subramaniam.
At: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 4a Castletown Road, West Kensington, London, 5.30pm
Info: / 020 - 73813086/4608

July 17 - 19, 2018 Umayalpuram

Bala Devi Chandrashekar presents SITA KALYANAM and BRIHADEESWARA - FORM TO FORMLESS, through the eyes of a Devaradiyal.  

July 21, 2018 Bradford, UK
Kala Sangam presents KALA UTSAV, end of term celebration of children and young people’s dance and music. The evening features performances by Bharatanatyam Academy students and participants from each of the classes run at Kala Sangam. This year’s program also features the very best young dancers from throughout the region with guest performers from across Yorkshire.
At: St Peter's House, Bradford, 7pm

July 23 & 26, 2018 Los Angeles, CA

Bharatanatyam dancer and musician Sushma Mohan of Soorya Arts Academy, Los Angeles, will present a multimedia presentation & performance on Temple dance of South India.
- July 23: Mar Vista Library, 3pm
- July 26: Silver Lake library, 6pm
Entry is free but limited. Contact: (818)-730-0371

July 23 - August 7, 2018 Bangalore

Attakkalari launches Essence International - a continuous professional development programme for dancers and movement artists from India and across the world. The training will be held in Bengaluru from 23 July to 7 August 2018. Launched earlier in March, Essence International is a specially crafted, comprehensive and modular training initiative led by internationally acclaimed artists from dance and allied fields to meet the skills enhancement needs of professional dance artists and performers. This professional development programme will encapsulate exciting modules in physical training, collaborative practises, peer to peer reviews and artistic development that dance professionals seek to further their careers. Dancers with a minimum of two years of performance experience could apply for the programme. The schedule will be announced shortly but do write to for your participation.

July 25, 2018 London
Padmaja Suresh gives a lecture demonstration at Nehru Centre, London, 6.30 pm 

July 28, 2018 London, UK
Sampad South Asian Arts presents CONVERSE by Vidya Patel & Shammi Pithia in a conversation between Kathak dance and contemporary music. A new commission by Sampad Arts and Heritage, Birmingham.
At: Sadler's Wells: River Stage Festival, National Theatre, London, 7pm

August 1-10, 2018 Chennai
The ANNUAL SPIRIT OF YOUTH FESTIVAL featuring music and dance will be held by the Music Academy Madras (age group -18 to 25 years).
At: Music Academy

August 4, 2018 Torrance, CA

Viji Prakash and Shakti Dance Company present Tagore’s SHYAMA dedicated to Lakshmi Shankar.
At: James Armstrong Theatre, Torrance, CA, 6pm

August 5 & 18, 2018 Los Angeles, CA
Bharatanatyam dancer and musician Sushma Mohan of Soorya Arts Academy, Los Angeles, will present a multimedia presentation & performance on Temple dance of South India.
- August 5: North Hills Library, 2pm
- August 18: Venice Library, 4pm
Entry is free but limited. Contact: (818)-730-0371

August 13 - 26, 2018 NYC & San Francisco

Navatman’s DRIVE EAST takes place at LaMama Theater in NYC and Joe Goode Theater in SF.
- Aug 13 – 19, NYC:
- Aug 22 - 26, San Francisco:

August 15-18, 2018 Singapore
Maya Dance Theatre's latest production, PANCHA-FLOWERS DON'T BLOOM ALL THE TIME, provides a voice to survivors of violence against women and children, perpetuated in their own homes by the people whom they trust and love. Artistic director & concept choreographer, Kavitha Krishnan, assembles a talented and perceptive team of artists to delve into the unspoken realities of this dark abyss often left unexplored and unresolved.
At: Centre 42 42 Waterloo St S (187951), 8pm

August 19, 2018 Palo Alto, CA

Bharata dance & Allied Arts (Ganesh Vasudeva and Kavita Thirumalai) announce ‘IDIA: I DANCE hence I AM,’ a day long conference style Bharatanatyam festival filled with Performances, Panel Discussion and Expert Talks.
9.30 – 10am Registration and Seating
10 - 10.10am: Opening of the festival: Invocation by Snigdha Venkataramani
10.15 - 11.15am: Solo Bharatanatyam by Apoorva Jayaraman, Chennai
11:20 - 11.40am: Expert Talk by Asha Ramesh
11.45 AM - 12.30pm: Solo Bharatanatyam by Kalaisan Kalaichelvan, Toronto, Canada
1.30 - 2.20pm: Panel Discussion
2.30 - 3.15pm: Solo Bharatanatyam by Priya Ramadoss, Fremont, CA.
3.30 - 3.50pm: Expert Talk
4-5pm: Solo Bharatanatyam by Aishwarya Balasubramanian, New Hampshire
6.30 – 8pm: Solo Bharatanatyam by Mythili Prakash, Los Angeles, CA
At: Cubberley Theater, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, California 94306

September 1 & 8, 2018 Vancouver, BC

Schedule for Jai Govinda Dance Academy
- Sept 1: Bharatanatyam performance by Aishwarya Roshan for the Namaste Canada festival hosted by the Consul General of India.
- Sept 8: Bharatanatyam arangetram of Parvathy Menon, student of Jai Govinda, at the Surrey Arts Centre.

September 3, 2018 Hyderabad

Abhinava Dance Company presents BAHURANG for the Interspeech 201 organised by the Indian Institute of Technology,Mandi.
Venue: Hyderabad International Convention Center, 6.30pm
For details contact:

September 30, 2018 Bangalore

Nirupama Rajendra and T.D Rajendra will be presenting a Kathak duet for the ASMI Festival.
Venue: Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore, 6.30pm
For details contact:

October 2, 2018 Chennai
For Bharatakalanjali's Golden Jubilee Celebrations SWARNA SAMAAROHANAM (1968-2018), the alumni, staff and students are planning a day long presentation by alumni from different parts of the globe from 9am to 9pm. 
At: Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall, Harrington Road Chetput, Chennai 600031.
Info: / (044) - 24911125

October 13, 2018 Los Angeles, CA
Bharatanatyam dancer and musician Sushma Mohan of Soorya Arts Academy, Los Angeles, will present a multimedia presentation & performance on Temple dance of South India.
At: Porter Ranch Library, 12pm
Entry is free but limited. Contact: (818)-730-0371

November 24, 2018 Vancouver, BC

Mandala Arts presents Bharatanatyam by Lavanya Ananth, invited artist from Chennai, at the Roundhouse Community Arts Centre.

December 28, 2018 Mumbai

Abhinava Dance Company presents "Rasalila" for the Bhagawat Saptah, Mumbai, 6.30pm
For details contact: