April 1, 2018 Chennai
Bharata Kalanjali presents Bharatanatyam performance by Uma Ayer.
At: Spaces, 1 Elliotts Beach Rd, Besant Nagar, 6.15pm
Contact Anupama Satyajit: 9884116361
April 1 & 15, 2018 Gandhinagar, Gujarat
Performances by Suprava Mishra and students of Aum Arts Dance Acdemy.
- 1st April: For Odisha day celebration, Odissi dance Ganesh Tandav,
Navras and Rangbati Sambalpuri Dance at Town Hall, Gandhinagar, 6.30pm
- 15th April: Internatinal seminar on epic Mahabharatha at ACLSC
INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON EPIC TRADITION IN WORLD LITERATURE April 15-16.
Odissi dance on Mahabharatha and also presentation of paper.
INFLIBNET Centre Infocity, Gandhinagar 382421, 7pm (www.iaclsc2018)
April 2 & 3, 2018 New Delhi
Foundation presents MADHAVI DANCE FESTIVAL featuring works of two
choreographers – NAAMA MHAANE by Vaibhav Arekar & ensemble on April
2, and VIVARTANA by Rama Vaidyanathan & ensemble on April 3.
At: Stein auditorium, Habitat Centre, 7pm. All are welcome.
April 5 & 7, 2018 Chennai
Celebrating 50 years of The Dhananjayans’ Bharata Kalanjali.
- April 5: An offering by the Natya group, at Bharata Kalanjali, 6 Jeevaratnam Nagar, Adyar, 6pm
- April 7: Bharatanatyam group performance, at Spaces, 1 Elliots Beach Rd, Besant Nagar, 6.30pm
All are welcome.
Contact Anupama Satyajit: firstname.lastname@example.org
April 6, 2018 Kolkata
Sparsh presents MURCHHANA: ETERNAL SPIRIT OF MUSIC by Sharmila Biswas and the repertoire members of OVM.
At: G D Birla Sabhagar, Kolkata, 7pm
April 7, 2018 Sydney, Australia
Madhuram Academy of Performing Arts presents the 5TH SYDNEY DANCE FESTIVAL of Indian classical dances featuring:
2pm - 3pm: Odissi by local dancer Sanatani Rombola from Brisbane, a disciple of Sujatha Mohapatra.
3.15 - 4.30pm: BN by P Praveen Kumar from Bangalore
5 - 6.15pm: Kuchipudi by Sailaja Narayanaswamy from Chennai
6.45 - 8pm: Kathak by Gauri Diwakar from Delhi
At: Bryan Brown Theatre at Bankstown, Sydney, 2pm to 8pm
Info: email@example.com / Kalpana Sriram: +61 411 015 396 / Venkata Ramana: 0433 463115
April 7, 2018 Bangalore
inauguration of Vinaya Narayanan’s Samarpana Mohiniyattam Kalari, in
the presence of her Guru Bharati Shivaji, who will conduct a 3 day
workshop (April 7 - 9).
At: Samarpana, 3rd Floor, Srinidhi Building, Above Apollo Pharmacy,
Jambu Savari Dinne Junction, J.P.Nagar 8th Phase, Bangalore 560076, 11am
Info: Vinaya Narayanan - 9886672824 / Lakshmi Girish - 9900703956 /
firstname.lastname@example.org ; Vinaya Narayanan (@vinaya4mohini)
April 7, 2018 Milpitas, California
Guru Shradha's Shraddhanjali: A Tribute Offering to Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra
Shirdi Sai Parivaar, 1221 California Circle, Milpitas, California, USA 95035, 2-6pm
Info: email@example.com / facebook.com/GuruShradha
April 13 & 14, 2018 Carnegie, PA
Nandini Mandal’s Nandanik Dance Troupe presents the first ever Indian
dance festival, VILAYA: THE CONFLUENCE - Rhythmic harmony in diversity.
-April 13, 6:30pm: Opening act by Mary Miller and Charles Hall, Pung
cholom by Jagannath Lairenjam, and panel discussion (7:30-8:30pm)
-April 14, 6:30-9:30pm: Dance festival on main stage
Kalamandalam V.R.Venkitt (Kathakali), Sanjib Bhattacharya (Manipuri),
Nandini Mandal (Bharatanatyam), Sreyashi Dey (Odissi), Harikishan S.Nair
(Kuchipudi), Sanjukta Banerjee (Mohiniattam), Antara Datta (Kathak)
Dance exhibition open to general public on both days at the Lincoln Gallery adjacent to the hall.
Venue: Andrew Carnegie Music Hall and Library, 300 Beechwood Avenue, Carnegie, PA 15106
Info: firstname.lastname@example.org / www.nandanikdance.org
April 15 - 29, 2018 Bangalore & Guruvayoor
Schedule for Kavya Kasinathan, disciple of Mithun Shyam, Vaishnavi Natyashala, Bengaluru.
-15th April: Taranga Ranga, Vijayaranga, 17th Cross, Vijayanagar, Bangalore, 6pm
-18th April: Melpathur Auditorium, Guruvayoor Temple, 6am - 7.30am
-29th April: Shristi World Dance Day, Kannda Bhavana, J C Road, Bangalore, 6pm
Info : email@example.com / 9341248059
April 22, 2018 Downer’s Grove, IL
Natya's RASA EXPERIENCE: DANCE CONNECTIONS fundraiser will bring Natya
families, alumni and the broader community together to celebrate and
support Natya's goals.
Debut of the film "Hema: The Dance of Life" (40 years in the making!), a
mini parents dance class, win projects created by Natya students about
"What Dance Means to Me", presentation of the first Natya Service Award,
lots of great food and dance!
At: Ashyana Banquets, 1620, 75th St, Downers Grove, IL 60516, 11 am - 2pm
Info: firstname.lastname@example.org / www.natya.com / https://www.artful.ly/store/events/14422
April 24, 2018 Bangalore
Nadam presents a Bharatanatyam Performance by dancer Guru Bragha Bessell
Venue: ADA Rangamandira, JC Road, Bangalore, 6.30pm. All are welcome.
For details contact: (080) - 23444360, 98802 01608
Info: email@example.com / www.nadam.in
April 28, 2018 Chicago, IL
STOMPING GROUNDS featuring Natya Dance Theatre and Trinity Irish Dance.
This event will feature the Mexican Folk Dance Company of Chicago
alongside Natya Dance Theatre and Trinity Irish Dance Company in a
narrated performance and Q&A with the audience. Stomping Grounds
events are free and open to the public. STOMPING GROUNDS is a free
two-month citywide celebration of authentic, rhythmic dance companies
from a variety of world cultures.
At: National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W 19th St, Chicago, IL 60608, 7.30pm
Info: www.natya.com / 312-212-1240 / firstname.lastname@example.org
April 29 & May 6, 2018 UK
Sampad joins forces with MAC to present the UK premiere of a topical new
performance by rising stars of dance and music. How do we deal with
being bombarded with information that has been manipulated and find our
way to the truth? How do we talk about issues that we’d rather not face?
Playful yet thought-provoking, ABOUT THE ELEPHANT reflects the search
for clarity within our existence. The duo are accompanied by composer,
producer and multi-instrumentalist, Shammi Pithia, who performs original
live music for the performance.
Choreographers: Contemporary dancer Connor Scott and Kathak dancer Vidya Patel
Mentor: Kerry Nicholls, Lighting: Chris Cuthbert (UK), Gaurav Sharma (India)
-April 29: Midlands Arts Centre (MAC), Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, UK Premiere, 7pm
-May 6: Alchemy Festival, Southbank Centre, London, 7.45pm
April 29, 2018 Naperville, IL
Natya presents Rama Vaidyanathan and ensemble in VIVARTANA
Dance transforms my pulse to pace with rhythm and I become one with rhythm /
Dance transforms the space around me and I become one with space /
Dance transforms my body from stillness to motion and I become one with movement /
Dance transforms my soul from singular to plural and I become one with the world
Concept, Script, and Choreography for all pieces by Rama Vaidyanathan.
At: Pfeiffer Hall at North Central College, 310 E Benton Ave, Naperville, IL 60540, 5pm
Info: email@example.com / www.natya.com / https://www.artful.ly/store/events/14390
May 17 - 28, 2018 Melattur, Tamilnadu
78TH YEAR BHAGAVATA MELA NATAKA MAHOTSAV is scheduled to be held on and
from the 17 May, 2018. The centuries old Utsav is held annually with
religious fervour in the sannidhi of Lord Sri Varadaraja--the deity of
Melattur--as part of celebration of Sri Nrusimha Jayanti. However, the
sacred Bhagavata Mela natakam, “Prahlada Charitam” is slated for 19 May
May 18, 2018 Palo Alto, CA
Narika presents world premiere of a solo dance-theatre production titled STILL I RISE.
Concept and choreography: Vidhya Subramanian
Script - Priya Das and Vidhya Subramanian
Lyrics - Hindi, Tamil, Bengali, Kannada, English by several authors
Music - Rajkumar Bharati / Costume - Sandhya Raman (Delhi)
At: Cubberly Theatre, 7:30pm
May 23, 2018 Chicago, IL
STOMPING GROUNDS visits Chicago’s west side neighborhood at the Garfield
Park Conservatory. This event will feature the Chicago Dance Crash and
Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater alongside Natya Dance Theatre and
the Chicago Human Rhythm Project in a narrated performance and Q&A
with the audience. Stomping Grounds events are free and open to the
public. STOMPING GROUNDS is a free two-month citywide celebration of
authentic, rhythmic dance companies from a variety of world cultures.
At: Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60624, 6pm
Info: www.natya.com /312-212-1240 / firstname.lastname@example.org
May 28, 2018 Edapally, Kerala
The KALASAGAR AWARDS for exemplary contribution in the field of
traditional performing arts will be presented on May 28 when the 94th
birth anniversary of Kalamandalam Krishnankutty Poduval, founder of
Kalasagar, will be celebrated at the Changapuzha Park, Edapally with the
support of Kathakali Aswadaka Sadassu, Edapally. Kalasagar awards are
given in honour of the artistes in the field of Kathakali - Vesham,
music, Chenda, Maddalam and Chutty as well as Bharathanatyam,
Mohiniattam, Kuchipudi, Ottenthullal, Chakyarkoothu, Koodiyattam,
Thayambaka, and Panchavadyam — Thimila, Maddalam, Edakka, Thalam and
Kombu. The awardees will be selected through nominations received from
lovers of art. The minimum criteria for nomination is that the artistes
should be between the ages of 40 and 70, should be well-known
performers, gurus, and a permanent resident of Kerala.
Nominations with complete details of the artists should be sent to The Secretary, Kalasagar,
Kavalappara, Shoranur, Palakkad, Kerala on or before April 28.
June 7, 2018 Chicago, IL
STOMPING GROUNDS finale features Natya Dance Theatre. STOMPING
GROUNDS completes its fourth year with the grand finale at the Jay
Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. This event will feature Black
Hawk Performance Company, Chicago Human Rhythm Project, Chicago Dance
Crash, Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater, Mexican Folk Dance
Company of Chicago, Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago, Natya Dance Theatre,
Trinity Irish Dance Company, and Trinity Irish Dance Ensemble. STOMPING
GROUNDS is a free two-month citywide celebration of authentic, rhythmic
dance companies from a variety of world cultures.
At: Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601, 6.30pm
Info: www.natya.com /312-212-1240 / email@example.com
June 15 - 17, 2018 St.Louis, MO
10TH AMERICAN NATYA FESTIVAL will be held in Clayton High School
Auditorium. There will be one week workshops for students and teachers
from June 9th - 15th, 2018. More details on www.natya.org
June 23, 2018 Chikkaballapur, Karnataka
Om Shree Sai Centre for Performing Arts is organizings the “Guinness
Book of World Records, Asia and India Book of Records” event with the
concept of “Sasya Shyamalaam Maataram Vande Maataram” to
stop global warming due to massacre of trees in the name of
Globalisation - Don’t Cut Trees, Go Green, Green India, Green Earth -
via Bharatanatyam named as ‘Sword Dance’ at Chikkaballapur near
Bangalore, Karnataka. More than 2000 plus Dancers from all over India
are participating and supporting the event. Applications are invited.
For info: 9448963207, 8762134456 / firstname.lastname@example.org