Watch Indian Classical Dance Performances At NCPA’s Nakshatra Dance Festival

NCPA’s Nakshatra Dance Festival goals at showcasing revolutionary group choreographies of Indian classical dance types. This yr’s version options stellar performances by some eminent choreographers and their troupes.

Ranjana Gauhar (Odissi) and Sharada Ganesan (Bharatnatyam)

Renowned odissi dancer Ranjana Gauhar and her troupe will carry out Chitrangada, a Bengali dance drama written by Rabindranath Tagore. Sharada Ganesan is a educated odissi and kuchipudi dancer and has 40 years of expertise in instructing bharatanatyam. She, alongside together with her daughter Nandini Ganesan and troupe, will render a efficiency of Urjaa, which searches for the divine vitality that exists inside us.
When: Friday, September 13 at 6.30pm.
Where: Experimental Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point.

C.V. Chandrasekhar (Bharatnatyam) and Rajashree Shirke (Kathak)

Bharatnatyam scholar C.V. Chandrasekhar (pictured above) and troupe will carry out the Panchamahabhutam, a journey into the concept and philosophy of the 5 primordial components. Kathak dancer Rajashree Shirke and her troupe will show a rendition of Ravana Mandodari Samvaad, a dialogue between Ravana and his spouse Mandodari, the place she warns him that abducting one other’s spouse can be an unethical and immoral act and would lead to grave penalties.
When: Friday, September 14 at 6.30pm.
Where: Experimental Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point.

Saswati Sen (Kathak)

One of the foremost disciples of kathak legend, Birju Maharaj, Saswati Sen and her troupe will current Nazakat, a journey of kathak by way of the silver display. It highlights the Bollywood choreographies of Birju Maharaj from landmark films reminiscent of Pakeezah and Mughal-E-Azam.
When: Thursday, September 26 at 6.30pm.
Where: Tata Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point.

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