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Books useful for dancers
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Dhepa Dhol / Dhepa Dhulia dance
- Meenakshi Medhi,, August 12, 2016

India's premier magazine for Performing Arts

A quarterly journal of Indian dance

Jul 2017
Natya Shastra Lectures by Dr. Bharat Gupt at Kalakshetra of 25 hrs feb 6-10, 2012 in 53 videos

Feb 2016
Legends of the Araiyars, custodians of an ancient Vaishnavite art form
An ancient performing arts tradition is in dire need of help
Veejay Sai, The News Minute, February 21, 2016

May 2015

Dec 2014
Photographs of social and cultural events by AcuteAngle

Jan 2012
BHARATANATYAM and SUFI DANCE ON WHEELCHAIRS presented by Ability Unlimited (Delhi)
Choreographed by Guru Syed Sallauddin Pasha, Founder, Ability Unlimited
Photos: Lalitha Venkat

Nov 2011
Great Dance Routine: James Cagney and Bob Hope

Oct 2011
listing of dance classes in major cities of India

To add your Name/Institution to the site visit

July 2011
A tribute to M.S.Subbulakshmi; 1916 - 2004

The International Dance Council CID is the official umbrella organization for all forms of dance in all countries of the world. CID is recognized by UNESCO, national and local governments, international organizations and institutions.

Bharatha Natyam - Classical Dance of the Ancient Tamils
The Role of Dance Sculptures in Tamilnadu

Dance related Web Sites maintained by Saigan Connection
Alarmel Valli
Alarmél Valli is a celebrated Bharata Natyam dancer and choreographer, internationally acclaimed for her ability to turn a traditional grammar into a subtle, deeply internalized, personal dance poetry.

To explore, enrich and promote the performing and visual arts of India and to contemporize the rich tapestry of Indian creativity for modern audiences

Arpana Dance Company, Ramya Harishankar
Southern California based Arpana Dance Company (ADC) has had the honor of performing in the US, Europe and India under the guidance of Ramya Harishankar

Janaki Rangarajan
Janaki's unique dance style is a sincere result of her undying passion, self-motivation and dedication towards Bharatanatyam

Melattur Bhagavata Mela
a unique blend of Bhakti, music, dance and drama.

A web directory of Classical Indian Dances - Addresses of artistes of classical Indian dance forms, current events, articles, interviews, reviews, profiles, snippets, diduknow, new releases...

Puja Allepalli studied with Guru Lakshman in the traditional "Gurukulam" style

Sunanda Nair
Sunanda Nair, is one the leading exponents of Mohini Attam in the country today. She is the disciple of the noted Mohini Aattam exponent Dr.(Smt.) Kanak Rele who is responsible for the structured growth and establishing this art form as a classical dance style.

The Other Festival
ANITA RATNAM, noted dancer of international repute and art administrator and RANVIR SHAH, theatre director, art critic and businessman conceived, named and worked for this event from 1998 to 2006.

Vidhya Subramanian
Known for elegance in movement and eloquence in expression, Vidhya Subramanian has given as much as she has received from her background in the traditional Vazhuvoor style.

Yamini Saripalli
Kuchipudi dancer trained by Dr. Vempati Chinna Satyam, Vempati Ravi Shankar

Articles, Interviews, Reviews
in the Narthaki web site
Articles ; Interviews ; Previews ; Reviews ; Profiles