The Suvritti Festival hosted by Kalakshetra attempts to present recent choreographic works of some senior dancers in various streams of classical dance.
Natyanjali Trust’s 10th Nartaka festival will be held from Oct 21 to 23 at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore. This classical dance festival features only male dancers and has been curated in such a manner where leading male dancers dance solo on stage. In the past, even dancers from abroad have performed.
It was an emotional evening for dancer-guru Meenakshi Chittaranjan in Chennai on September 30; an evening at The Music Academy when she and her dancers and students celebrated the silver jubilee of her academy, Kaladiksha which is located in this city - on Bhaktavatsalam Road, Mylapore, Chennai.
Kalakshetra Foundation's dance troupe is presenting Rukmini Devi Arundale's 'Ramayana' as a six-part dance-drama production in Bangalore.
The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Ministry of External Affairs, Gove of India is sponsoring the visit of a eight-member Bharatanatyam dance group from Chennai led by the guru Radhika Shurajit to participate in the "Nallur Dance Festival" Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
Chennai-based Bharatanatyam dancer Nartaki Nataraj is touring Malaysia now. She says in a note - It is an honor for me to be representing India as a special guest performer at Malaysia this year. This performance tour is a part of the ICCR (Indian Council For Cultural Relations, Govt of India) program.
Banyan Tree (Vata Vriksha), the magnum opus dance-theatre production of Bharatanatyam guru and choreographer Lakshmi Vishwanathan is to be presented all over again this September in Chennai.