Kathak News

Kathak dancer Jatinder Arora Nayyar on taking the dance form to the interiors of Punjab

In 2010, Nayyar, now a mother of two and a science teacher, rediscovered her long-lost passion when she met Kathak teacher Deepak Arora.

Choreographed on nature, Kathak ballet returns after 10-year hiatus

The ballet Srushti is a one-and-a-half-hour-long audio-visual presentation with at least 20 dancers. It was first presented in 25 shows across the country 10 years ago and is being revived again as part of the Akademi’s 40th anniversary.


Expanding The Boundaries

By going deeper and bringing innovations into the tradition, you do not break the boundaries but expand them,” says Bhate, a performer, teacher, choreographer, artistic director, and thinker.

Dance cannot be conservative: Uma Dogra

Kathak exponent Uma Dogra on Jaipur and Lucknow gharanas and how Mumbai made her liberal

Kathak legend Birju Maharaj refuses to choreograph dirty songs

In his songs, the legend likes good clothes and good body language.

Kathak dancers Nalini and Kamalini believes dance is a therapy for mind, body and soul

Nalini and Kamalini and group presented Kathak performance on Monday as a part the two-day classical dance festival organised by the Chandigarh Sangeet Natak Akademi.


To dance, is to have a wanderlust, says, Kathak exponent Aditi Mangaldas

As a dancer, one needs to have the courage to step out of the banyan-tree shade over and over again.

Fusing traditions

A performance in the city will combine Kathak with the Japanese dance style

Lalit Arpan festival to begin on September 17

It will be held at the Stein Auditorium of India Habitat Centre, read a statement.

Dilemmas of Motherhood

The fifth edition of the Mudra Dance Festival celebrates artistes who balance their role as a mother with their career as a dancer.