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Guru Sri Ratikant Mohapatra: Finding Your Path, and Finding the Pearl

Guru Sri Ratikant Mohapatra, the only son of Odissi legend Guru Sri Kelucharan Mohapatra and Smt. Laxmipriya Mohapatra, has carved a niche for himself as one of Odissi’s leading Gurus, choreographers, percussionists, and organizers. 2,956 more words


Dancing to Nowhere: Young, Beautiful, and Broke?

by Ranjana Dave

Some young classical dancers might be forgiven for thinking that an arangetram or debut marks the end of their dance careers. An arangetram only heralds the start of a long, and sometimes, futile struggle to be known. 1,090 more words

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From Performer to Performeur....Creativity with Prosperity

by Srijat Mishra

A classical dancer, or for that matter any classical performing artist’s life, is generally is fraught with economic uncertainties. This will remain until the public at large doesn’t pay to watch classical performances. 1,308 more words

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From Passion to Profession: Advice for Aspiring Dancers

By Rathimalar Govindarajoo

Dance is an inherent part of any culture. Classical, folk, and modern/contemporary are three main forms prevalent today. In Malaysia, we are seeing a growing interest in dance, with an increasing number of young students seriously pursuing their craft. 927 more words

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Kala Nadam 2014 A Mega Festival of Classical Dance

Kala Nadam 2014

A Mega Festival of Classical Dance

Dedicated to Beloved Guru Dr.Maya Rao.

NADAM celebrates its glorious 15 years since its inception. The Academy has been working and will continue to work, to showcase India’s Classical Dance and Music forms and help preserve them as living traditions. 296 more words

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Odissi - one of the oldest Indian dance forms

This is part of my recent dance show. I am putting it up here because I feel any sort of classical dance deserves as much viewership as a Hip-hop or ballet routine does. 62 more words