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Abhinaya Dance Company


Bharatanatyam - Solos and Duets

Date(s) & Time(s): Sun, Oct 24, 1:00 PM
Duration: 30 mins w/out intermission
Location: Dance Mission Theater (3316 24th Street)
This performance is part of a shared bill with: Shambhavi Dandekar & SISK Dance Ensemble

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Bharatanatyam - Solos and Duets

Abhinaya Dance Company presents Bharatanatyam, a classical dances nurtured in the temples of South India. Through intricate rhythm, and a unique language of gestures, the dance presents vivid stories from Hindu mythology. Two young dancers from our Junior dance Company will present pieces worshipping the Goddess and seeking her grace. The central piece depicts the graceful yet fierce Goddess Shakti who wields weapons as she destroys the demons representing the evil of the mortal world.

Abhinaya Dance Company

The Abhinaya Dance Company of San Jose was founded by its Artistic Director Mythili Kumar in 1980, to present innovative and professional quality performances of South Indian classical dance forms. Since 1986, Abhinaya has staged over 50 original dance productions and has been awarded several grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and from state and city agencies. Abhinaya offers classes in San Jose and Monte Sereno. Over 130 students have graduated from Abhinaya with their solo debut (arangetram) performances.

Artist Biographies

Mythili Kumar
Artistic Director - Abhinaya Dance Company

San Francisco International Arts Festival
Phone Number: 415-399-9554 | Email: [email protected]
1222 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109



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