We are excited to welcome
Bala Kondala Rao and her son Anukula Aditya to Chicago. Balakka is one of Shoba's teachers from Dr. Vempati Chinna Satyam's Kuchipudi academy. She will be presenting 'Bhama Kalapam' at the Balaji Temple Dance Festival on Saturday, Aug 19th from 3 - 4 PM. Samskriti will be organizing a workshop/lec-dem by her on Sunday, Aug 20th.
To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful.. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking. - Agnes De Mille
Fall 2017-18 Dance & Music sessions
Saturday Aug 19, 2017
Wednesday Aug 23, 2017.
Same timings as spring session.
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Timings have now been updated. Parents - sorry for the confusion!!!!
Samskriti families - Please contact Shoba Natarajan for your tickets at the Samskriti studio
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Sunday August 20, 2017 - Time TBC - Bhama Kalapam - A Kuchipudi presentation highlighting Satyabhama's deep love for Lord Krishna by Bala Kondalarao and Anukula Adithya at Balaji Temple, Aurora IL
Sept 2 & 3, 2017 -America Kuchipudi Convention - Shoba Natarajan has been invited to present a lecture-demonstration on 'Intertwined Traditions: The Parallel Evolution of Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi' at the America Kuchipudi Convention hosted by Silicon Andhra at University of Silicon Andhra, Dr. Hanimireddy Lakkireddy Bhavan, 1521 California Cir, Milpitas CA
Sunday Sept 10, 2017 - 3:00PM to 5:30PM - TEJAS - new dimensions in Bharatanatyam by dancer-couple Viraja Mandhre & Shyamjith Kiran (Alumni, Kalakshetra, Chennai), preceded by a Music performance by the Samskriti Music Ensemble at Centerstage Theater, Naperville IL
Sunday Sept 24th, 2017- 2PM to 6PM: Navaratri Dance performance by Samskriti students at Sai Mandir, Aurora IL
Tuesday, Sept 26th 2017- 7PM to 8PM - Navarathri Music concert by Samskriti students at Sai Mandir, Aurora IL
Samskriti student Spurthi Palavalli receives the prestigious Illinois Arts Council Master Apprentice grant for advanced study in Kuchipudi under the expert guidance of Shoba Natarajan. Congratulations Spurthi!!