Admission : General$25.00 ($26.87 w/service fee)
Premium$40.00 ($42.39 w/service fee)
Confluence 2019 - a fundraiser for CCR
CCR presents Confluence 2019, a Bharatanatyam showcase featuring a quintessential solo recital & a pioneering group production.
1) MARGAM - Bharatanatyam solo recital by acclaimed artiste from Seattle, Anwesha Das
2) LIFE OF PI - A bharatanatyam adaptation of Yann Martel's best selling novel, by accomplished dancer-choreographer-researcher,
Ganesh Vasudeva & team
Dancers : Aishwarya Venkat, Ganesh Vasudeva, Nitya Narasimhan, Roopa Suresh, Shreya Iyer.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS:
A rising star in the field of Bharatanatyam, Anwesha has more than 150 solo recitals to her credit. Critically acclaimed, she has received prestigious awards from leading cultural organizations such as "Nadanamamani" from Karthik Fine Arts , Yuva Kala Bharati from Bharat Kalachar, "Best Dancer" from Cleveland Aradhana , to name a few.
A graded artiste of the Doordarshan (India's national television channel), Anwesha is also empaneled with ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Relations). She has received excellent reviews from leading Indian dance critics such as Late Shri. Subbudu, Ms. Leela Venkataraman & Ms. Rupa Srikanth. Anwesha features regularly in the prestigious Margazhi Music and Dance festival, Chennai.
She recently performed and conducted workshops in Colombia(South America) aspart of Indian Embassy's 'Festival of India' initiative.
Aishwarya is trained in the classical art form of Bharatanatyam since age 6. She began her initial training under the tutelage of Late Kalaimamani Smt. Thanjavur Rajalakshmi (a desciple of Guru Kitappa Pillai). She holds a Diploma in Fine arts (Bharatanatyam) from Bharatidasan University, Trichy.
Nitya began dancing at the age of 4 and did her arangetram under Guru Suma Mani of Kalarpana, Chennai in the year 2003. She is currently pursuing her bharatanatyam and Karanas training under the able guidance of Guru Rukmini Vijayakumar in Bangalore. She holds a Post Diploma in Movement Arts and Media from the Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts, where she has practiced Contemporary dance, Kalaripayattu, Chaau, Ballet and Yoga in addition to her bharatanatyam training. Nitya runs her own dance school Prayukti Academy for Indian Arts.
Initiated at the age of 10, Roopa has been an enthusiastic learner and practitioner of Bharathanatyam for many years now. She has been blessed with the opportunity to learn with many gurus in Chennai including the disciples of Guru Tanjavur Kittappa Pillai - a doyen of Bharathanatyam. Roopa is continuing her training with Guru Smt. Shreelata Suresh and is one of the senior students and teachers at Vishwa Shanthi Dance Academy (VSDA) since 2008.
Shreya Iyer is the daughter and disciple of Smt. Suganda Sreenath at Jayendra Kalakendra. Shreya has been learning Bharatanatyam since the age of 4 under her mother and has also completed further training under the Dhananjayans and Smt. Divya Shiva Sundar. She has taken up classical dance as her profession and is a teacher and lead dancer at Jayendra Kalakendra.