"RANG" Indian classical Kathak Show

Community Event

Date and Time: 5:30 PM, 5 March 2017
Location: Heidelberg
Address:10 Bukingham Drive, Heidelberg
Cost: $30
Contact: Susha
“ RANG “ will be performed by Nirupama,Rajendra & Rohini Prabhath from Abhinava Dance Company ,Bangalore. https://youtu.be/XpSxW1_VTFA,https://youtu.be/RzHfnW6omXQhttps://youtu.be/EH6jNHESxyw,https://youtu.be/EH6jNHESxywhttps://youtu.be/yhvfvlkV3ZI,https://youtu.be/iiwU3YrcUmc

Kathak - Kathak derives its name from “Katha” – story telling & features in its pure dance technique - graceful gestures, brilliant footwork & breathtaking pirouettes.It is the only Indian dance form that takes inspiration from different cultures.

The Artistic Directors : 
Nirupama and Rajendra, a dynamic and spellbinding dance couple from Bangalore-India have over the years created a wave of excitement on the Indian dance scene. With their own worldwide successful dance company ‘Abhinava the duo have been credited with injecting a great deal of innovation, creativity, enthusiasm and imagination to classical dance. They are well versed in Kathak, Bharathanatyam, and also the pan asian Margi technique based on the Natyashastra.They have excelled in performing solo,duets and group thematic productions for over 25 years. They are artistic directors of Abhinava Dance Company with a grand vision for Story-telling.

Abhinava Dance Company (ADC) headed by Nirupama & Rajendra is one of the premier Indian dance companies based in Bangalore.The Company celebrated a glorious journey of 20 years & in the last two decades Abhinava Dance Company’s efforts to transport the spectra of Indian dance forms to people of diverse cultures, with the grandeur and splendour has attracted admiration from over 5 million people across the world.

Rohini Prabhath : 
Rohini Prabhath is a young dancer with a performing experience of over 12 years in the Art of Kathak.
She has trained in the the art for over 15 years under the guidance of Nirupama-Rajendra at Abhinava Arts Centre - Bangalore. She has also learnt special movement vocabularies of Karanas from Natyashastra under Nirupama. She has undergone on an intensive training program at a special summer school hosted by MILAP FEST UK & trained under the legendary Guru Padmabhushan Kumudini lakhia in special aspects of Kathak.Rohini has performed solos at several dance festivals & as a lead dancer of Abhinava Dance Company, Rohini has travelled extensively performing at prestigious National and International events at USA, UK, AFRICA, UAE ,CHINA ,HONG KONG & other Far Eastern Countries.Rohini is a graded artist of Doordarshan, Bangalore & works as a rehearsal conductor & faculty member at abhinava Dance School Bangalore.

Their Awards include : 
“ Nrithya Choodamani “ 2016 conferred by the renowned Sri.Krishna Gana Sabha,Chennai.
“Karnataka Kalashri” 2011 - State level award conferred by Karnataka Sangeetha Nrithya Academy - Government of Karnataka. 
Kalavatamsa” - 2014 by Gokulam School of Music 
“Attendance Dance Couple”Award - 2013 by Ashish Mohan Khokar
“Drishti Puraskar”award 2012 constituted by Drishti Art Foundation 
"Sri Krishna Vittalanugraha Prashasthi" 2010 - Udupi Sri Krishna Mutt 
Recognition and commendation by Governor of Oklahoma & Mayor of Tulsa 2008
Recognition citation from Wayne State University , Michigan – USA : 2000

Credits : 

Program : RANG 
Duration : 90 mins
Choreography : Nirupama & Rajendra 
Music : Praveen D Rao,Pravin Ghodkindi 
Light Design : T.D.Rajendra
Dancers : Nirupama Rajendra
Rohini Prabhath
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Updated : 3:31 PM, 6 March 2017

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