School of Indian Classical Odissi Dance
A multimedia dance ballet
Nrityalaya presented a dance ballet depicting the ideology of the Indian freedom fighter Mahatma Gandhi. While it premiered in the U.S., the troupe traveled to India and South Africa in subsequent years to perform and honor Gandhi's legacy and his work towards civil rights and freedom.
Team Members: Neha Agarwal, Pallavi Das, Neeraja Balachander, Sanchari Ghosh, Aditi Kolhekar, Maanasi Mistry, Shipra Mehrotra, Sreya Mitra, Anjana Mohanty, Neeta Pal, Kosha Parekh, Ushma Patel and the Guru, accompanied by Mamta Kukreti and Krishna S. Murti
Performances in the U.S.
Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center
51 Mannakkee St, Rockville, Maryland 20850
December 2007 - January 2008
Chennai, Pondicherry, New Delhi
Media from the Trip
Article featured in The Hindu