Dance Festival 2018

THE MUSIC ACADEMY MADRAS
Tel: 28112231, 28115162

DANCE FESTIVAL 2018

3rd to 9th January 2018

Mr. Mark W. Morris
Artistic Director and Choreographer,
Mark Morris Dance Group, New York

Chief Guest

Inaugurates

at the T.T.Krishnamachari Auditorium
The Music Academy, TTK Road, Chennai 600 014.
at 5.30 p.m. Wednesday, 3rd January 2018

Kum. Lakshmi Viswanathan
receives the award and the title of ‘Nritya Kalanidhi’

Date 10.00 a.m.– 11.15 a.m 11.30 a.m. -12.45 p.m. 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. 7.45 p.m.- 9.15 p.m.
03.01.2018
Wednesday
    Shijith Nambiar & Parvathy
Bharatanatyam
Leela Samson & Troupe
Bharatanatyam
04.01.2018
Thursday
Sudharma Vaidyanathan
Bharatanatyam
Ragini Chandrasekhar
Bharatanatyam
Praveen Kumar
Bharatanatyam
Kalakshetra
Maha Pattabishekam
05.01.2018
Friday
Christopher Guruswamy
Bharatanatyam
Lakshmi Parthasarathy Athreya
Bharatanatyam
Rama Vaidyanathan
Bharatanatyam
Sujata Mohapatra
Odissi
06.01.2018
Saturday
Parshwanath Upadhye
Bharatanatyam
Meenakshi Srinivasan
Bharatanatyam 
Alarmel Valli
Bharatanatyam
Vidha Lal / Abhimanyu Lal
Kathak
07.01.2018
Sunday
Dakshina Vaidyanathan
Bharatanatyam
Anwesha Das
Bharatanatyam
Malavika Sarukkai
Bharatanatyam
Neena Prasad
Mohiniyattom
08.01.2018
Monday
Meera Sreenarayanan
Bharatanatyam
Aishwarya Balasubramaniam
Bharatanatyam
Priyadarshini Govind
Bharatanatyam
Amrita Lahiri
Kuchipudi
09.01.2018
Tuesday
Bhavajan Kumar
Bharatanatyam
Anwesha Mahanta
Sattriya
Vaibhav Arekar
Bharatanatyam
Nrityagram
Odissi

 

Panel Discussions, Dance festival 2018

Date 8.30 a.m - 9.00 a.m 9.00 a.m - 10.30 a.m

January 5, Friday

Keynote address and launch by Mark Morris

Panel discussion on "The Bharatanatyam audience - expanding the appeal"
Panelists: Padma Subramanhyam, Anita Ratnam, Alarmel Valli, Ashish Khokar,
PC Ramakrishna (moderator)

Date 8.30 a.m - 10.00 a.m
January 6, Saturday

Panel discussion on "Nuances of Abhinaya"
Panelists: CV Chandrasekhar, Priyadarsini Govind, Malavika Sarukkai, Shridhar
Gowri Ramnarayan (moderator)

Date 8.30 a.m - 10.00 a.m
January 7, Sunday

Panel discussion on "Bharatanatyam in the social context"
Panelists: Lakshmi Viswanathan, Hema Rajagopalan, Rama Vaidyanathan, Arundhathi Subramaniam
Leela Venkatraman (moderator)