Highlights

Divyarasa: Divine Love

A NRITANJALI PRODUCTION

Photography by Pratap Kumar

Dr.Kanniks Kannikeswaran's KRISHNA: The Joy of Living

Captured Moments

Photographer: Pratap Kumar

Nritanjali's Nartana Malika: "Dancing Daughters"

Vocational trainings provided by our team of experts.

Media Coverage: Asianet News Broadcast

 

Featured Speakers:

Sri Madurai R. Muralidharan

Sri Thampy Antony

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September 16th, 2018:

Nritanjali Performing Arts presented “Nartana Malika - Dancing Daughters”, directed by Smt. Bindu Pratap, at James Logan Center for Performing Arts. It was an evening showcasing the rich culture and beauty of two divine South Indian Classical art forms, Bharatanatyam and Mohiniyattam! 
There were so many exciting and unique pieces lined up showing the celebration of daughters through dance, with the core theme focusing on women empowerment, covering many issues like child trafficking, assault, and domestic abuse, issues that are very close to my heart. Working on the choreo for these pieces have been so overwhelming and this was our humble attempt to create a spotlight on these acts of violence against women that have been prevalent in this world since the beginning of time. 
I’m so grateful to be a part of this show and am so thankful to have my mom as my Guru and my role model, someone who is always pushing the boundaries of story-telling through classical dance with her brilliant choreography and her quick and powerful thinking. Thanks to my dad for always being our backbone, always giving our shows beautiful light effects and taking care of all the logistics to make sure everything runs smoothly! 
Thanks to everyone for joining our efforts to support rebuilding Kerala! 

 

This show was dedicated to Kerala, our motherland, to support the flood relief efforts after one of nature’s deadliest floods wreaked havoc in Kerala, South India. The unprecedented flood had taken away close to 400 lives, hard earnings, people’s homes and loved ones. The upcoming months were crucial for Kerala’s recovery! The amount collected from tickets, apart from expenses, was directed​ to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund for Kerala. 

Samanya - Unity - 2016

                  Dance Fundraiser Show                     Nritanjali Dance Academy and Voice of A Child

OCTOBER 22, 2016

Jain Temple

Milpitas, CA

Nritanjali's "Dakshina" - Principal Dancer

Production - 2016

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        James Logan High School                Union City, CA

 

YoungArts Week - National Finalist 

2016: NewWorld Center

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Miami,Fl

"Sahanartana"

2015: Cubberley Theatre

Production
Principal dancer Mohiniyattam
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Palo Alto, CA

Dr.Kanniks Kannikeswaran's "Indus Spirit"

2015: International Production

Duet with world-renowned dancer and choreographer, Revanta Sarabhai 

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TiECon World Conference, CA

 

India's Republic Day Celebration

Represented Indian Consulate by being invited to perform by the Consulate General of India

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ICC , Milpitas, CA

 

Arangetram

Sept. 27, 2014: 3 hour Solo Repertoire

Heritage Theatre

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Campbell, CA

Guruvayur Temple

2014: 2 hour Solo Repertoire

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Kerala, India

Thyagaraja International Dance Festival

2014: Invited to perform an hour long solo repertoire
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Cleveland, OH

Thyagaraja International Dance Competition

2013: 1st place Winner of International Bharathanatyam Dance Competition

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Cleveland, OH

Asha For Education 

2013: Images of India Fundraiser for Asha Foundation

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Berkeley University, San Jose, CA

OSAAT (One School At A Time) Fund Raiser Dance Competitions

2009-2013

Supporting OSAAT Fund Raiser Events since 2009

Bharathanatyam, Mohiniyattam, & Contemporary Styles

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San Jose, CA

"One In Eleven"

2012: Theatrical Dance Production

Mohiniyattam

Fundraiser for Chinmaya Mission

Flint Theatre

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San Jose, CA

St.James Apostle Catholic Church

2012: Fundraising Event

Thematic Presentation

Chief Guest: Mayor of Hayward

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Hayward, CA

Guru Madhurai R. Muralidharan's Sense Beyond

2011: International Theatrical Dance Production

Ohlone Theater

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Fremont, CA

Asianet - Suprabhatham TV Show

2010: Broadcasted performances and exlusive interview in Malayalam by Asianet, a leading Indian TV channel network

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Trivandrum, Kerala

India

World Arts West : Ethnic Dance Festival

2009: Youngest soloist in their 30 year history

Palace of Fine Arts

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San Francisco, CA

 

 

2009 - KHNA National Competition

1st place in both Mohiniyattam and Bharatanatyam

Los Angeles, CA

 

 

2007 - Asianet's North American Talent Festival

Chicago, IL

 

 

2007 - Bay Area Tri-City Talent Show 

Fremont, CA

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