- Sunday, Mar 16 1:30 PM until Sunday, Mar 16 9:00 PM
- 207 Queens Quay W, Toronto, ON M5J 2G8
- Kala Nidhi Fine Arts of Canada
Celebrating 25 years of Kalanidhi in Canada, artistic director Sudha Khandwani presents four days of innovative, contemporary and exquisite classical Indian dancers from Canada, India and the United States.
9:30am – 1pm:
Symposium – New Directions in Indian Dance Inter-Country Panel Discussion
Panelists from the U.S., Mumbai, India, and England will join panelists in Toronto for a discussion of new trends in Indian dance from around the world.
This Symposium will be moderated by Rasesh Thakkar, who will give an account of the contribution of Sudha Khandwani through Kala Nidhi Fine Arts in the last 25 years and show video clips from Kala Nidhi Archives since 1993.
Please note: Symposium is accessible to remote locations. Check HERE
Tickets for this event are only $10!
KATHA SE KATHAK – Kathak solo
“The audience sat spellbound as she summed up the spin and came to an abrupt but graceful stop, deafening silence reverberated across the packed Town Hall for the first few minutes, only to end in thunderous applause.” – The Hindu – Mangalore
Janak Khendry Dance (Canada)
PARADISE LOST – Based on John Milton’s classic poem. The principal cast includes: Allen Kaeja, Eddie Kastrau, Kala Vageesan, Janak Khendry and Harikishan S Nair
“The production values of the piece are gorgeous. Khendry is a visual artist who designs his own costumes. The archangels are clothed in beautiful Indian silks, each in his own vibrant colour, which are modified versions of bharatanatyam garb. In contrast, Adam and Eve wear flesh-tone body suits to create the illusion of nakedness …With his background in bharatanatyam, the ancient dance style from South India, Khendry is well-versed in storytelling through mime and movement. The mime work here is so precise, the biblical subtext is always clear.” – Paula Citron, Globe and Mail Newspaper
When: Sunday, March 16, 2014
Where: Fleck Dance Theatre – Habourfront Centre
Time: 9:30am | 2:30pm
Tickets: $20-$35 | Festival Passes: $120 (Regular), $100 (Senior), $72 (Students)