14th American Natya Festival
April 7 @ 6:30 pm - April 9 @ 6:30 pm
Soorya Performing Arts, a not-for-profit organization devoted to Indian Classical Dance, Music, and Theater from India – Presents the 14th American Natya Festival. Bharathanatyam & Kathak Dance Guru – Mr. Prasanna Kasthuri is curating this event. This festival presents Indian classical dances. The performances include – Dance of Enchantress in Mohini Attam by Nrityakshetra from India; Rang in Kathak dance style – By Pallavi Degwekar from New Jersey, NJ; Dashavataraa – Bharathanatyam dance drama by Soorya Dance Company from Saint Louis, MO; Kumbhakonam, a Bharathanatyam Dance drama by Guru Vandana Arts Academy, from Louisville, Kentucky. Meera, a thematic Bharathanatyam solo by Sophia Salingaros from New York; Payana – a Journey through emotions – a Solo Thematic by Samanvita from Saint Louis. Naari – The woman – Her Multitude – Thematic Bharathanatyam by Ramya Kapadia from Knoxville, TN; Fiery Hand – a Bharathanatyam Dance Drama by Prasanna Kasthuri, Saint Louis, MO; Nritya Parva – A thematic Bharathanatya by Nartan Academy of Dance from Kansas. Shivoham – A thematic Bharathanatya by Dhirana Academy of Classical Dance from Arkansas; Fear Fusion – A young dance fusion by SLU Shakti from Saint Louis, Missouri; Beats of India – Showcasing of Folk Dances.