lasandhi duet

Past Performances

Šivovo Kolo Života (Prague, 2012)

Fiesta in Bratislava, Slovakia (2007, 2008)

choreography Prague Bollywood Festival (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)

Post Natyam Collective - "Meet the Goddess" show performed in Prague, Munich, Los Angeles and at the Other Festival in Chennai (Fall/Winter 2006)

Bollywood choreography - Dorky Park's "Big in Bombay" theater-dance production,premiere Schaubuehne Berlin, Germany (January 22, 2005) supported by Berliner Festspiele/Spielzeit Europa, Schaubuehne am Lehniner Platz,Schauspielhaus Wien and Teatro Communale Di Ferrara

Lasandhi- a South Asian/Contemporary Dance Company based in Boston, MA. Venues include:Holy Cross College, Worcester, MA; Green Street Studios, Cambridge, MA; Choreographers' Showcase, Providence, RI; Silk Road Gala, Boston, MA; Artbeat Festival, Somerville, MA; Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, Becket, MA

Aparna Sindhoor's Navarasa Theater- "Plantation Talas", premiered at Massachusetts College of Art and Design (March 2003)

Krystof Wodiczko's exhibit at Strangers: The First ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, International Center of Photography, New York City

Joan Jonas' "Lines in the Sand" - a multi-media performance at Gardner Museum, Boston (Documenta XI) (November 2002)

Dance Theater of Nepal - showcasing the dance traditions of Nepal in New York City (2002-2004)

Vallabhatta Brussels - Kalaripayat demonstrations in Belgium (2001)

Bharat Natyam in performance

Valabhatta Semaine Indienne, Urban Nomads Project (Brussels, Belgium) Duncan Center, Svandovo Divadlo/Natyanjali, Divadlo ABC/Koncert Zbrani, RFERL (all in Prague, Czech Republic) Klub za Zrkadlom (Bratislava, Slovakia) International Music Day (Kathmandu, Nepal) Natya, Triveni (Cambridge, MA) Shakti (Los Angeles, CA)

"Breathe" a modern/acrobatic dance composition choreographed by Jodi Allen premiered at Harvard University (April 2003)

"My World" Kalaripayat/Bharat Natyam composition choreographed by Padma Kumar, Darpana Academy for the Performing Arts, Ahmedabad, India (Spring 1998)

Choreographic consultant for Deborah Fortson's Tempest Production Body and Sold - a play about forced prostitution in South Asia at the Boston Pilgrim Theater, Boston (May 2003)

Choreographer/dancer "Ratonality" a media/performance collage premiered at Yale University (February 2003), performed at MIT (April 2003)

Co-director, choreographer of Bollyspace - Bollywood Interactive Dance Technologies Performance MIT2 Conference, MIT, Cambridge, MA (May 2002)

Choreographer/dancer "Ashapurna Ankha" - a media/performance collage on Nepal's Maoist conflict for Ummid MIT, Cambridge, MA (April 2002), AIGA Boston/ATE Massaging Media Conference at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA (November 2002), and at Yale University (February 2003)

Choreographer/dancer for "Mha Kasaree Udhaune Abha?" - a media/performance contemplation on the Nepal's Royal Family at the Gardner Museum, Boston (November 2002) and at Yale University (February 2003)

Choregraphy of "de-mystifications" - Bharat Natyam media/dance collage for Harvard University Dancer's Viewpointe II Spring Concert, Cambridge, MA (March 2002), Harvard University Arts First Festival (May 2003)

Dancing Cultures - Study in the Languages of Movement in Kandy, Sri Lanka (1999)

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