Cultural Sunday: Introduction to the Classical Dance Styles of South Asia

Lecture Series

Sunday, April 18, 2021

5:00PM - 6:00PM


Join International House as we partner with Kalapriya Center for Indian Performing Arts for the Cultural Sundays Series. For this program, join us for a professional demonstration and discussion of four major classical dance forms of India.

Bharatanatyam, the oldest classical dance form, originated in the temples of Tamil Nadu in South India

Kathak is traditionally attributed to the traveling bards of ancient northern India known as Kathakars or storytellers.

Odissi is also an ancient Indian classical dance that originated in the temples of the eastern coastal state of Orissa.

Kuchipudi originated in a village named Kuchipudi in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

Registration is required | Suggested Donation $15

This program is cosponsored by the International House Global Voices Program and Kalapriya Center for Indian Performing Arts.