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FAMILY SATURDAY SERIES PRESENTS KATHAK INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


$5

Aakriti Kathak Academy presents a journey to North India through Indian classical music and dance. Kathak is a North Indian classical dance form which originated in Hindu temples to depict religious stories and later evolved to entertain the elites in royal courts. Kathak is known for its rhythmic footwork adorned with small bells, expressive facial and body movements, and fast spins.

Aakriti Kathak Academy founder and director, Dr. Kriti Rakesh, aims to preserve and share this historic culture with the community and youth. After growing up in India where she received her rigorous dance training, Dr. Rakesh has been teaching Kathak and performing in the Triangle since 2007. She has put on memorable dance performances for renowned artists such a Kavita Krishnamurthy, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik, and many others.

In this program, Dr. Rakesh with her team of Kathak dancers and musicians takes audiences on a journey to North India through dances that depict famous Hindu stories in dramatic expression, as well as dances that represent the modern art form with rhythmic footwork and graceful movements all set to melodic Hindustani music for a fully educational and delightful experience.

Details

Date:
March 2
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$5
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Website:
http://www.carolinatheatre.org/events/kathak-indian-classical-dance-0

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The Carolina Theatre of Durham
Phone:
9195603030
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Venue

The Carolina Theatre of Durham
308 W Morgan St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Phone:
(919) 560-3030
Website:
http://www.carolinatheatre.org