Rhythmotion

Annexure

List of important performances

2016

Croatia Dance Tour 2016 – Bharatanatyam Kathak Contemporary Dance

  • 29th April – City Theatre Gandusio Rovinj for World Dance Day and ETNOFilm Festival 8pm to 9:30pm
  • 2nd 3rd 4th May – School for Ballet and Rhythmics Zagreb
  • 5th May – Kazaliste Tresnje Zagreb
  • 7th 8th May – Zagreb Dance Centre
  • 13th 14th May – “Silent Killer” Direction: Maja Drobac Zagreb Dance Centre

 

  • Rakshisu Nammananavarata – Bharatanatyam dance feature at Seva Sadan Auditorium, Bangalore 23rd Jan 2016
  • Rakshisu Nammananavarata – Exclusive preview for the hearing and speech impaired students of  The Sheila Kothavala Institute for the Deaf, 9th Jan 2016

2015

  • Kathak Sarita – Keshava Kalpa Auditorium, Bangalore 15th Oct 2015
  • Kathak Sarita – Venugopalaswamy temple 29th Aug 2015
  • Ashtalakshmi Narasimha – Bharatanatyam dance feature, Ramanuja Samskriti Bhavana, Bengaluru 2nd Aug 2015
  • Hello Bengaluru – Contemporary dance and Martial Arts, J N Tata Auditorium, Bengaluru, 27th June 2015
  • Kathak Dhara Nritya Kaumudi and World Dance Day 2015, Shimoga 26th April 2015
  • Kannada Film Festival Award Ceremony, Mysore March 2015

2014

  • Kathak Dhara: Malleswaram Association, Bangalore 30th Dec 2014
  • Kathak Dhara:  Margazhi Mahotsav, Bharath Kalachar, Chennai 3rd Dec 2014
  • Bharatanatyam: “Rakshisu Nammananavarata” for Carnival of Classical Choreography, Paramparaa, Bangalore 1st Dec 2014
  • Contemporary Dance:  “Aham…& Others” for PECDA, Rukmini Arangam, Kalakshetra Foundation, Chennai 21st Nov 2014
  • Contemporary Dance: “Together” for Geetha Nrithya Namana, a tribute to Guru Dr.Maya Rao, ADA Ranga Mandira, Bangalore 30th Sept 2014
  • Contempoary dance: “Together” for Nitya Nritya Dance Festival at the National Gallery of Modern Art, Bangalore 28th Sept 2014
  • Contemporary Dance: “Silent Killer” in association with ICCR and NGMA at the National Gallery of Modern Art, Bangalore 23rd Aug 2014
  • Contemporary Dance: “Silent Killer” in aid of AIDS infected children of MILANA in collaboration with Maja Drobac, Croatia and ICCR at Alliance Franciase de Bangalore 27th July2014
  • Contemporary Dance “Spartacus” , ADA Ranga Mandira, Bangalore 27th June 2014
  • Contemporary Dance “Yatra” for World Dance Day, Alliance Francaise de Bangalore 27th 2014
  • Bharatanatyam and Kathak at Kannada Bhavana, Bangalore 18th April, 2014
  • Contemporary and folk dance by hearing and speech impaired students of SKID, Bangalore 1st march 2014

2013

  • Bharatanatyam for Rasa Sanje Dance Festival, ADA Ranga Mandira, Bangalore 21st Dec 2013
  • Kathak at Payyanur Kerala 11th Oct 2013
  • Chalana-Dance for a Cause, Classical & Contemporary Dance Festival Alliance Francaise de Bangalore 27th Sept 2013
  • Contemporary Dance for Nitya Nritya Dance Festival 2013, Devraj Urs Bhavan Auditorium, Bangalore 14th Sept 2013

USA tour – May 2013

Boston, MA  

  • ·         Triveni School of Dance Studio 2nd May
  • ·         Sri Lakshmi Temple 5th May

Irvine, CA

University of California, Irvine 6th – 10th May

San Diego, CA

50th Anniversary of Centre for World Music & Related Arts 11th May

San Jose, CA

  • ·         Hindu Cultural and Community Centre, Livermore 12th May
  • ·         Hoover Theatre, Near San Jose Rose Gardens 12th May

Maryland, MD

  • Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 2013 Observance Event organized by the Asia Heritage Foundation and US Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District 21st May
  • Nritya Sandhya @ NatyaBhoomi, Potomac 23rd May

  • Kathak: Brahan Natyanjali Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu 15th March 2013
  • Ananya Arogyadhara Dance Festival, Bangalore 13th April 2013
  • Contemporary dance Yatra – River of Life Unnati Centre, Bangalore 11th Feb 2013
  • Bharatanatyam: Dashavatara Kanakapura 26th Jan 2013
  • Kathak: Cuttack Mahotsav 2013, Odisha 6th Jan 2013

2012

  • Bharatanatyam:  Nadaneerajanam, Tirupathi temple 30th Dec 2012
  • Bharatanatyam:  Mamallapuram Dance Festival 27th Dec 2012
  • Flight from the Shadow – a contemporary dance production by Rhythmotion Dance Company at Museum Theatre, Chennai organized by Prakriti Foundation 25th August 2012
  • Bharatanatyam: Nitya Nritya Nupura Dance Festival at Ravindra Kalakshetra, Bangalore 19th August 2012
  • Kathak Jhoolan Yatra – celebrating 25years of Natya at PESIT auditorium, Bangalore 14th July 2012
  • Kathak World Dance Day Celebrations 2012 at ADA Rangamandira, Bangalore 30th April 2012
  • “Garland of Seasons” Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore 22nd April 2012
  • “Sarvam Shivam” – solo Bharatanatyam,  MPL Shastry Sabhangana, organized by MES Kalavedi, Bangalore 21st April 2012
  • Kathak Nrithya Utsav 2012, Dakshina Murthy Auditorium, Chennai 10th March 2012
  • Bharatanatyam : Natyanjali Festival, Chidambaram 20th Feb 2012
  • Kathak:  Mayura Natyanjali Festival, Mayiladuthurai 19th Feb 2012
  • Gopikonmada, a Kathak feature at the Raj Bhavan, Bangalore 1st Oct 2011 and at Suchitra Film Society, Bangalore 12th Jan 2012

2011

  • Kathak & Bharatanatyam: “Nrityasari”-  Bhakti Kalakshetra  Iskcon, Mumbai 25th Dec 2011
  • Bharatanatyam: “Nrityollasa” –  The Mysore Association, Mumbai 24th Dec 2011
  • Margam- solo Bharatanatyam by Chitra Arvind at Seva Sadan 14th August 2011
  • Yatra-River of Life, solo contemporary dance by Chitra Arvind at SPACES, Chennai and NINASAM,Shimoga on 29th Nov and 2nd Dec 2011
  • The Confluence Indian Classical & Contemporary dance by Rhythmotion Dance Company organized by ICCR & Dept of Kannada & Culture at Yavanika, Nrupatunga road, Bengaluru, June 3rd 2011
  • Nrityasari traditional Kathak duet and group recital at Seva Sadan auditorium, Bengaluru organized by the Rhythmotion Trust & Kalpana Dance academy, 15th May 2011
  • Vachana Viabhava in Kathak style at Ravindra Kalakshetra, Bengaluru organized by the Dept of Kannada & Culture 6th May 2011
  • Shringara Nayika (Ashtanayika Bheda) in Bharatanatyam style at Padmini Rao Parampara, Bengaluru organized by Ponniah Lalithkala Academy 9th April 2011
  • Chimeras – an adaptation of Shashi Deshpande’s short stories presented by Version One Dot Oh! in association with Rhythmotion Dance Company and Syrinx on March 25th, 26th and 27th 2011 at Jagriti Theatre, Varthoor Road, Bengaluru, April 15th,16th & 17th Alliance Francaise, May 17th & 18th at Rangashankara, Bengaluru
  • Silent Killer photography-dance work in progress based on HIV/AIDS at Koshy’s restaurant, St. Marks Road on 24th March 2011 7pm. Choreography- Chitra Arvind, Dancer-Maja Drobac from Croatia, Photography- Srikanth Kollari
  • Indian Classical, folk and Contemporary dance by Rhythmotion Dance Company organized by The Lion’s Club International Awards Ceremony, at Sai Sadanam Auditorium, Koramangala, Bengaluru Feb 20th 2011
  • Contemporary dance Yatra-River of Life at Alliance Francaise, Bengaluru for the YCP Attakkalari Bienniel Festival on Feb 2nd 2011
  • Indian Classical and Contemporary dance by Rhythmotion Dance Company organized by The Kalapremi Foundation in association with the Rhythmotion Trust at Seva Sadan Auditorium, Bengaluru 23rd Jan 2011

2010

  • Chalana’10 – bienniel festival of Indian Classical & Contemporary dance at ADA Rangamandira, J C Road, Bengaluru on 11th Dec 2010
  • Rani Abbakka – Queen of Spices organized by Karnataka Nrityakala Parishath at Ravindra Kalakshetra, J C Road, Bengaluru 25th Jan 2011
  • Contemporary dance by Rhythmotion Juniors for Chinna Kala Nadam on at ADA Rangamandira, Bengaluru 5th July 2010
  • Contemporary dance at the Hockey Stadium, KSHA, for the Semi finals of Yediurappa Cup 19th June 2010
  • Conducted Bharatanatyam workshop – Varna (Choreographed by Chitra Arvind) from 20th to 30th May 2010 at Nupura
  • Choreoraphed for POGO MAD LIVE ’10 art and dance workshop, Chowdiah Memorial Hall, 25th, 26th and 27th May 2010
  • Contempoary Dance Nava Nritya for World dance day on at the Vasudevacharya Bhawana, Mysore 29th April 2010
  • Dasaavataar – a dance feature in Kathak style at Smriti Nandan Cultural centre, Bangalore organized by Ashvasan foundation 17th April 2010
  • Srishtikarta – The Maker an Indian contemporary dance piece based on Global Warming at Palace Grounds, Bangalore on 13th Jan 2010
  • Youth Vision – trends and concepts in Dance in Indian classical and contemporaray dance styles at The Ramanuja Samskriti Bhavana, 3rd Jan 2010

2009

  • Bharatanatyam solo Guru Smarane, organized by Nupura at The Khincha Auditorium, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan 19th Dec 2009
  • Kathak for Nrithya Neerajana – a festival of music and dance organized by Ananya at Sri Vani Education Centre 13th Dec 2009
  • Indian contemporary dance Spectrum for “Nitya Nritya” International dance day organized by Nupura school of dance at Chowdiah Memorial Hall 2nd May 2009

2008

  • Contemporary dance Scarabeji in collaboration with maja Drobac from Croatia for Dance Jathre 2008 at Chitra Kala Parishath 4th Oct 2008
  • The hearing impaired students trained by Chitra Arvind performed Indian contemporary dance at the Raj Bhavan in the presence of the honourable Governor of Karnataka as part of Gandhi Jayanthi celebrations 2nd Oct 2008
  • Kathak and Indian Contemporary dance at IIT Chennai for Golden FM, Golden Jubilee Celebrations 30th Nov 2008
  • Premiered Chalana-Dance for a Cause in aid of the Deaf Aid Society in Indian classical and contemporary dance styles at Ravindra Kalakshetra, Bangalore 9th August 2008
  • Srijana-Creativity in Contemporary dance idioms at Padmini Rao Parampara, a joint venture of Ponniah Lalithkala Academy and Karnataka Nritya Kala Parishath on 3rd August 2008
  • Bharatanatyam at the Alwar Kala Bhavana, Mysore, as part of the three day Sri Krishna Janmashtmi dance and music festival 31st August 2008
  • Performed Bharatnatyam for a video Kalasvaada on arts appreciation commissioned by the Sangeeta Nritya Academy March 2008

2001-2007

  • Bharatanatyam and Kathak as part of the eight day Music and Dance Festival Bhavanatsova-2007 organized by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan at the Khincha auditorium 22nd Nov 2007
  • Choreographed martial art sequences for well known theatre group Benaka for the play Romeo and Juliet commissioned by Ranga Shankara 27th 0ct 2007
  • Bhataranatyam and Kathak for Sangeetotsav festival at the Sri Venugopala krishnaswamy temple, Bangalore 18th Sept ’07
  • Bharatanatyam Kaladarshan, at the Raghava Kala Mandira, Bellary commissioned by Infosys Foundation and Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Bangalore 8th July 2006
  • Performed Surya Namaskar with well-known Bharatanatyam dance exponent Guru Smt. Vasundhara Doraiswamy from Mysore for South Zone performance, Chandana, Bangalore DD, telecast on 14th July 2006
  • Indian contemporary dance piece Walls of Time for World Dance Day 29th April 2006
  • Kathak recital telecast on Chandana, Bangalore DD 30th April as part of the Nupura Nada dance festival
  • Indian contemporary and classical dance for the All India Radio awards ceremony at Ambedkar Bhavan, Bangalore, 29th Dec 2004
  • Dashaavatar in Kathak style of dance, based on a work of Sri Purandharadasa, for the International Dance Alliance 11th December 2004 and for Iskon Brahmotsav April 2005
  • Indian Contemporary Dance piece titled Walls of Time based on a poem by Robert Frost, for the Bangalore Habba 7th December 2004
  • Invited Speaker for a Lecture and Demonstration on Nritta in Classical Dance and Contemporary Dance for the Karnataka Nritya Kala Parishat’s Silver Jubilee Celebrations 17th December 2004
  • Performed and assisted Guru Smt. Lalitha Srinivasan in Choreography of Nisha Vibhrama, co- sponsored by the Dept of Culture, Ministry of Human Resources, Govt of India, 19th June 2004
  • Indian contemporary dance for World Dance Day in Bangalore 16th June 2004
  • Bharatanatyam recital telecast as part of Nupura Nada festival on Chandana, Bangalore Doordarshan on 6th Feb 2004
  • Anga Bhava Expression through movement, for the Silver Jubilee festival of Nupura 30th Dec 2003
  • Trishala-power of a woman , contemporary dance commissioned by the Women’s Empowerment program Sept 2001

Performances abroad 1996-2002

  • Featured as a core contemporary dancer from India in a novel project- (h)interland, a web cast production from Bangalore to Greenwich in London from 28th to 30th Oct 2002
  • Black Box Teater, Oslo, Norway 21st and 22nd March 2002
  • Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, for the Spring Loaded festival from 17th to 19th April 2002
  • Bharatanatyam in the East and West Coast regions of USA as part of Nupura’s Nritya Karnataka tour from 30th March to 21st May 2001
  • Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre, Durban, South Africa 21st and 22nd August 2000
  • Choreographed for Flat Foot Dance Company, Durban, South Africa in August 2000
  • Munich, Germany for the Grobritannien festival 20th and 21st March 2000
  • Queen Elizabeth Hall, London 17th and 18th April 2000
  • Stavanger International Festival of Literature and Freedom of Speech, Norway from the 21st to 26th Sept 1999
  • International Dance Festival of Copenhagen, Denmark 20th April 1999
  • The Palladium, London 9th May 1999
  • Turkey 15th Oct 1998
  • Dubai 15th Aug 1998
  • Roveretto Festival in Italy in July 1998
  • Rotterdam Festival 12th May 1998
  • Victoria Theatre, Singapore 9th and 10th June 1997
  • Featured in a contemporary dance piece titled In Between featured on BBC 2, London, UK, Sept 1998
  • Astral Shadows at the Place Theatre, London, choreographed by Laurie Booth April 1998
  • Joyce Theatre, New York, USA from 30th April to 2nd May 1997
  • International Dance Festival at Helsinki in Finland in March 1997
  • Kassel, Germany in Oct 1996
  • Amsterdam and Belgium tour in March 1996

1985-1995

  • Performed in India as part of NIKC for the Soorya Festival, Hampi Festival and Chidambaram Festivals 1993, 94, 95
  • Kathak in Shimoga commissioned by the Dept of Kannada and Culture 28th Dec 1995
  • Represented Karnataka in the National Level Dance Competition held in Bhopal in the Kathak style of dance, 1994
  • Bharatanatyam at Ravaindra Kalakshetra, Bangalore organized by Mayura Nritya Niketan in 1985 & 1986