Leela Dance Collective’s repertoire represents the breadth and depth of kathak, classical dance from North India, and amplifies the voices of a new generation of female artists. Through traditional works, cross genre collaborations, and cutting edge choreography, Leela Dance Collective is making kathak dance relevant for modern-day audiences.
A sensational kathak and tap collaboration created and choreographed by Rina Mehta, Rachna Nivas, Michelle Dorrance, and Dormeshia
Son of the Wind
A dance ballad based on India’s ancient epic, the Ramayana
Artistic Direction: Seibi Lee, Rachna Nivas, and Rina Mehta
A breathtaking display of kathak dance featuring the innovative repertoire of legendary kathak artist Pandit Chitresh Das
A three-day festival featuring a new generation of artists and tradition bearers who bring a contemporary voice and
new dimension to North Indian classical dance and music