A celebration of kathak dance featuring pop-up street performances and workshops, conceived and choreographed by Rukhmani Mehta.

“ ReSound came out of the pandemic. We wanted to revitalize our communities and our neighborhoods… to bring the joy of the dance to audiences… and to uplift our own spirits.”

– Rukhmani Mehta, interview with San Francisco Classical Voice

ReSound - Highlights, Los Angeles
ReSound - Union Square, San Francisco (1)
ReSound - Union Square, San Francisco (2)
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About ReSound

ReSound: Kathak in the Streets is a celebration of kathak dance featuring pop-up street performances and workshops to educate and inspire audiences of all ages. Conceived and choreographed by Rukhmani Mehta (previously Rina Mehta), this outdoor series was created in response to the global pandemic as a way to nourish local communities with live art and share the joy of kathak with audiences across California. The ReSound premiere offered 12 free performances and 9 workshops over the course of 10 days at a variety of iconic locations including Union Square and Japantown Peace Plaza in San Francisco, and Grand Park and Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade in Los Angeles. This festival-style work is highly customizable and can compliment one of LDC’s larger productions. ReSound is ideal for community and neighborhood engagement strategies, as well as world music and dance festivals.

Booking Information: Carrie Jennings, Company Manager | | 775.560.2598
Run Time: 30 minutes
Cast: 4 dancers
Concept & Choreography:
Rukhmani Mehta
Recorded Music: Pandit Chitresh Das

What Audiences Are Saying

Resound was both exhilarating and inspiring to watch. In the midst of a crowded shopping street, everything stopped for a moment while the artists exploded in sound and color… This community experience of watching kathak with strangers was badly needed after living through the isolation of the pandemic…”

– Deepa, audience member

It was such a fun and relaxed environment, and a great way for my husband and I to enjoy live performance while also spending quality time with our daughter at our favorite neighborhood park.

– Annie, audience member

ReSound Touring History

***Upcoming Series at UCLA Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month TBA***
Westfield Topanga Mall –
Diwali Performance and Diya Dance with Audience, Canoga Park, CA
Namaste Spiceland
– Holi Performance Series, Thousand Oaks, CA
Culver City Steps
– Performance, Culver City, CA
Town Plaza
– Performance, Culver City, CA
Diaz Studio
– “The Indian Avatars” Workshop, Culver City, CA
Oak Canyon Community Park
– Performance and “Kathak Karnival,” Oak Park, CA
Memorial Park
– Performance and Reception, Pasadena, CA
Third Street Promenade
– Performance, Santa Monica, CA
Electric Lodge
– “From Sensuality to Spirituality” Workshop, Venice, CA
The Village
– Performance, Woodland Hills, CA
Grand Park
– Performance, Los Angeles, CA
Evolution Studios
– “Bare Feet Beats” Workshop, Hollywood, CA
The Vault
– “Before Bollywood” Workshop, Pasadena, CA
Japantown Peace Plaza
– Performance, San Francisco, CA
Snow Park
– Performance and “Rhythm & Rhyme” Workshop, Oakland, CA
UC Berkeley Sproul Plaza
– Performance and “Bare Feet Beats” Workshop, Berkeley, CA
Union Square
– Performance and “Movement, Music & Meditation” Workshop, San Francisco, CA

ReSound Community Partnerships

A More Balanced World
Asia Society of Southern California
East West Players
India Association Los Angeles
Indian Film Festival Los Angeles
Los Angeles International Music and Arts Academy
Los Angeles Telegu Association
Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Skirball Center



Dance Studios
Aspire Studios
Choros Charas
DC Dance
Electric Lodge
Evolution Studios
Levy Dance Studio
Mahea Uchiyama Center for International Dance
The Vault

Beauty Bar
Blick Art Supplies
Kamini Music
Planet Beauty
Queen’s Nail
Via Floreal
Village Well Books & Cofee
We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym
Westfield Topanga

Chicas Tacos
Coffee and Plants
Crave Cafe
Delight Pastry Cafe
Fifty-One Kitchen
Honey’s Kettle
Indian Grill
Juice Holick
Kanda Ramen
Kismat Indian Grill
Mignon Chocolate
Mountain Mike’s pizza
Namaste Spice Land
Pho 84
Tantra Indian Restaurant
The Curious Palate
United Paleteria y Neveria

LA County Arts Commission
Leela Dance Collective

23650 Community Street
Los Angeles, CA 91304
P: 323.457.4522


Carrie Jennings, Company Manager

P: 775.560.2598

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