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Unexpected Encounters With Beauty

Unexpected encounters with beauty Indian classical dance meets Western classical chamber music in Leela Dance Collective’s new collaborative work featuring Salastina Music Society and music by composers including Derrick Skye and Reena Esmail. “…an evening of rhythmic...

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Pallavi Phene

Pallavi Phene Pallavi Phene is a Technical Program Manager at Google and a student at Leela Academy. She is an athlete and creator at heart and loves playing sports, baking, and crafting. We spoke with Pallavi about why it’s important to her to support Leela...

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ReSound

ReSound A celebration of kathak dance featuring pop-up street performances and workshops, conceived and choreographed by Rina Mehta. “ ReSound came out of the pandemic. We wanted to revitalize our communities and our neighborhoods... to bring the joy of the dance to...

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The Collective

About Us “The Artistic Directors of Leela Dance Collective have chosen an ambitious mission, to honor ancient traditions and bring them forward, made relevant to the present. There is no question that they are successful.” — Mary Pat Cooney, LA Dance Chronicle Leela...

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Performances

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The Voice Within

About the Show The Voice Within features veteran kathak artist Seibi Lee in an intimate exploration of duality and paradox as encountered in the course of navigating personal and cultural identity. Lee renders two ancient stories in the traditional kathak style...

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Seema Kantak

Seema Kantak Seema Kantak, Ph.D., is Senior Vice President, Biologics & Biotherapeutics at Exelixis and is a scientist working in discovering new medicines for cancer. She lives in San Francisco with her husband Shreeraj, son Nishad, and daughter Inika. Seema...

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Madhuri Di

Madhuri deviBio Madhuri Devi was born in the winter of 1950. Her exact date of birth is not known. She was born in Muzaffarpur, Bihar and came to Kolkata at the age of 7 or 8. Her father played the tabla as an accompanist to Baijis in Bowbazar, the place where several...

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Ravi Tilak

Ravi Tilak Ravi Tilak is the Founder and President of Almex USA, Inc., the worldwide leader in metallurgical plants and process equipment supply. He is a scholar of ancient Indian literature relating to the mythology, theology and the sciences within Hindu and Sufi...

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