The Around The World Performance Series continues at Stepping Stones Museum in Norwalk.
This week we will focus on on India, with a visit from Classical Indian Dancer, Anindita Nanda -- Saturday, January 12th, from 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Anindita Nanda – Experience Indian dance, music and culture during a fun and interactive workshop.
Arunodhaya Dance Academy – Watch students perform traditional Indian dances.
Anindita, a danseuse par excellence is a rare combination of dancer, classical vocalist, choreographer, teacher & scholar. She is an accomplished artist of the Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra gharana of dancing and is a known name with in the Odissi genre. She has a Masters in Indian (Odissi style) Classical Dance from Chandigarh University and Bachelors in Hindustani Classical Vocal from ABGMM, Mumbai, India. She has been learning, performing and teaching Odissi classical dance and Hindustani Vocal and light music, semi-classical, folk and contemporary dances for over two decades in India and currently in the USA, where she lives at present.
Anindita's dance has the excellent blend of sensuous movement , graceful stances and strong defined footwork with absolute control of the rhythm and space. The elaborate choreography’s, fluidity of her movements and intrinsic foot works are trademark of her performances and her creations.