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9th American Natya Festival

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From Saturday, April 29, 2017
To Sunday, April 30, 2017

Event Location: Clayton High School Auditorium, #1, Mark Twain Circle, St. Louis, MO 63105Clayton High School Auditorium, #1, Mark Twain Circle, St. Louis, MO 63105
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9th American Natya festival brings the best of Indian classical dances. This year, it is presenting only Dance Dramas. This is the very first time such an event is occurring in the country.

We will be presenting 12 major dance drama productions, lasting 60 - 70 minutes each, spanning themes across mythology, history and social issues. Each dance drama reflects the story of humanity

Following Dance Dramas presented by reputed Gurus of USA

These are Romantic, Comedy, Tragedy, Spiritual, Historical and Contemporary dance production totally created by Indian artists in USA. This festival signifies the growth of Indian performing arts in USA by Indian Immigrants. These are fabulous presentations. Come and Enoy
1.Subhadra Parinaya choreographed by Prasanna Kasthuri from St. Louis in Bharathanatyam style
2.Geetha Govinda choreographed by Deepthi Mukund from Washington DC in Bharathanatyam style -
3.AMRAPALI choreographed by Sethuraman Madhu from Dallas in Bharathanatyam style
4.Shakuntala choreographed by Shobha Subramanyam from Baltimore in Bharathanatyam style
5.Murugan choreographed by Sudha Chandrasekar from Detroit in Bharathanatyam style
6.Shyaama choreographed by Nandini Mandal from Philadelphia in Rabindra Nartan style
7.Dhruva (An Indian re-work of Lion King) choreographed by Chitra Ramaswamy from New Jersey in Neo-Bharathanatyam style
8.Krishna Parijatham choreographed by Rathna Kumar from Houston in style
9.Purandaradasa choreographed by Shridhar & Akhila from San Antonio & New Jersey in Bharathanatyam style
10.Rama Eshwara choreographed by Asha Adiga from Chicago in Bharathanatyam style
11.Shad Ripu choreographed by Shambhavi Vazhe from Los Angeles in Kathak style
12.Gandhi choreographed by Mythili Kumar from San Francisco in Modern Indian style

Number artists performing on Stage on all three days: 290

Amerian Natya Idol - a National Level Dance competition is happening. Compete and win $2000 worth of prizes.

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