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Kathak Dance Performance by the East-West School of Dance *

Sat, Jul 02

8:00 PM

Admission $20 / members $15 / included for overnight guests

Dynamic Kathak Dance in celebration of Ananda Ashram’s 58th Anniversary:
Pandit S.N. Charka presents his charming senior dancer Pooja Bharadwaj from the East-West School of Dance.
With live music by Naren Budhakar - Tabla, Indro Roy-Chowdhury - Sitar, and Deepak Kumar - Vocal.

Preceded by Meditation Program beginning at 7:00 PM (by donation).

Pandit Satya Narayana Charka is a distinguished Kathak dance performer, choreographer and teacher of international acclaim. His gurus include Pandit R.K. Shukla, Pandit Shambhu Maharaj, Shrimati Maya Rao and Pandit Birju Maharaj. Pandit S.N. Charka has won many prestigious awards, including first place in the All-India Dance Competition. Since the early 1970s, he has presented numerous traditional dance recitals as well as dance dramas, bringing myth to life for today's audiences. Since 1981, he has been the director of the East-West School of Dance based at Ananda Ashram, along with teaching activities in the wider New York metropolitan area and performing internationally.