Kala Ghoda Arts Festival 2014: Must See Dance Performances This Year


Kala Ghoda Arts Festival is the best time to witness India's varied art forms right here in Mumbai. Here are some of the not-to-be-missed dance performances at the festival this year. Dance Performances Venue: Cross Maidan Yudh : Three Perspectives and One Truth : A performance by Bharata Natyam exponent Savitha Sastry. When : Saturday; Feb 1st; 7:50-8:50pm Performance by Terence Lewis' Contemporary Dance Company When : Saturday, Feb 1st; 9:00-9:30pm Nalacharitham : A performance by veteran Kalamandalam Shri Balasubramanian. When : Monday, Feb 3rd, 8:15-9:00pm Hip Hop Performance : By Fictitious Group When : Monday, Feb 3rd, 9:15-9:35pm Wonkot : A contemporary dance theater piece based on the parable 'Elephant in a Dark Room' by Rumi. When : Tuesday, Feb 4th, 7:30-8:00pm Kathak performance : By Padmashree winner Shovana Narayan When : Tuesday, Feb 4th, 9:00-10:00pm Nritya Samagamam : A performance by Sangeet Natak Academy awardees Aruna Mohanty (Odissi) and Deepti Omchery Bhalla (Mohini Attam). When : Thursday, Feb 6th, 7:45-8:30pm Momentum : A contemporary dance choreographed by Richard D'Costa of The Richard's Academy of Dance and Arts. When : Saturday, Feb 8th; 6:10-6:40pm Kineaesthetics in Odissi : A unique performance by Guru Jhelum Paranjape and her disciple Ankur Ballal. When : Saturday, Feb 8th; 7:30-8:00pm Pung Cholom : Maha Raas and other group performances involving dance, acrobatics and skillful coordination, by artistes of Manipuri Jagoi Marup. When : Saturday, Feb 8th; 8:50-10:00pm A Contemporary Fusion : Performance by Colleana Shakta, featuring Arabic, Persian and Mughal elements. When ; Sunday, Feb 9th; 6:40-6:55pm Sampradayam : By Mallika Sarabhai When : Sunday, Feb 9th; 7:00-8:00pm Also Check Out: Dance Workshop exploring - In the transition of the dance from the temple to the stage has the art lost out to the artist? A workshop by veterans Aruna Mohanty (Odissi) and Deepti Omchery Bhalla (Mohini Attam) When : Friday, Feb 7th; 11:30am-1:00pm Where : Artist's Centre The Art of Flamenco: A lecture and demonstration featuring international dancers. When : Sunday, Feb 9th; 3:00-5:00pm Where : ICIA Gallery Performances of the Kachhi Ghodi folk dance from Rajasthan performed by men in elaborate mirror-work costumes mounted on dummy horses. When : Jan 1st-9th; 5:00-9:00pm Where : Rampart Row Street Festival Enjoy food as much as dance? Check out fun foodie workshops at the Kalaghoda Arts festival this year. Find not-to-be-missed theatre performances at KGAF 2014 here. For highlights of the dance, music and other cultural events at Kala Ghoda Arts Festival 2014 check out our post here. If you enjoy festivals, you might also enjoy reading our latest travel post on Ragasthan.

MumbaiMag HQ

MumbaiMag HQ
Editors at MumbaiMag.com