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Anuradha Nag

Founder & Artistic director at Tarangini School of Kathak Dance

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San Francisco, United States

Anuradha Nag is the Founder and artistic director of Tarangini School of Kathak Dance.The school was established in 1992 in the San Jose,Bay Area (www.taranginischoolofkathak.org ).The name was coined by the legendary maestro Pandit Birju Maharaj -ji.
She had her initial training from Nataraj Parimal Krishna and later from veteran gurus - the legendary Padmavibhushan Pandit Birju Maharaj and his foremost disciple Pandit Vijai Shankar. She advanced her training in Abhinaya for Padmabhushan Smt. Kalanidhi Narayanan.
Received the "Sringarmani" award from the Sur Singar Samsad, Mumbai. Before moving to the US she was an empanelled artist for the Sangeet Natak Akademi as well as the Indian Council of Cultural Relations.
She had the privilege of working with great gurus and choreographers such as Pt. Birju Maharaj, Smt. Kumudini Lakhia, Smt. Kalanidhi Narayanan and Prof. Deitmar Seyffert of Germany.
Anuradha’s dance academy offers the next generation a rare opportunity to learn a traditional Indian art form in a contemporary setting, while nurturing the discipline and presentation skills associated with such a rigorous art.
She is spreading this art form through her teaching beyond the Bay Area to the states of Washington and Ohio. Teaching and creating is her passion.Students at Tarangini also get to take workshops under Pt. Birju Maharaj, Smt. Kumudini Lakhia, Pt. Vijai Shankar and Sapna Saswati Sen..

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Founder & Artistic director

Tarangini School of Kathak Dance  |  California, United States

September, 1992 - Present

-Organised "A magical evening of Kathak dance" with the legendary Pt. Birju Maharaj , Saswati Sen and troupe and the tabla maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain (1995,1999, 2001,2003,2005,2008,2012) and in 1997 with Pt. Vijai Ghate on the tabla..
-Conducted workshops at the Kuopio Dance and Music Festival, Finland.
-Guest speaker at the UC Santa Cruz, Cultural Anthropology , Prof Annapurna Pandey's class
conducting lecture and demonstration on " Bollywood's influence on Kathak" and teaching students the basics of Kathak.
- Guest speaker at Religion of India Initiative,Department of Religious studies at UC Davis.
-Speaker at the 3rd international Kathak Festival in Chicago.
-Two of Anuradha's choreographed dance pieces were show cased at the 3rd International Kathak Festival.
-Her choreography was presented at the 35th Ethnic Dance Festival in San Francisco.
- Anuradha worked with Deepti Gupta in one of her project "Quanta' which was produced by Dance Theater Workshop and the Danspace Project, New York and also performed at the Canada Dance Festival.
-Guest speaker and show cased Kathak at De Anza community college's Philosophy class..
-Lecture demonstration at the Evergreen Valley community college.
-Presented company dancers to show case Kathak for the Ethnic Studies Department at the Mills College
-Taught and choreographed at all levels at the Padatik Dance Center in Kolkata, India.
-Worked at Manovikas Kendra, Kolkata for five years with mentally challenged children giving them the joy through dance.
-Worked with under privileged children at IPER , Kolkata.
-Did collaborated work with Bhartnatyam exponent Vidhya Subramanian(at the Asian Pacific Arts series in SF), Indumati Ganesh, Deepa Mahadevan, Kuchipudi exponent Jyothi Lakkaraju, Odissi exponent Niharika Mohanty, Mohiniattyam exponent Bindu Pratap and Abhinaya Dance Company of San Jose..
-Anuradha's company dancers and herself have worked in Ramachandran Muralidaran's production"Sense Beyond".

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