Entries by Monica

Annual Dance Performance 2023

You're invited! Shakti School of Bharata Natyam Annual Dance Performance 2023 Sunday April 30, 2023,  3:00pm James Armstrong Performing Arts Center 3330 Civic Center Dr, Torrance, CA 90503 The joyous event celebrates the vitality of Bharata Natyam dance and is an important opportunity for the students to practice, rehearse and perform. Join us. Tickets available at door.

Maha Shivaratri 2023

Saturday, February 18, 2023 We celebrate Mahashivaratri with a gift of what we love best—offerings of Bharata Natyam dance by Shakti students at temples across southern California. Chinmaya Mission Los Angeles. Tustin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_scx286njFoValley Hindu Temple. Northridge https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fsOzkcbhsDsMalibu Hindu Temple. Calabasas https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cV9e7YCb_4QSri Panchamukha Hanuman Temple. Torrance https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AtQFDsC8NMwSiva Kameswari Temple. Costa Mesa https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fz7GictwcMg View the complete gallery of...

Viji Prakash-Lifetime Achievement Award

Viji Prakash-Lifetime Achievement Award Viji Prakash Founder | Director of Shakti School of Bharata Natyam/Shakti Dance Company was honored for her lifetime achievement at the Los Angeles Indian Dance Festival Sat, March 11, 2023. 3pm De Toledo High School, West Hills CA Presented by Soorya Foundation for Performing Arts. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-qaNbTA0IQImages by Surendra Prakash

Shakti Winter 2022 Holiday Activity

Shakti Winter 2022 Holiday ActivityPerformance Dhanashree Thillana. Swati Tirunal Festival. Yoba Linda December 2022. Shakti dancers - Jessy and Janani offered the beautiful Dhanashree Thillana composed by Svāti Tirunāḷ‍ Rāma Varma (1813 1846). Swati Tirunal was the Maharaja of Travancore/Kerala. He was revered as a brilliant music composer and credited with over 400 classical compositions in...

Dance Immersion

DANCE IMMERSION Featuring Uma Kadekodi (Bharata Natyam) and Kasi Aysola (Kuchipudi) with acclaimed musicians. (Program Notes) Saturday Oct 8th. 6:00pm James Armstrong Performing Arts Center 3330 Civic Center Dr, Torrance, CA 90503

Arangetram Season 2022

Shakti School of Bharata Natyam Arangetrams (solo dance presentations) 2022 We are so excited to invite everyone to support our wonderful dancers. Details and RSVP information below.   Mallika Vairavan -  Saturday, August 20th Lisa Smith Wengler Center for Arts @ Pepperdine Univ. (24255 Pacific Coast Hwy) Reception 3:00pm Performance 4:00pm Followed by dinner RSVP: vairavan@sbcglobal.net Eshani Prasad - Sunday, August 28 James Armstrong Theater (3330...

Shakti Summer Dance Camp 2022

2022 SHAKTI SUMMER DANCE INTENSIVE June 11 - June 18 Mythili Prakash (Bharata Natam) More Info About Mythili Prakash Kasi Aysola (Intro to Kuchipudi) More Info About Kasi Aysola https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxvzNd5Dxro https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZozt2YqEaE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TK6eeeYvi50 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbMVky1TDHs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rx8Ep0B5sCQ

Nruthya Neeranjanam. Orange County. 2022

Nruthya Neeranjanam Sri Siva Kameswari Temple. Costa Mesa. May 29, 2022 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nn857-CKNPc Song: Madhura Madhura https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUfy0W1vGog Song: Bolo Narayana https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OaaQnE5BSpE Song: Kali Kauthvam Gallery