Events & Performances

                                             

2014


Group performance at Nrityanjali, Bellerose, NY 


Solo performance at Festival of Lights, Pelham Art Center, Westchester, NY


Contemporary Odissi group performance at Utsav, Hamden, CT


Group performance at Shraddhanjali - A Tribute to the Legend Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra, Chelmsford, MA


Group performance by Shibaranjani at Diwali Festival, JPMorgan Chase, New York, NY


Group performance by Shibaranjani at Diwali Festival, Hindu Temple, White Plains, NY

                                            

Group performance by Shibaranjani at Diwali Festival, South Street Seaport, New York, NY

                                                

Group performance by Shibaranjani at Navratri Festival, Shiv Durga Temple, Bronx, New York, NY                                               


Group performance by Shibaranjani at Dusehra Festival, South Street Seaport, New York, NY


Group dance demonstration and performance by Shibaranjani at Greenburgh Library, Westchester, NY


Group performance by Priyadarshini's students at Navatman Annual Student Showcase, Symphony Space, New York, NY                                                


Solo performance at South Asian Dance Retreat, Ohio State University in Columbus, OH


Solo performance by Priyadarshini's student Melissa Twiggs at Student Sunday, Navatman, Manhattan, NY

                                                

Group performance with students at the Cross Cultural Arts Festival, at William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ


Group performance by Priyadarshini's students (6-10 years age) at Student Sunday, Navatman, Manhattan, NY


Solo and group performances at SHAKTI - a program to eliminate and create awareness on violence against women, organized by Apne Aap Women Worldwide & Shibaranjani, Kolkata, India



2013                                                                                                                   

                                               

Group performances with Odissi students of Navatman (NYC) and Shibaranjani (Westchester, NY), at Lipilekha's Bijoya Program, White Plains, 

                                                

Solo performance at "Parampara", organized by India Center of Westchester, Irvington, NY


Group performance with students at "Dharma and Yoga Festival", White Plains, NY  

                                                

Solo performance at Rockland County India Day, New City, NY   


Solo performance at India Day, India Center of Westchester, Armonk, NY     

Solo performance at "Samarpan" - Mala's School of Odissi Dance, Hindu Temple, Flushing, NY


Solo performance at "Nrityanjali", Yale University, New Haven, CT


Group performance with students at Lipilekha, White Plains, NY
                                                                            

                                                

2012


Performance by Priyadarshini's students (5-8 years age group) at Sangeetanjali, Stamford, CT


Solo and group performances by Priyadarshini and her students on India Day, at the India Center of Westchester, NY

                                            

Group performance by Priyadarshini's students at the Anamika-Navatman Student Showcase, Alvin Ailey, NYC                                              

                                                

Solo performance at Kelucharan Guna Keertanam, the 1st North American Odissi Convention, College Station, TX


Solo Odissi performance at Sanskriti, Buffalo, NY



                                                

2011


Odissi: An Evening of Temple Dance (with Mala Desai), Anamika-Navatman, NYC


Odissi dance demonstration and workshop, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, NYC


Brunch Performance, Anamika - Navatman, NYC




2010


Shakti - Vijaya Sanmelan, Camden Centre, London


Mahalaya Evening of Dance, Bengali Association, Midlands, Birmingham


Bengali New Year Celebrations, Bengali Cultural Association, London.

 

 

                                                    

2009

 

Nehru Center, Indian High Commission, London

 

Auditorium du Museé Guimet, Paris


Odissi recitals at Indian cultural festivals in Liverpool, Sheffield, and London.

 

 


2008

 

Vijaya Sanmelan, Camden Centre, London;

 

Tagore’s Chitrangada, by Forum of Indian Performing Arts, London;

 

Durga Puja Festival, Harrow Puja Committee, Harrow, London.

 

2007

Tagore’s Bhanushingher Padavali, by Forum of Indian Performing Arts, at Nehru Centre, Indian High Commission, London;

Odissi recitals at Indian cultural festivals, Brighton, Leicester, Coventry, and London.


2006

Mokshodayini Satta: Durga, Nehru Centre, Indian High Commission, London;

Evening of Classical Music & Dance, Newbury Park, London;

Mokshodayini Satta: Durga, Udayan, Sheffield;

University of Warwick, Coventry

Deesha – dance and music offering – A Celebration of 80 years of Odissi’s legend Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra, organized by Srjan, Kolkata Chapter;

Varsha Utsav – Odissi dance programme on Tagore’s monsoon songs - dedicated to Padmavibhushan Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra, at Gyan Manch, Kolkata, by Odissi Dancers' Forum of Kolkata.




2005


West Bengal Tourism Festival at Nalban, by West Bengal Tourism Department in collaboration with Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre, Ministry of Culture, Government of India;


World Peace Conference at Sisir Mancha, Calcutta by ISISAR (India) in collaboration with IPPNO (USA) and other peace organizations from India and abroad;


Sradhanjali – a homage to Padmavibhushan Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra at Gyan Manch, Kolkata, Odissi Dancers' Forum of Kolkata.




2004


Mokshadayini Satta – an evening of painting and Odissi dance performance based on the advent of Goddess Durga at Urban Zone, Swabhumi, Calcutta by Arts & Ideas, Swabhumi & PS Group;


Sanskrit Divass – at National Library, Calcutta by Sanskrit Division, National Library, Calcutta;


Saundarya – a cross-cultural dance-theatre based on the story of Cinderella, choreographed with Western classical dance, Odissi and Puppetry, to specially commissioned fusion music – in celebration of 20th Anniversary of Shibaranjani, at Far Pavillion, Tollygunge Club & Gyan Manch, Calcutta by Anamika Kala Sangam, Open Doors and Shibaranjani.

 



2003


Evening for Peace, an evening of painting and Indian classical dance, at Gorky Sadan, Calcutta by Open Doors and Shibaranjani;




2002


World Peace Conference at Rotary Sadan, Calcutta by Rotary Club of Calcutta & ISISAR (India) in collaboration with IPPNO (USA), IPPSGP (UK), IAPTC (Germany), AIEW (Austria).


Held dance demonstrations at Dunmow CE Junior and Birchanger Primary School, Essex, UK and Collège Léo Drouvn, Vérac, Bordeaux, France;


Solo and group Odissi dance recital at Théâtre de la Source, Bègles, Bordeaux, France;


Spectacle de Dance Odissi, Centre Mandapa, Paris, France;


Autumn Festival, Upton Park Centre, London, U.K;


Vijaya Sanmelan, Camden Centre, London.




2001


Pranamanjali Dance Festival celebrating the 75th Birth Anniversary of Guru Kelucharan Mahapatra, at Gyan Manch, Calcutta by Odissi Dancer's Forum of Calcutta & Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre.




1998


Solo and duet Odissi dance recital at Centre Mandapa, Paris, France;


Vijaya Sanmelan, Camden Centre, London;


Autumn Festival, Probashi Bengali Durga Puja, Leicester;


India Talk, Commonwealth Institute, London.