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The Indo-American Arts Council Announces the "Erasing Borders" Dance Festival

The Indo-American Arts Council Announces the "Erasing Borders" Dance Festival


The Indo-American Arts Council


Ailey Citigroup Theater
405 West 55th Street
New York, NY


Saturday, September 23, 2023 - 6:00pm daily through September 24, 2023
Monday, September 25, 2023 - 7:00pm daily through September 24, 2023



The Indo-American Arts Council


Program A, September 23  - Live at Ailey Citigroup Theater, 6 PM 
Program B, September 24  - Live at Ailey Citigroup Theater, 6 PM 
Program C, September 25 - Virtual - Watch ONLINE - stream it on IAAC Facebook.com  /  YouTube.com

Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55th Street
Tickets: $35  (last two rows reserved for students @ $20 each)
Reservations: http://www.eventbrite.com/cc/erasing-borders-dance-festival/605689

The Indo-American Arts Council announces the "Erasing Borders" dance festival, two live performances September 23 & 24 at the Ailey Citigroup Theater, and one virtual September 25 featuring renowned artist Padma Shri Malavika Sarukkai, along with a lecture and a workshop event. Since its founding 25 years ago, the Indo-American Arts Council has been dedicated to presenting concerts of distinguished artists in performances and lectures, and to furthering the knowledge and living practices of the arts of the Indian sub-continent.  IAAC continues to serve as the preeminent organization acting as the cultural bridge between the USA and India.

Program A, Saturday September 23, 6 PM
Ganesh Stuti Dance by Jiva Performing Arts School
Amuktha Samudrala and Prarthana Prashanth/choreographed by Hema Rajagopalan: Bharatanatyam
Vivek Ramanan, Aarthy Sundar, Surya Ravi: Bharatanatyam
Malavika Sarukkai:  Bharatanatyam

Program B, Sunday September 24, Workshop at 2 PM, Performance at 6 PM
Dance Workshop by Malavika Sarukkai, 2 PM
Performance at 6 PM  
Vivarta Arts: Ganesh Bandana
Navia Natarajan:  Bharatanatyam
Shivani Bagdi and group:  Lavani
Sonali Loomba and Nidhika Loomba:  Kathak
Manish Chauhan:  contemporary
Project Convergence

Program C, Monday September 25, live lecture at 11 AM - virtual performance at 7 PM
11 AM - 12:25 PM -  Professor Uttara Coorlawala and dance artists in panel at
Barnard College/Columbia University, 409 Barnard Hall - walk-in event 
Performance at 7 PM (Virtual)
Dr. Sunil Kothari Memorial Lecture-Demo with Padma Shri Malavika Sarukkai
at https://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2023/09/25/malavika-sarukkai-delivers-dr-sunil-kothari-honorary-lecture. (organized by the New York Public Library in partnership with the Indo-American Arts Council)    

The Indo-American Arts Council is a nonprofit arts organization passionately dedicated to promoting, showcasing and building an awareness of the arts and artists whose heritage lies in India in the performing, visual, literary, and folk arts.

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