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Nrityodaya festival: Inviting applications

The Mayadhar Raut School of Odissi Dance invites applications for 2nd Nritoyodaya Festival - A Classical Dance Fest for Young Professionals - to be held in New Delhi in the last week of April 2012.

The Mayadhar Raut School of Odissi dance has nurtured and sustained the tradition of the Guru-Shishya Parampara under the guidance of Guru Mayadhar Raut (Padmashri) since more than 5 decades. With a vision of preserving and promoting the classical Natya forms the School is presenting Nrityodaya.The two days festival will showcase the talent of the new generation of professional dancers who are carrying forward the work of their respective Gurus and Gharanas. The best dancers will be awarded the title of NRITYA JAYANTIKA based upon their previous work and future potential.The School invites applications from young professionals in the field of Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi, Kathak, Manipuri and Chhau.

Last date: Mar 05, 2012

  • The selected artists will be informed by Mar 25.
  • Selected artists will have to arrange their own stay in New Delhi.
  • Each artist will be given 20 minutes to perform.
  • Only good quality studio recorded music CD for the programme(No live orchestra)
  • Kindly ensure that the application has the following:
    • The name of Classical Style and Gharana
    • A recommendation letter from the Guru
    • Detailed profile along with press clippings and a 3 minutes video clliping of pure dance.
  • The complete application should be sent to jayantikafoundation@yahoo.com
More > www.madhumitaraut.com or www.jayantika.com