Mohiniyattam by Dr Neena Prasad
Dr Neena Prasad is a leading exponent of Mohiniyattam, a popular classical dance form of India. She has graced the most distinguished stages, performing Mohiniyattam recitals and specially choreographed works across India and abroad. She is a staunch disciplinarian, and has expanded the traditional Mohiniyattam repertoire choreographing many items, venturing into new and contemporary themes while binding firmly to the traditional form and technique.
Dr Neena Prasad was awarded PhD from Rabindra Bharati University, Calcutta, for her thesis on “The Concepts of Lasya and Tandava in the Classical Dances of South India – A Detailed Study”. She was also awarded a post doctoral research fellowship from the AHRB Research Centre for Cross Cultural Music and Dance Performance, University of Surrey.
Upasana Kalakendra is delighted to sponsor Dr Neena Prasad’s maiden US tour.
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