Mon 16 Oct 2017

Nupur Arts a Curve Affiliate Group will present an exciting evening featuring an array of vibrant Indian classical dance and music showcasing the best of Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Kuchipudi, Mohiniattam, along with the enchanting and mesmerising music recital on Tabla and Sitar. Kuchipudi and Mohiniattam have rarely been seen in Leicester. Most people in Leicester are familiar with popular Bollywood dance but not many have had the chance to experience the grace, fluidity, intricate technique and beautiful rhythm of various Indian classical dance forms.

Yuva Nartan will present an eclectic mix of solo and duet performances by internationally renowned award-winning artists, as well as young British Asian artists, who are making their mark in the UK and elsewhere.

The evening will include performances by Seeta Patel (Bharatanatyam), Sonia Sabri (Kathak), Arunima Kumar (Kuchipudi), Shalini Shivashankar & Pallavi Anand (Mohiniattam), Bhagya Lakshmi (Bharatanatyam), Rishii Chowdhury (Tabla) and Roopa Panesar (Sitar), the BBC Young Dancer 2017 category winner Shyam Dattani joined by Ishira Shah as seen on BBC Two, alongside Leicester based artists Aarti Lodhia and Hiten Mistry.

Nupur Arts are also offering experience workshops by Bharatanatyam artist Seeta Patel and Kathak artist Sonia Sabri for those who want to try out these two dance forms. Workshops are open to all ages and abilities. Bharatanatyam workshop will be held on Saturday 28th October at Peepul Enterprise from 3 to 5pm and Kathak workshop will be held on Wednesday 15th November from 6pm to 8pm at the Curve Theatre Leicester. Contact Nupur Arts on 07801 365779 or e-mail [email protected] to book a place. Places will be offered on first come first served basis and the participants from the workshop will be offered discounted tickets to the show.

Yuva Nartan is supported by Grants for the Arts funding from the Arts Council England.

Tickets for the performance are available at the Ticket Office: 0116 242 3595 or from