Songlines Review of Bageshree’s ‘Ragas and Rhythms’


2013 has been an awesome year, and here’s to an even better year in 2014!! Here are some highlights from 2013:

*programming/curation of the ‘Spectrum’ series of multi-disciplinary shows and workshops at the Harbourfront Centre through Pratibha Arts (please see the Pratibha Arts page for more details) — made possible with the generous support of the Ontario Arts Council, Toronto Arts Council and Department of Canadian Heritage

*performances of ‘Global Bollywood’ in Toronto, Ottawa and St. John’s

*performance and workshop at the World Dance Alliance-Americas conference and festival in Vancouver, BC

*remount of ‘Twilight’ (Kathak dance) at Dusk Dances/On Common Ground, Fort York, Toronto

*production/choreography of the University Health Network’s Diwali Gala fundraiser at the Carlu Hotel, Toronto — for more details please visit

*Kathak dance performance at California Institute of the Arts with Vineet Vyas on tabla

*production of ‘Balika,’ a fundraiser in aid of Plan Canada’s Because I am a Girl campaign

Here are some exciting events/happenings to look forward to in 2014:

*performance at the inaugural ‘Body Percussion’ festival, Harbourfront Centre Studio Theatre, March 28-30

*choreography and performance at the CanAsian ‘KickStart’ festival, Dancemakers Centre for Creation, April 23-26

*intensive training for Raagini Dance company members March-June (made possible with the generous assistance of the Ontario Arts Council)


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