"Give the audience what they like, before they know what they like" – Uday Shankar.
From July 1993 till August 1993, she went to attend and participate in a Cultural Exchange Programme to France from Pondicherry and gave 12 performances on Indian Folk and Traditional Dances around western France, in Bretagne region and at places such as Suscinio, Mourdiah, Prison de Ploemeur, Renne, Vanne, Hennebont, Port Louis, L’Orient, etc.
2nd December 1993 – She played the role on Arjuna in a Dance Ballet on ‘Geeta’ from the Hindu Epic ‘Mahabharata’ in Pondicherry
February 1996 – She played an eminent role in ‘Isha Vasyam Idam Sarvam’, a Sanskrit Dance Ballet in Pondicherry.
May 1996 – She directed and performed in Tagore’s dance drama – ‘Tasher Desh’ – with the students of Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education, Pondicherry.
February 1997 – Danced and choreographed in a well-known dance drama ‘Uma Haimavati’ in SAICE, Pondicherry.
May 1997 – Directed and performed in a cultural event commemorating Rabindranath Tagore’s Birthday.
August 1997 – She performed with the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in India commemorating 50th year of India’s Independence.
January 1998 – Performed with International Institute of Perfect Arts at Udaypur, Rajasthan, India celebrating Annual Day of Hindustan Zinc Limited.
1st August 1998 – performed with Uday Shankar’s Academy of Creative Dance in Kamani Auditorium, New Delhi, India.
October 1999 – performed during the Indian festival of ‘Navaratri’.
February 2000 – Visited Ireland as a Dance Facilitator to teach Indian Dance for the St. Patrick Day’s Carnival.
March 4th & 10th 2000 – Performed with Kadam in Luton and also performed for International Women’s Day Celebration.
March 25, 2000 – Performed with Chaturang, Liverpool for ‘Disha III’.
March 2000 – Gave dance workshops at Bright Spark School and at Carol Straker Dance Foundation.
April / May 2000 – Performed with Tranushree Shankar’s Troupe in New Delhi, India at the Airforce Base and at Satya Sai International.
July 2000 – Performed with ‘Nrityakala’ in the Barnet Council’s Environment Week Celebration in ‘Mother Earth’.
August 12th and 13th 2000 – Performed with ‘Akademi for South Asian Dancers’ in the open-air performance ‘Coming of Age’ at The Royal Festival Hall.
September 2000 – Performed in ‘Barging In’ at Liverpool organised by Merseyside Dance Initiative.
October 2000 – Performed at ‘Victoria and Albert Museum Auditorium’ to celebrate the Indian Festival ‘Deewali’.
November 2000 – Performed for ‘Chaturang’ in Manchester.
November 2000 – Performed a Dance sequence with an amateur drama company called Stage Two’s production of a musical comedy ‘Salad Days’ for 5 nights at Pinner Methodist Church – a charity show.
December 2000 – Performed at High Barnet for the launch of ‘CRY’ – a charity show.
February 17th 2001 – Performed with ‘Nrityakala’ at The Bull, High Barnet, ‘ Mother Earth’.
March 30th 2001 – Performed with ‘Chaturang’ for Disha IV in Liverpool.
June 2nd 2001 – Performed at Victoria Embankment Gardens organised by Dance Initiative.
July 20th 2001 – Performed at Rugby for Medical Conference.
August 4th 2001 – Choreographed and directed a dance number for 6dancers to perform at Quest Theatre in Ealing.
September 25th 2001 – Organised and performed in a show to celebrate Birth Centenary of Uday Shankar at Nehru Centre in London, UK.
October 6th & 7th 2001 – Performed at Trafford Centre, Manchester, organised by Fusion in Manchester.
November 18th 2001 – Performed in Deewali Celebration at Sheffield Asian Community Centre, Sheffield.
January 26th 2002 – Performed in Dundee, Scotland, celebrating India’s Republic Day, organised by Bharatiya Bhavan, Dundee, Scotland.
March 23rd & 24th 2002 – Dance advice for the facilitators for MDI Showcase – Exchange Flags Weekend, Liverpool.
June 29th 2002 – Performed at Manchester Metropolitan University, Chandalika, a dance drama by Rabindranath Tagore.
July 6th 2002 – Performed at Hammersmith Community Indian Festival organised by Hammersmith Community Gardens Association.
July 13th 2002 – Performed at Commonwealth Institute, the leading male role in ‘Shyama’, a dance drama by Rabindranath Tagore, organised by Nupur School of Dance.
August 10th & 11th 2002 – Performed at St. George’s in Liverpool, organised by MDI.
August 17th 2002 – Performed at the Atlantic College in St. Donats, Cardiff, Wales in the Inter-Faith Conference.
January 6th 2003 – Performed in Resolution!2003 at the Robin Howard Dance Theatre – ‘Femme Fatale’.
February 7th 2003 – Performed at Gulbenkian Theatre, University of Kent, Canterbury, in collaboration with Shivanova Orchestra.
February 22nd 2003 – Performed at Cranleigh Arts Centre, Crealeigh in collaboration with Shivanova Orchestra and also on June 28th 2003 at Folkstone Amphitheatre.
July 5th 2003 – Performed with Rabishikha in a musical ‘Maya’ at Bloomsbury Theatre, Euston.
July 12th 2003 – Performed in ‘Chandalika’ a Tagore’s Musical at Sheffield Community Centre.
July 13th 2003 – Performed at Trafalgar Square celebrating the opening of the new steps.
August 9th 2003 – Conducted Indian Contemporary Dance Workshop and Performed at Atlantic University in Wales for Interfaith Conference 2003.
January 31st 2004 – “Transdicionale…” At Robin Howard Dance Theatre, The Place, Duke’s Road, Resolution!2004 (Evolution)
February 21st 2004 – Performance in Blackpool, world dance festival.
March 20th 2004 – Performance in Liverpool. (private function)
April 17th 2004 – Performance in collaboration with Shivanova in University of Southampton, Highfield Road, Southampton SO17 1BJ. It is a joint promotion with Arts Asia.
August 14th 2004 – Workshop and Performance at Atlantic University in Wales, attending the Religious Conference. Participants: Kalithasan, Bisakha and Sangeeta.
November 7th 2004 – One hour Deewali Show in Peterlee near Durham.
May 1st 2005 ( Sunday) – ‘CHANDALIKA’ – A dance drama of Rabindra Nath Tagore. This is a performance at a private function organised by Noth East England Bengali Doctor’s Association (NEEBDA) at Garibaldi College, Garibaldi Road, Forest Town, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG19 OJX.
August 13th 2005, Saturday – Workshop and Performance at the Atlantic University in Wales, attending the Inter Faith Conference. Participants: Bisakha and Sangeeta. This is a private programme.
September 4th 2005, Sunday – Performance for Bengali Group in Liverpool. Private Function.
September 19th 2005, Monday – Performance at the Liberal Democrat Conference in Blackpool, with Chaturangan representing Liverpool City Council. This is a private programme.
September 27th and 28th 2005, Tuesday and Wednesday – Performance at the Labour Party Conference in Brighton, with Chaturangan representing Liverpool City Council. This is a private programme.
October 5th 2005, Wednesday – Performance at the Conservative Party Conference in Blackpool, with Chaturangan representing Liverpool City Council. This is a private programme.
November 13th 2005, Sunday, 7 p.m. – ‘CHANDALIKA’ – Performance in Hull. Hull Dance Season 2005. The Horncastle Building, Hull College, Hull. Please go to the website for more information.Information Line: 01482 616808, Website: www.hullcc.gov.uk/cityarts/twoweekends
December 17th and 18th 2005 – ‘Dance of the night sky’ – This project is a collaboration with the Planetarium in Liverpool Museum by Chaturangan. They are creating a visual installation based on Hindu myths related to the stars. The work will be linked to an innovative education programme. The installation will be suitable for touring at other suitable venues and galleries. Artists involved in the project include Ali Harwood, Dan Saul, Arun Ghosh, Kali Dass, Shane Shambhu, Sangeeta Ghosh and Mohana Sripadam. Filming on 17 and 18 of December. The launch of this Project is in February 2006. Contact Chaturangan for further details.