Raadha Kalpa Dance Company
Nitya has been a student and dancer in the Raadha Kalpa Dance Company since 2015.
Founded by Rukmini Vijayakumar in 2009, Raadha Kalpa Dance Company is a classical Indian Bharatanatyam dance company dedicated to the promotion of art and culture through performance, teaching, artistic collaboration and experimentation. Nitya continues to be an integral part of this esteemed company which tours all over the globe.
Productions she has worked in include :
- Prabhavati (2015)
- Yama (2015)
- Margam (2016-17)
- Turiya (2016)
- The Dark Lord (2017)
More information about Raadha Kalpa Dance Company : Raadha Kalpa Website
Prayukti Dance Ensemble
The students of Prayukti Academy have been training since August 2017 and after a successful one year mark are ready to present their first short informal student showcase as part of Vijayadashmi 2018. Nitya is excited for their growth and is looking forward to creating ensemble work with these dedicated dancers in the future.
Other Freelance Work
Abhinaya Dance Company of San Jose
The Abhinaya Dance Company of San Jose was founded by its Artistic Director Mythili Kumar in 1980, to present innovative and professional quality performances of South Indian classical dance forms.
Nitya has been a guest dancer with Abhinaya taking on important roles and has worked with them through 2017. Some notable performances and productions include :
- Gandhi at St Louis Dance Festival (April 2017)
- Sanchari – Elaborations for the SF Dance festival (June 2017)
- Gandhi at San Ramone (July 2017)
NAVA Dance Theatre, San Francisco
Nava Dance Theatre (NDT) is a bharatanatyam dance company, formed in 2012, which uses classical south Indian dance as a medium for artistic reflection and discovery. Nitya has joined Nava in August 2018 as a company dancer and is excited for the months of rehearsals and projects ahead.
Samudra Dance Creations
Samudra Dance Creations founded by Jyotsna Vaidee and aims to create relevant dance works predominantly using Bharatanatyam to engage mainstream audiences. Nitya is part of the 4 member ensemble that was founded in 2018 and premiered at the San Francisco Dance Festival May 2018 with “The Caged Birds Sing”