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. They will be taking part in the prestigious Cleveland Thyagaraja Utsavam as part of the Pancharatna Kritis in 2019. Nitya is excited for their growth and is looking forward to creating ensemble work with these dedicated dancers in the future.
For more details on classes, Check the Prayukti : Academy for Indian Arts page here
Other Freelance Work
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.
Vidhya Subramanian ensemble, cupertino
With over 35 years of performing, touring, and presenting experience as well as organizational acumen in her chosen field, Vidhya is an eminent Bharatanatyam artist, acclaimed for her sensitive choreography and emotionally charged performances. Nitya is thrilled to be a part of her esteemed ensemble and looks forward to working under Guru Vidhya Subramanian
Abhinaya Dance Company, 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)
Bharata Dance company
Bharatha Bharata Dance & Allied Arts was founded by Ganesh Vasudeva. Nitya was part of Ganesh’s Bharatanatyam production, Life of Pi an adaptation of Yann Martel’s Best selling novel. Life of Pi was premiered in 2018 and will be touring in 2019 (Email for bookings).
Samudra Dance Creations founded by Jyotsna Vaidee 2018 and premiered at the San Francisco Dance Festival May 2018 with “The Caged Birds Sing”
Utsav Music founded by Churchill Pandian presents Ganga to Kaveri. Nitya took on the role of Narmada in this production.
Dance Troupe of NIT Trichy – This student run group was a pivotal turning point in Nitya’s dance career giving her the freedom and tools to engage with a large group and choreograph work that went on to win many inter college competitions.
Kalarpana – Nitya’s love for ensemble work started under Guru Shobana at the Kalarpana institute of Dance, Chennai. Nitya has performed in numerable shows with Kalarpana as a teenager.