An Interaction with Ms. Antara Datta, The Founder & Artistic Director of the Anga Kala Kathak Academy, USA
Sri Prakash Vidyaniketan organized a delightful performance of Indian classical dance 'Kathak' on January 4, 2017. Ms. Antara Datta The Founder and Artistic Director of the Anga Kala Kathak Academy, which has branches in the Pacific Northwest and the Northeast and Central Ohio. She has performed far and wide and relentlessly strives for perfection. She briefed the students on how Kathak took its roots and also elucidated the three styles of Kathak. Ms. Antara Datta performed the Jhaptaal and Thumri dance forms and introduced the audience to the intricacies and majesty of Kathak. The appreciative audience enjoyed the performance and joined in too. She took lessons on syllabic division and rhythmic tapping of feet. Sri Chitturi Vasu Prakash the Director, teachers and students enjoyed the high-spirited interaction.