Katha Dance Theatre invites the public to an Intensive Kathak, a two week Kathak dance intensive focused on strengthening core technique for the 2011 – 2012 school season. The Katha Dance Theatre’s Intensive Kathak will be held Monday through Thursday, August 15-25, 2011 at The Ritz Theater, 345 – 13th Avenue Northeast Minneapolis, MN 55413. The Absolute Beginners session runs from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. the Kathak Experience runs from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
New and continuing students will be given the opportunity to learn unique Kathak phrases with KDT Artistic Director Rita Mustaphi, as well as connect with other KDT students in the Metro Area. This two week intensive is the only one of its kind in the Midwest, and we are proud to offer classes for dancers with and without prior Kathak experience. All students who enroll before August 1, 2011 will receive a discount of $10.
The Midwest’s only professional Kathak dance company, KDT offers excellent training, on-going adult, teen and children’s classes, performance opportunities, professional shows and touring. From international tours to world premiere performances, KDT remains true to its mission established with its founding in 1987.
Rooted in the classical dance of North India, KDT promotes traditional Kathak and extends its boundaries through creative innovation. Under the direction of Founder and Artistic Director Rita Mustaphi, the company performs and educates with an emphasis on access, community, and audience development.