Nidhika was initiated into the art form of Kathak at an early age. She has been trained by the well-acclaimed Kathak dance couple, Hari and Chethana, the directors of Noopur Performing Art Center ,Bangalore, India and has travelled extensively across the globe as a performing artist of her Guru's ensemble. She attributes her passion and love for dance to her Gurus who are her source of inspiration and strength as she aspires to further explore the style of Kathak.
She has been featured in numerous performances at various dance festivals in India including Brahma Gana Sabha- Chennai, Shivaratri Mahotsav- Vellore, Naada Niranjanam- Tirupati, Natyajanli Festival- Perur and Hampi Utsav.
She has also performed at the Kennedy Art Center- Washington DC, National Arts Center- Ottawa, Panteges Play house- Winnipeg, Korzo Theater- Netherlands, Gandhi Center, ICCR- Netherlands, Musée Guimet- Paris, éspace Culturel Django Reinhardt- Strasbourg. She was also selected to perform for the ICCR cultural exchange Festival of India in Sri Lanka.
In February 2016, she gave an inspiring talk "Falling in love with Kathak" at a TedX conference titled "IGNITE" in Greater Boston Area.
With her rigorous training and exposure to Kathak, she wishes to delve deeper into its nuances and aims to present its works that communicate beyond cultures and languages.
Weekday and weekend group classes offered for interested students residing in Virginia/Washington DC metro Area.
Please contact for class schedules, workshops and private dance sessions.
"While I dance I cannot judge, I cannot hate, I cannot separate myself from life. I can only be joyful and whole. This is why I dance."
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