Sep 03-Dec 18 Fall Semester (kathak and tabla) Registration

November 15, 2-4pm Mumbai to the Bay - India’s Kathak Dance. FREE ENTRY

Mumbai to the Bay - India’s Kathak Dance, features two leading kathak artists, Uma Dogra from Mumbai and Charlotte Moraga from San Francisco. Location Koret Theater at SF Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin Street.

November 23, 7:00pm Stellar Solos

The Chitresh Das Institute is thrilled to present a solo evening featuring Artistic Director Charlotte Moraga performing a kathak solo and CDI Director of Percussion, Nilan Chaudhuri, performing a tabla solo. Location Starbright Theater, Campbell. Ticket info coming soon.


August 17-18 Summer Kathak Retreat w/ Pt Chitresh Das’ senior-most disciple, Gretchen Hayden, Age 13 & up Registratio

July 6 - 7 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival - Chitresh Das Institute performs in the opening weekend of the 41st annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival at Zellerbach Hall Tickets

May 27 at 12:30pm Art and Wind Festival Chitresh Das Institute performs at the Art and Wind Festival in San Ramon FREE EVENT

May 12 Aranya Katha, Part II - The Maharaja’s Decree world premiere dance drama inspired by the historical story of Amrita Devi. Samuel Johnson, Jr. Performing Arts Center, Sustainable practices in partnership with Sustainable Stanford.

March 23 Chitresh Das Youth Company opening performance for the Ashavari Music Festival, featuring and Aditi Tikekar performing vocal with Satish Tare on tabla and Manoj Tamhankar on harmonium, followed by the highlight of the evening Padmashri Maestro Swapan Chaudhuri on tabla with Santoor star Rahul Sharma. At the Historic BAL Theater in San Leandro.

February 2 Chitresh Das Institute performs in SANSKRITI 2019 Annual Festival of Indian Music and Dance, Showcase Theater, San Rafael, 5pm-7:30pm.

December 28 Charlotte Moraga receives “Anugami Award” and performs traditional kathak solo at Pratishruti Festival, Sonarpur, India

December 27 Charlotte Moraga performs traditional kathak solo at the Chowdhury House Conference, Kolkata, India

October 27 FREE EVENT Chitresh Das Institute at the Public Library San Mateo Public Libraries present a Diwali Dance Program with the Chitresh Das Institute at the Foster City Library at 2pm, 1000 East Hillsdale Boulevard in Foster City.

October 20 Chitresh Das Youth Company performs at the 50th Anniversary National Conference for the California Association of Professional Music Teachers at the Marriott Hotel in Torrance.

September 29 & 30 Noor - Music Legends of India & Iran, Z Space, San Francisco World premiere collaboration with Maestro Swapan Chaudhuri and the Lian Ensemble with Houman Pourmehdi, Pirayeh Pourafar, Alireza Shahmohammadi & Mani Bolouri. Opening performance by the Chitresh Das Youth
Company featuring choreography by Artistic Director Charlotte Moraga.

July 14 & 15     U.S. premiere of Sare Nau | San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival 40th Anniversary, San Francisco Opera House, with the Toronto Tabla Ensemble live on stage with Nilan Chaudhuri, William Rossel & Sekhar Sarukkai, music composed by Ritesh Das & choreography by Charlotte Moraga

July 7 Baithak by the Bay (BBB) inaugural performance with solo by Charlotte Moraga at Sunnyside Conservatory with Ranjana Ghatak vocal, Prashant Radhakrishnan, saxophone & Sudhakar Vaidyanathan, tabla, . 

June 16 Triveni, Graduating Youth Company Senior Showcase featuring Shreya Khandewale, Kritika Sharma & Shruti Pai | Evergreen High School, 3300 Quimby Road, San Jose.

May 20    Chitresh Das Institute School Show, Cañada College featuring world premiere of Aranya Katha, Nature, Power, Devotion Part I

January 24  Chitresh Das Youth Company performs at 30th Anniversary national conference of International Association of Blacks in Dance, Aratani Theatre, Los Angeles

November 25, 2017    Chitresh Das Youth Company performs Charlotte Moraga's choreography with Ritesh Das' Toronto Tabla Ensemble, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Canada




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