October 2 - 4, 2015 Birmingham, UK
NAVADISHA 2015 - New Dynamics in South Asian Dance @ mac, Birmingham, UK
A major British based international dance conference in partnership with Sampad - South Asian Arts, SADAA South Asian Dance Alliance and New Dimensions Arts Management, featuring young and established artists & commentators from around the UK, Europe, USA, Canada and Asia.
For more info: http://www.sampad.org.uk/special-projects/navadisha-international-dance-conference-2015/ 

October 2 - 4, 2015 Washington DC
UTSAV celebrates India’s maestros of music and dance.
- Oct 2, 7pm: Sarod recital by Amjad Ali Khan
- Oct 3, 2pm: Dance theatre ‘Don Quixote’ by Sheejith Krishna and troupe
             7pm: Carnatic vocal by Sudha Raghunathan
- Oct 4, 2pm: Music symphony by A. Kanyakumari and group
             7pm: Odissi by Madhavi Mudgal & troupe
At: Terrace Theatre, John F Kennedy for the Perf Arts
Info: UTSAVDCinfo@gmail.com

October 3 & 4, 2015 Kolkata
Schedule for Rhythmosaic
- Oct 3: Rhythmosaic organizing workshop by Akram Khan. Only 20 dancers will be selected for the workshop. Observers allowed. Time - 3.30pm to 5.30pm, Venue: Sculpture court, ICCR Kolkata.
- Oct 4: Rhythmosaic collaborating with Prakriti foundation, Park New Festival and British Council to present Akram Khan and Isreal Galvin for presenting their production TORABAKA in Kolkata.
Venue: Kalamandir, 7pm
Info: rhythmosaic@gmail.com / www.rhythmosaic.com

October 4, 2015 Chicago, IL
Sheejith Krishna's DON QUIXOTE - a music, dance, theatre production - is part of Natya Dance Theatre's presenting series. It is the first adaptation of Cervantes's novel in the Bharatanatyam idiom, breaking new ground in uniting classical forms with contemporary elements in this cross-cultural work.
At: Oswego East High School, 1525 Harvey Road, Oswego, IL, 5pm
Info: www.natya.com

October 4, 2015 Palo Alto, CA
Guru Shradha presents KELUCHARAN KEERTI SAMPRADAYA 2015featuring Guru Kelucharana Mohapatra's Dashanana and traditional repertoire, performed by Guru Ratikant Mohapatra, Sujata Mohapatra, Niharika Mohanty & Guru Shradha dancers, including Rasika Kumar, Shradha Balakrishnan, Akanksha Kejriwal, Divya Saha, Deepa Mahadevan, Aparna Dasgupta, and Swati Rout.
Time: 2pm & 6pm
Venue: Cubberley Theater, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA, USA 94303
Tickets: KKS2015.brownpapertickets.com
e-mail: gurushradha@gmail.com
Websites: www.facebook.com/GuruShradha / www.facebook.com/events/410064939196994/

October 9 & 10, 2015 Leicester, UK
UK based dancer Aakash Odedra premiers ECHOES and I IMAGINE. Echoes is a high-octane Kathak dance experience which explores our relationships with our ancestors. The piece is choreographed by Kathak icon, Aditi Mangaldas, who is renowned for her artistry, energy and for breaking new ground, adding a contemporary twist to this stunning form of Indian dance. In ‘I Imagine’ Aakash combines choreography with spoken word as he collaborates with award-winning poet and fellow Sky Arts Academy Scholar Sabrina Mahfouz.
At: Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1 1SB, 7.45pm
Info: info@aditimangaldasdance.com / www.aditimangaldasdance.com
Tickets: http://www.curveonline.co.uk/whats-on/shows/echoes-and-i-imagine/

October 9 & 10, 2015 Paris, France

Renjith Babu and Vijna Vasudevan present Bharatanatyam recital with Manorama Prasad (vocals), Mavin Khoo (nattuvangam), Prasanna Thevarajah (mridangam) and Carnatic violin.
At: Auditorium Guimet, National Museum of Asian Arts, 6 place Jena 75116 Paris, 8pm
Info: 01 40 73 88 18 / auditorium@guimet.fr

October 10, 2015 Vancouver, BC
Vancouver Tagore Society, in partnership with Mandala Arts and Culture presents a Bharatanatyam interpretation of Rabindranath Tagore's famous dance drama SHYAMA. Choreographed by Jai Govinda, the artistic director of Mandala Arts and Culture, and performed by his disciple Arno Kamolika, all the songs of this production are sung by Shankhanaad Mallick and Suranjana Hoque.
Tickets: $18 (adult) / $15 (seniors and students)
At: Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre,181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3, 7.30pm
Info: govindajai@yahoo.com / www.mandalarts.ca

October 13, 2015 Abu Dhabi
Aditi Mangaldas Dance Company performs at the Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi in an event organized by the NCPA.
Info: info@aditimangaldasdance.com / www.aditimangaldasdance.com

October 15 & 16, 2015 Irvine & Torrance, CA
Schedule for Ramya Harishankar and Arpana Dance Company
- Oct 15: Master Class, Dance Dept. UC, Irvine, CA
- Oct 16: Assemblies/performance, The Tutu Foundation, Torrance, CA
Info: ramya@danceramya.com / www.arpanadancecompany.org

October 15 - 17, 2015 Singapore

Maya Dance Theatre presents I am a Hypocrite, You are a Hypocrite, We are all Hypocrites.
At: Goodman Arts Centre Black Box, 8pm
Info: info@mayadancetheatre.org

October 24, 2015 Chicago, IL

Natya celebrates 40 years of performing and creating dance with a special one night only benefit performance by Hema Rajagopalan as part of the celebration in VARNA - COLORS OF WHITE, followed by a post-performance gala. Varna is an exploration of universal emotions and their diverse colors that find expression through words, music, dance and drama. Conceived by founder and artistic director Hema Rajagopalan, the narratives bring together the secular and the divine, the manifest and the unmanifest as part of the integrated whole. Eminent musicians from India accompany principal dancer Krithika Rajagopalan and the Natya dancers.
At: The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, 1306 S. Michigan Avenue, 7.30pm
Tickets:  $125 Saturday / via phone: 312-369-8330
Info: info@natya.com / www.natya.com

October 29 - November 1, 2015 Washington DC
Dakshina’s 12TH ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL theme this year is DANCING ACROSS GENERATIONS and features leading artists ranging from veterans to emerging artists. Genres represented include Bharatanatyam, Odissi, Kathak, Carnatic, Hindustani and Fusion works. Dakshina presents Prof. CV Chandrasekhar with Chitra Chandrasekhar Dasarathy, Alif Laila, Rama and Dakshina Vaidyanathan, Mallika and Revanta Sarabhai, Arushi Mudgal with Prashant Shah. Dakshina will be performing Tulsi, a signature fusion piece as part of the festival. This year's events will include panel discussions, performances, workshops and community activities. Advanced dancers have the opportunity to take an intimate master workshop with Prof. Chandrasekhar and Jaya Chandrasekhar, Rama Vaidyanathan as part of the festival activities.
Oct 30, 7.30pm: Prof. Chandrasekhar and Chitra Chandrasekhar Dasarathy
Oct 31: Rama and Dakshina Vaidyanathan in DWITA, 7.30pm
Nov 1: Mallika and Revanta Sarabhai, 4pm
At: Atlas Performing Arts Center 1333 H St NE Washington, DC 20002
Info: info@dakshina.org

October 30, 2015 Birmingham, UK
Dance UK's Healthier Dancer Programme conference, STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING IN DANCE: POWER, PERFORMANCE AND REHABILITATION has been organised in response to calls from dancers, artistic directors and choreographers to revolutionise training and performance and improve dancers’ fitness and physical capacity using practices in elite and Olympic level sport. There will be a day of practical workshops at Elmhurst School of Dance, Birmingham.
Info: http://www.danceuk.org/events/strength-and-conditioning-dance-conference/

November 5 - 7, 2015 Irvine, CA
Ramya Harishankar and Arpana Dance Company Ektaa Centre presents DANCE CONVERSATIONS 3: Dancing Communities, Dancing cities, UC, Irvine, CA
Info: ramya@danceramya.com / www.arpanadancecompany.org