April 9, 2016 Los Angeles
The 2016 ARATANI WORLD SERIES (Feb 13 - May 28) features Mythili Prakash/Aditya Prakash Ensemble, siblings on the leading edge of Indian classical arts.
At: Aratani Theatre, Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, 7pm

April 19 - 24, 2016 Lausanne, Switzerland

Attakkalari is joining hands with Swiss contemporary dance company - Cie Nicole Seiler - to co-produce a piece which will have strong links to Indian Cinema. A team consisting of choreographer and the company’s founder Nicole Seiler herself, the sound designer and costume designer will be present in Bengaluru for initial stages of the rehearsals at Attakkalari Studios from December 21, 2015 to January 9, 2016 and from February 22 to March 18, 2016. Seven dancers from the Attakkalari Repertory – Hemabharathy, Parth, Sylvester, Meghna, Akshata, Snigdha and Anindita will be part of this project. The final schedule of rehearsals will take place in Lausanne from March 22 to April 18, 2016 and the piece will be premiered in Lausanne from April 19 to 24, 2016.
Info: www.attakkalari.org / attakkalari@gmail.com

May 20 - 22, 2016 Birmingham, UK
New Dimensions Arts Management in partnership with Sampad Arts will host NAVADISHA 2016 – an industry-wide ground-breaking South Asian Dance conference from 20 to 22 May 2016 at mac Birmingham.
The conference will feature: key speeches by Akram Khan, Naseem Khan, Shobana Jeyasingh and others, the impressive visions and aspirations of dancers currently inscribing their imprint on South Asian dance such as Aakash Odedra, Sonia Sabri, Seeta Patel, Shane Shambhu and Balbir Singh; signposts on Outdoor Arts from genre innovators led by Akademi; International perspectives from Anita Ratnam, Hari Krishnan, Lata Pada, and new generation interlocutors; Inspiring sessions on Dance, Health & Change with Aloknanda Roy and Sohini Chakraborty (India); Latest insights into Dance & Disability with Bisakha Sarker and Anusha Subramanyam; Opportunities and gaps in Training & Development led by the ISTD and Centre for Advanced Dance Training; and much more. Conference moderator: Chitra Sundaram.
To register for the conference, email: info@newdimensions-arts.com

December 7 - 11, 2016 Mumbai
The 48th World Congress on Dance Research will be held in Mumbai. Organized by the Dadar-Mumbai Section of CID it will take place at the Sahara Star Hotel Mumbai Airport.