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Parijat Desai Dance Company
Folk Feet Females
presented by
The Brooklyn Arts Council

May 12, 7:30-9:30pm
Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts
at LIU Brooklyn
1 University Place (Downtown Brooklyn)

Tickets: Adults $15, Students/Seniors $12. Purchase tickets at kumbletheater.org or at the door.
Presented by BAC in association with The Kumble Theater.
BK Art Lovers get in free.

~Shobana Ram (vocal), Camila Celin (guitar), and Ehren Hanson (tabla) team up with me and dancers Darlisa Wajid-Ali, Mika Yanagihara and (new) Danica Holoviak for this event. We'll be the finale~

This concert showcases women’s dance traditions, and features Brooklyn dancers KowTeff African Dance (Malian), Rita Silva (Brazilian candomblé), Kaina Quenga (Hawaiian hula), Annie and Taseen Ferdous (Bangladeshi), Polish American Folk Dance Company, Tamara Chernyakhovska (Ukrainian) Parijat Desai Dance Company (Indian) and others.

Folk Feet Females is part of Brooklyn Arts Council’s Half the Sky Festival: Brooklyn Women in Traditional Performance, an unprecedented series of concerts, performances, workshops and symposia highlighting Brooklyn women performing artists, especially those working in traditional art forms.


  Photo by Sallie DeEtte Mackie, Performers: Aditi Dhruv, Anjali Tata, Parijat Desai
...a major talent who bears watching...offering clean, crisp, rhythmic
attacks...a powerhouse-  Los Angeles Times
...bold, definitive interpretations...clarity and flair predominate-  India Post