Krishnan, Students Debut Five Works in NYC

Olivia DrakeMarch 25, 20092min
Hari Krishnan mixes contemporary Bharatanatyam and classic modern dance.

Choreographer Hari Krishnan, artist in residence of dance, will present his first New York season with his company inDANCE in New York City. Performers include Julie Neuspiel ’09 and Emily Watts ’03; and musician Aaron Paige, music graduate student.

The evening features five works choreographed by Krishnan. With dancers of diverse personal and training backgrounds, inDANCE strives toward “radical innovation in the extraction of post modern dance vocabulary from contemporary Bharatanatyam and classic modern dance with an uncompromising standard of excellence.” The company’s socio-political consciousness characterize the repertoire and its approach to dance-making.

inDANCE is a Toronto-based Canadian company, that crafts a provocative global view of contemporary Indian dance. Established in 1999, inDANCE presents works that are a unique synthesis of Krishnan’s South Asian and Western aesthetic sensibilities.

The event is held at 8 p.m. April 3 and 4, and at 3 p.m. April 5. Purchase tickets in advance at or 212-352-3101.