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Smaran Performing Arts is proud to announce our unique platform SMARAN DANCE FESTIVAL 2015. The festival will be a fundraiser for AramSei, a non -profit organization which aims at helping grassroot organizations worldwide with specific focus on education and healthcare.

SDF will conduct auditions in the field of classical dance namely Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Kuchipudi, Odissi and Mohiniyattam. We invite all those who are trained in these art forms to apply for our auditions. Selected artists get the opportunity to give solo performance for a 200+ audience member. Artists will also share stage with some eminent dancers who will be our celebrity guest artists for the show.

Festival Date: November 22, 2015

Venue: Historic Hoover Theater

1635 Park Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126


Registration Closed

Rules and Regulations:


1) SDF will showcase Bharatnatyam, kuchipudi, kathak, odissi & Mohiniyattam classical dance forms only for Bay Area professionals.


2) Festival is only for young professional Solo dancers, above 15 years old, who have completed Arangetram/solo debut performance (atleast 2 year back)  and have been regularly practising under a Guru after arangetram.


3) Performers will be required  to upload 15 mins long video clipping link of their recent solo performance for auditions.


4) Selected applicants will be intimated by email.


5) Performers should use best quality studio recorded music only (No Live orchestra)


6) Selected candidates will be given 20 - 30 mins slot to showcase their talent.


7) Performers will be selected by an expert panel by viewing the video clippings of the candidates and the panel decision will be final.


8) No enquiries or appeals will be entertained.


9) Interested young professionals can apply referring to our rules and regulations, on or before September 15, 2015.




Video from SDF-2014 participant Vinay Srinivasan 

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