Saturday, 21 February 2015

A NGO comes to the stage

Day 5 of the Brahan Natyanjali provides an interesting meeting at the dancing stage.
Listed for the second recital of the evening is the Dhanans Womens Trust of Chennai. So what is a NGO doing here?

Young dancers Queen and Niveditha provide the answer. These two alumni of Kalakshetra train students in dance in Ambattur and in Tambaram; they also work with this NGO to expose students in small schools to classical dance with workshops and short recitals.

The duo say they have a small mission - to educate school kids who do not have access to classical dance and perhaps enable  a few to perform someday.

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