Entries by Kala Vandanam

Vijayadasami – Celebrating Learning, Art and Life

In some ways, Vijayadasami is like New Year’s Day – an opportunity to re-energize what we love to do, rededicate ourselves to a path of wisdom, and to start new things with humble hopes of success. It is a day to honor those who have guided and invested in our knowledge, learning and art, and […]

Kala Vandanam – Recipient of a Knight Arts Challenge 2015 Grant

Kala Vandanam is thrilled to be the recipient of a Knight Arts Challenge 2015 grant! We are humbled to be among such great company. We are looking forward to creating a new original dance work called “Ritu-The Seasons,” inspired by beautiful diverse works of literature and music from 4th century India and 18th century Italy. […]

Dancing is beautiful. Dancing is hard.

As I have helped several students prepare for milestone solo performances in 2015, I’ve had to come up with more creative pep talks than ever before. Some people call it advice, some call it inspiration – for me, it is just some simple things to keep in mind to help with the journey, and to […]