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    Drive East 2018 gladly presents Neha Mondal Chakravarty giving a Bharatanatyam performance entitled "The Unheard Plea". DRIVE EAST: Drive East (driveeastnyc.org) is an expansive Indian dance and music festival that features 30+ concerts in just two week. In its sixth year, our week long festival will be in New York from August 13 - 19 and San Francisco from August 22 - 26. It is a festival that regularly features some of the best artists of the year from all over the globe(last year The New York Times mentioned two Drive East artists as the top 10 of 2017) and is an immersive experience into the world of Indian classical arts. Whether you are a seasoned patron or interested in learning more, there is an experience for everyone in this extraordinary festival. Neha Mondal Chakravarty: Neha Mondal Chakravarty, is a Bharatanatyam Danseuse who hails from India. A post-graduate from the renowned institution,Kalakshetra Foundation, Chennai, she has been trained under some of the doyens of Bharatanatyam like Sheejith Krishna, Professor A Janardhanan , Leela Samson. Neha has performed in major productions and traveled extensively as a member of Kalakshetra’s Repertory Company.She is a recipient of Scholarship to Young Artists from The Ministry Of Culture and Junior Scholarship from National Center for Cultural Resources and Training, New Delhi. An intermediate level, trained Jazz dancer from The Danceworx by Ashley Lobo, Neha is an A grade artist with The Ministry Of Information and Broadcasting.She regularly performs at major International Festivals and has represented India for Incredible India. She has been awarded YUVA KALA RATNA by The Government Of Andhra Pradesh . Currently she serves as a Faculty Member and Company Dancer with Apsaras Arts Dance Company , Singapore. Drive East 2018 Featuring: Arushi Mudgal (odissi), Shijith N Parvathy (Bharatanatyam), Shruthi Kezhakepuram Purushotham (Mohiniyattam), Dr. Anwesa Mahanta (Sattriya), Mesma S. Belsare (Bharatanatyam), Sujit Vaidya and group (Contemporary), Kiran Rajagopalan (Contemporary), Navatman Dance (Bharatanatyam), Anuj Mishra and group (Kathak), Sandip Mallick and Group (Kathak), Preeti and Piyush (Kathak), Abhinaya Dance Company of San Jose (Bharatanatyam), Prabal Gupta (Kathakali), Dr. Ragunath Manet, Nehaa Mondal Chakravarty (Bharatanatyam), Bhavana Reddy (Kuchipudi), Alam Khan (Sarode), Vishal Vaid (Ghazals), Vinay Desai (Santoor), Navatman Music Collective (Carnatic Vocal Choir), Nirmala Rajasekar and Group (Saraswati Veena), Flute Raman Trio, Pt. Rattan Mohan Sharma
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