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Graduating Senior YC Spotlight: Simran Arora

When did you begin your study of Kathak with Chhandam? I began studying Kathak approximately 9 years ago (3rd grade). When did you join the CYDC and why? I joined CYDC in 2009 (7th grade). I joined youth company because I had already been dancing for three years and I was looking for a more […]

Graduating Senior YC Spotlight: Sneha Patkar

Sneha Patkar, "Dadaji always used to say that knowledge of kathak goes beyond just dance - it requires understanding of history, mathematics, philosophy, and music."

Kathak Appreciation for Toddlers

April 1, 2014 by


CDDC Member & Teacher, Farah Shaikh, writes about her experience starting a 'Kathak Appreciation for Toddlers' class at the Chhandam School of Kathak

Youth Blog Spot: Fall in Review

January 29, 2014 by


As the Chitresh Das Dance Company & Chhandam School of Kathak move full speed ahead into 2014, Chhandam Youth Dance Company Member, Mayuka Sarukkai takes a moment to reflect on the exciting fall offerings from 2013, sharing her thoughts from the events.

CYDC at SF Symphony’s Deck The Hall

January 13, 2014 by


Junior CYDC member Isha Chitre reflects on their 'Deck the Hall' program at Davies Symphony Hall

Youth Blog Spot: ‘Evolution’

June 18, 2013 by


Chhandam Youth Company Member, Mayuka Sarukkai, writes about Chhandam's upcoming production, 'Evolution'

Interview with Sonali Toppur

May 23, 2013 by


Sonali Toppur, senior member of the Chitresh Das Youth Company, talks about her experiences growing up with Kathak and her upcoming solo.