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Bedford Odissi Festival 2017

25 - 31st August 2017


On week intensive dance workshop under Padma Shri Madhavi Mudgal.

Milapfest 2017

22 - 29 July 2017

Week long Abhinaya Workshop with

Guru Smt. Sujata Mohapatra at

Liverpool Hope Creative Campus


Ardhanarishwar Video Shoot


Ardhanarishwar, the concept of duality, the being within which resides the energy of both male and female united as Shiva and Parvati.


The Video was conceived by Tiyasha and shot and edited by The Thomas Brothers in 2017.


Shot in London.

Elaborations in Odissi Dance

King’s College May 22nd 2017

Organised by Tiyasha

Elaborations In Odissi Dance

  • Lec Dem by Dr. Ileana Citaristi

  • Organised by TDP

Chair of Panel Discussion


International Yoga Day 2017

Trafalgar Square, 2017


Arunima Kumar Dance Company


Oxford Symposium


A one-day interdisciplinary symposium which seeks to explore the unfolding story of the female heroine, or nayika, in South Asian cultural history.


Convened by Oxford students and alumni, Nisha Somasundaram and Tanvi Bhatia, and supported by the Balliol Interdisciplinary Institute and the Bodleian Library, the symposium features lectures and performances which examine striking textual, visual and dramaturgical representations of the heroine.

Tiyasha presented a paper on Women in Indian Sculpture. 



Samarpan 2017

Wolverhampton, Arena Theatre, 2017

Produced by Jaivant Patel Dance, Samarpan is a Classical Indian Dance Festival organised in Wolverhampton.

Tiyasha performed an Odissi solo.


2017 was the inaugural year. The festival is due to take place in 2018.  


Poorvika 2016



Poorvika was one of Nrtiyasha’s first initiatives.

At a very small scale and funded by the SOAS Indian Dance Society, for the first time in London,  the Classical Dances of the East of India was brought together in a single show.


Sattriya by India-based Anwesa Mahanta, Manipuri by Debanjali Biswas and Odissi by Tiyasha Dutta Paul.

The collaboration presented solos and trio in the Moksha, the final dance for release from the cyclical pattern of life and salvation.


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