Bedford Odissi Festival 2017
25 - 31st August 2017
On week intensive dance workshop under Padma Shri Madhavi Mudgal.
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
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.
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 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.