Performance Index

Below are links to photos/newsclippings, or posters and/or press releases from some of the Odissi-Orissi performaces by Urvasi and/or The Evergreen Orissi Dance Ensemble (college students). Click on images for more information. However, this list is not comprehensive, and some information not here may be found on either the News or the Dance Archive page.

2006 November 4: Urvasi will perform at the 16th Annual Cultural Crossroads. Presented by the Ethnic Heritage Council and Crossroads Shopping Center.

2006 November 6: Urvasi Dance Company will perform at the Bainbridge Center for the Performing Arts on Bainbridge Island, Washington State.

2006 October 13: A Celebration of Dance! Student International Travel Benefit.

Traditions from India, China, and Scotland.
Performance and Silent Auction. Olympia, Washington.

2006 March 14 & 15: Rudraksha a dance troupe from Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India, graciously graced two stages in Washington State in as many days. On the 14th they performed magnificantly at The Evergreen State College. On the 15th they mastered the stage at the University of Washington. From here they went immediately to Eugene , Oregon, then further south to San Francisco.

2006 May 13, 12:00 pm: Urvasi dancers performed for the Olympia World Sacred Music Festival 2006, in Olympia, Washington.

2006, May 13, 3:30 pm: Urvasi performed for Lakewood International Festival 2006 at Pierce College, Ft. Steilacoom Campus, Lakewood, Washington

2006 May 27: 2006 Northwest Folklife Festival, Seattle Center, McCaw Hall, Seattle, Washington


2006 Mar: Urvasi, with 25 dancers and four musicians, performed at the Experimental Theatre in the Communications Building of The Evergreen State College.

2006 Feb: Urvasi Dancers at 21st Konark Dance & Music Festival, February 21, 2006 at the Konark Natya Mandap, Arka Vihar, Konark, Orissa.

2004 Dec: Urvasi dancers joined the Evergreen Dance Ensemble for an evening of Classical Odissi in an Orissi Dance Offering.
2004 Apr: Odissi-Orissi was an integral part of the performance Truth by Evergreen students in the Experimental Theater in Olympia, Washington.
2003: The Panchakanya was subject of the conference by that name in Kolkata, Bengal. Papers were presented during the days. Evenings were filled with performances by different performers in a diversity of Indian Dance styles.
2001: New choreographies were presented and Evergreen students performed Indian dance music. Raqs Halim a Neo-Tribal bellydance troupe that has gained a following throughout the Pacific Northwest, also graced the stage in Seattle.
2001: During the annual cart-festival in Puri, Orissa, Lord Jagannatha’s chariot rests for a night at the Muslim cemetery to pay respect to Salabega, the Muslim poet featured in one of the dance numbers. At a time of religious isolationism, we decided to present this performance that respects all religions and embraces all faiths, all peoples, and celebrates each of our uniqueness.

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