Miśrāna 2012

04 Nov 2012 | 17:00 until 19:00

The Lowry

Miśrāna 2012 is a stunning showcase of talent featuring students of the Kathak and Bharatanatyam Indian dance forms. These highly skilled students have trained rigorously, having gone through the ISTD (Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing www.istd.org) system of training.

This year presentations will be made by the best of dance students following
ISTD’s Kathak or Bharatanatyam syllabus. Students of the following teachers are
participating through selection by audition: Sujata Banerjee, Chitraleka Bolar,
Padmashri Pratap Pawar, Nina Rajarani MBE, Swati Raut, Kajal Sharma and Anusha

The event is presented by Milapfest and the ISTD’s South Asian Dance Faculty.

Invited Groups:
Students of Deepa Ganesh and Gauri Sharma’s group ‘Ankh’

Special Programme:
‘Kathak’ solo by Karan Pangali
‘Yakshagana’ by regional artist Devika Rao.

For further information, please contact Faculty Secretary on istdsouthasianfaculty@

£12 / £10 concessions


The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) is one of the world’s leading
dance examinations boards. The Society was formed in 1904 to support the
dance sector and to establish a standardised examination system. Now, the ISTD
has more than 7,500 members in more than 75 countries and facilitates 250,000
dance examinations globally each year. It hosts 12 different faculties covering
the full spectrum of dance, from Classical Ballet and Modern to Tap and Greek,
including Kathak and Bharatanatyam.

The South Asian Faculty was set up in 1999 to examine in Bharatanatyam and
Kathak, the two classical South Asian dance genres most frequently taught in the
UK. The UK examining started in 2001, with expansion into Europe, Canada, the
US and Dubai, along with ongoing enquiries from Australasia, South Africa, India
and Pakistan.

Box office information


The Lowry, Pier 8, Salford Quays, M50 3AZ


0843 208 6010



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