Guru Asha Adiga Acharya led “NupuraGeetha” dance ensemble team performed a memorizing dance performance near the lake area within Blackberry Farm in Aurora, IL USA on June 19th 2021.The event was organized by NupuraGeethaInc, a nonprofit organization for art and culture in Illinois, USA. Due to the pandemic it was conducted outdoors amidst nature.
The event was inaugurated by all attendees by chanting “Om” and Acharya Performing Arts Academy students performed the “NrithyaYogasana” which is “Dance Yoga” invented by artistic director guru Asha Adiga Acharya by combining yoga and Indian classical dance moves together, to benefit the Pada (Feet), Anga (Body) and Mudra(Fingers). “NupuraGeetha” dance ensemble team started the performance with beautiful Ganesha dance, pure Alaripu, Mallari dance, expression filled dance based on Vachana, Anathapurageethe dance and ended the program with Charishnu dance which was choreographed creatively with yoga poses.
This program was partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council. Kristi Blocton, MadhavilathaGali were the main artists in the dance ensemble team. Program compering was done by Srinivasa Acharya. Other ensemble performers were Jessica Abraham, JyothiPapudesu, AnanyaSaraswati, DinaraGodage, Shreya Mukunthan, AnanayaNagareshwra, HarshithaVetrivel, SrijaniPrekki, Adithi Acharya, AkshataGajula, ShreeyaYampati, ShriyaBukkapattanam and IshaniSahu. Nearly 100 guests witnessed this beautiful outdoor event