à propos / About Sudeshna Maulik

Kathak dancer, Sudeshna Maulik, is one of the most promising Indian Classical dancers in Canada today. Endowed with an electrifying presence and total involvement in dance, her performances speak of a rare intensity and authority. Her mastery of kathak technique is the fruit of meticulous training under Pt. Chitresh Das, initiated at the tender age of seven. She continued her training at Bharatiya Kala Kendra, New Delhi and later at Kathak Kendra, New Delhi under the guidance of kathak legend Padmabhibhushan Birju Maharaj. Having imbibed from her teachers the best of different traditions, she developed a style that is distinctly her own and had been a part of numerous productions in India and abroad sponsored by the I.C.C.R., I.T.D.C, International Dance Companies, among others. She is a graded artist in Delhi Doordarshan (National Television) and has performed in C.P.C. (Central production centre) in different ballets choreographed by Guru Pt. Birju Maharaj-Ji, Kumudini Lakhia and Aditi Mangal Das.

Currently she resides in Montreal, where she is continuing her dance odyssey through collaboration, performance and teaching in Canada.

Sudeshna Maulik, danse kathak

Sudeshna Maulik, danseuse de kathak, fait partie des interprètes de danse classique indienne les plus prometteurs du Canada. Grâce à sa présence électrisante et à son dévouement total envers la danse, ses interprétations sont empreintes d’une intensité et d’une puissance exceptionnelles. Sa maîtrise de la technique du kathak est le résultat d’une formation rigoureuse qu’elle a commencée auprès de Pt. Chitresh Das dès l’âge de sept ans. Elle a poursuivi sa formation à New Delhi, d’abord au Bharatiya Kala Kendra, puis au Kathak Kendra, sous la supervision de Padmabhibhushan Birju Maharaj, une légende du kathak.

Grâce à ses professeurs, elle est exposée au meilleur de différentes traditions, ce qui lui a permis de créer un style qui lui est propre et qui a fait partie de nombreuses productions en Inde et à l’étranger, commanditées par l’Indian Council for Cultural Relations, l’Indian Tourism Development Corporation Limited, International Dance Companies, parmi d’autres. Artiste liée à la Delhi Doordarshan (télévision nationale), elle a aussi participé au centre de production centrale (C.P.C.) à différents ballets chorégraphiés par le gourou Pt. Birju Maharaj-Ji, Kumudini Lakhia et Aditi Mangal Das.

Sudeshna Maulik vit à Montréal où elle poursuit sa carrière en danse par des collaborations, des interprétations et l’enseignement.


2 Responses to “à propos / About Sudeshna Maulik”

  1. Ashesh November 23, 2010 at 8:42 am #

    Greetings from Sangeet students from MGI. You have an amazing blog! It feels great to see your performance. will keep checking the blog.
    you can read on your first kathak performance on:
    hope to keep in touch

    • Sudeshna Maulik January 5, 2011 at 9:02 pm #

      Hi..sorry to take so long to get back to you. My name is Lorraine Craig, I manage the blog

      I will pass thison to Sudeshna, she will be back from india in 2 weeks or so.

      appologie for tardyness

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