Studio Stories: Reminiscing on Twin Cities Dance with Rita Mustaphi

Join ARENA DANCES for our Studio Stories podcast, where we reminisce on Twin Cities dance history. This week, we finish out Season 12 with Rita Mustaphi for Episode 142!

Rita Mustaphi is a choreographer, dancer, educator, and disciple of the living legend Pandit Birju Maharaj in the Kathak style of Indian classical dance. She is known for her visionary approach and innovations in dance, multi-disciplinary productions incorporating spoken word, live and commissioned music, and the utilization of production elements. She is the Founder and Artistic Director of Katha Dance Theatre, established in 1987. Under her vision and leadership, the company has become renowned for its dynamic productions, distinctive movement style, and technical virtuosity. Her work and intelligently crafted storytelling are recognized as being profoundly moving and effortlessly intimate.

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