Milap are working with their friends Sahapedia to present In Pursuit Of Excellence – an interview series with classical dance maestros of India curated by Madhur Gupta, Sangeet Vidya Niketan, and hosted by Sahapedia.
The event runs from 18 June to 7 July, interviews start at 2pm.
The series will feature maestros like Aditi Mangaldas, Sujata Mohapatra, Raja and Radha Reddy, Anita Ratnam, Saswati Sen, Mallika Sarabhai, Surupa Sen, Prathibha Prahlad, Shovana Narayan and Alarmel Valli.
In this series, the maestros will reflect on their journeys and talk about their influences, their innovations to the dance form, and the challenges they faced.
This series has been curated by Madhur Gupta, one of the leading Odissi dance exponents of his generation. He is also an author and columnist widely featured in national and international publications for his sensitive writings in the field of arts and culture.
Apart from extensively performing and writing, Madhur also teaches Odissi at Sangeet Vidya Niketan, New Delhi.
All interviews can be viewed on Milapfest’s Facebook page.