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Dance to host Alpana Kagal Jacob Feb. 23
The Texas Woman’s University Community Dance Center
will present Alpana Kagal Jacob and students in a lecture-demonstration
performance, “Discover India through Dance,” Friday,
Feb. 23. The event is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. in Studio
208 in the Dance Building, located on the northeast corner
of Bell Avenue and Administration Drive on TWU’s Denton
campus. Admission is $15 for the public, and $5 for TWU students.
For more information, call (940) 898-3408.
will include both contemporary and traditional dances from
the ancient dance form in Southern India. Dancers are Thriveni
Sairam, Arathi Sairam, Chaya Kumar, Rani Kumar, Chandini Patel,
Shantini Kumar, Shweta Amasavelu and Mitali Sathaye Ms. Jacob
performed her arangetram in 1987 and has continued studying
under the guidance of Shrimati Revathi Satyu, where she has
participated in dance dramas such as Anmol Bhakti, Virangana,
Nava Rasa Sansar, and Akhilam Madhuram. In 1995, she toured
India with the folk dance company Sundara Mana Madhi Burli.
She is a resident artist and performer with Young Audiences
of North Texas, an organization that promotes the arts and
culture in the public school system.
She also has conducted
master classes at TWU, the University of North Texas, the
University of Dallas, Brookhaven College and various museums
in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Ms. Jacob recently was highlighted
in the “Dallas Guide” as a top children’s
performer and has worked with the Dallas Theater Center’s
summer program. She currently teaches at the Arathi School
of Dance in Carrollton, where she lives with her husband,
Pavin, and two children, Savini and Jude.
Tel: (940) 898-3456