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Kuchipudi Traditional Indian Dance

Library Program for Adults

Sarada Nori Akella-photo appears with permissionKuchipudi Dance-photo appears with permissionSarada Nori Akella, an accomplished Kuchipudi dancer and disciple of Guru Vempati Ravi Shankar, and her LayaVinyasa students demonstrate Kuchipudi, a traditional Indian Dance recognized as a purely classical art form. The program provides a brief history of how Kuchipudi started and evolved and is followed by segments where the dancers will explain and demonstrate different aspects of Kuchipudi. Akella is the founder and artistic director of LayaVinyasa School of Dance and Music in Glastonbury. Seating is limited, so reservations are required online or at the library’s Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.

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