Tejas Dance will leave you in a trance-like state from the combination of untethered stomps, intricate expressions, and enchanting stories. Dance partners Bhuvana Venkatraman & Chintan Patel find innovative new ways of sharing the classical Indian technique of Bharatanatyam with contemporary audiences. Through lively spatial patterns and precarious holds, the dancers hold lengthy stillness in stressful bends before erupting into elongated strides, pulling the duet into every corner of the stage. Through a dramatic collection of narratives, mudras, and athletic movements, Tejas Dance uses a dance form closely tied to storytelling to provide a visually stunning tribute to Indian culture, community, and humanity. Tejas Dance is sure to take the audience members on a journey into India’s past and present through poetry and musically charged movements. Tejas Dance offers several evening-length productions as well as customized programs to suit various events, venues, and audiences. They also offer master classes, workshops, and lecture-demonstrations on storytelling through Bharatanatyam. Photo by Kim Leeson.

Additional information



Contact name

Bhuvana Venkatraman

Contact address

3630 Harry Hines Blvd Dallas TX 75219

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Public performance

$500 – $8000

School performance

$300 – $2500

Workshop fees

$300 – $2000

Travel per diem lodging

$500 – $4000




Special audiences

Festivals, Hands-on activities, Libraries, People with disabilities, Schools, Seniors

School audiences

Elementary, High, Middle

Venue size

Larger, Medium, Smaller

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