The  Innovator  Choreographer 

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Endowed with a highly imaginative mind, her creativity meditates between moral commitments to the traditional form blended effortlessly with contemporary experiments. An interface of technical mastery and creative expressionism, her productions introduce a vast repository of movements and an intensely versatile body language – simple, eloquent, visually inspiring making the classical dance comprehensible without compromising on aesthetic standards.

Thematic Productions

Depicting the Shakta Cult eulogising the Shakti, i.e. the powerful Tridevi - Saraswati, Laxmi and Parvati who destroy the evil manpower and emerge victorious as the Adyashakti, verses from the Devi Mahatmaya and Devi Sukta.

Adyashakti Vandana

Concept, Choreography & Direction: Dr. Sandhya Purecha

Group Performance on Recorded or Live Music

Music: K.A. Sivaramakrishnan & N. N. Sivaprasad 

Duration: 20 minutes to 60 minutes

Troupe: 5 to 16 Artists

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Depicting various incarnations of Shiva from the Shiva Purana and Hindu Mythology like Neelkantha Shiva, Sati-Shiva Vivah, Sati Balidan, Kamadev Dahan, Parvati Parinaya, Kartikeya Janma, Ganesh Utpatti, Gangavatarnam, Tripurasura Vadha, Adhakasura Vadha, Kalantaka Shiva, Nataraja, Ardhanarishwara.

Om Sarvam Shivamayam

Concept, Choreography & Direction: Dr. Sandhya Purecha

Group Performance on Recorded or Live Music

Music: Parikshit Bhatkhande 

Duration: 20 to 70 minutes

Troupe: 8 to 22 Artists

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A beautiful love saga of the union of Radha and Krishna based on the Ashtapadis from Jayadeva's lyrical poetry Geet Govind.

Geet Govind

Concept, Choreography & Direction: Dr. Sandhya Purecha

Group Performance on Recorded or Live Music Music: Manoj Desai

Duration: 40 to 75 minutes

Troupe: 6 to 8 Artists

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Adi Shankaracharya Mahima

Concept, Choreography & Direction: Dr. Sandhya Purecha

Group Performance on Recorded or Live Music

Music: Parikshit Bhatkhande 

Duration: 20 to 70 minutes

Troupe: 6 to 16 Artists

Based on the Sanskrit Stotras of Adi Shankaracharya like Ganga Stotra, Yamunashtakam, Narmadashtakam, Bhaja Govindam, Ardhanarishwara Stotra, Panchakshara Stotra and Umamaheshwara Stotra.
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A historical journey based on the book The Discovery of India (1946) that covers a 5000-year history of India from its beginnings to independence from the British in 1947.

Discovery of India

Concept, Choreography & Direction: Dr. Sandhya Purecha

Group Performance on Recorded or Live Music

Music: Manoj Desai

Duration: 70 minutes

Troupe: 40 Artists

Concept & Choreography of Discovery of I

Insaniyat ka Zakheera

Based on the concept of humanity through the preachings of Saints and Ancient Indian Treatises.

Concept, Choreography & Direction: Dr. Sandhya Purecha

Group Performance on Recorded or Live Music

Music: Parikshit Bhatkhande 

Duration: 20 to 70 minutes

Troupe: 6 to 16 Artists

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Concept, Choreography & Direction: Dr. Sandhya Purecha

Group Performance on Recorded

Music: Deepak Patekar

Duration: 45 minutes

Troupe: 20 Artists

A visual portrayal of tales from the Shiva Purana on the origin and significance of the celebration of Mahashivaratri.

Shivalilamritam

Ananda Rang

A choreographic rendition describing the 14 dreams visualised by Queen Trishala during the birth of the 24th Tirthankara, Lord Mahavir from Jain Scriptures.

Concept, Choreography & Direction: Dr. Sandhya Purecha

Group Performance on Recorded

Music: Ashit Desai

Duration: 45 minutes

Troupe: 20 Artists

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Concept, Choreography & Direction: Dr. Sandhya Purecha

Group Performance on Recorded or Live Music

Music: Ashit Desai

Duration: 45 minutes

Troupe: 6–8 Artists

A choreographic rendition of the powerful Jainism Bhaktamar stotra penned in Sanskrit by Acharya Manatunga a missionary Jain monk.

Bhaktamar Stotra

Concept, Choreography & Direction: Dr. Sandhya Purecha

Group Performance on Recorded or Live Music

Dance Styles: Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Kathakali & Contemporary

Music: Kamlesh Bhadkamkar & Varsha Bhave, Guidance by Viju Shah

Duration: 70 minutes

Troupe: 21 Artists

Spreading environmental awareness to Save Nature, Save the Environment and Save the Future.

Dharma

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Concept, Choreography & Direction: Dr. Sandhya Purecha

Group Performance on Recorded or Live Music

Dance Styles:  Bharatanatyam, Kathak & Folk Artists

Music: Ashit Desai

Duration: 70 minutes

Troupe: 22 Artists

Bringing Paintings to life through this thematic portrayal of Buddha based on the paintings of the Mulagandha Kuti Vihar, Sarnath.

Buddha Charita

Concept, Choreography & Direction: Dr. Sandhya Purecha

Group Performance on Live Music

Music: K.A. Sivaramakrishnan

Duration: 60 minutes

Troupe: 10 Artists

Based on the Ten Directions from the Sanskrit text Sritatvanidhi

Dasha Dik Swarupam

Parvati Parinaya

Based on the Dohas from Tulsi Ramayana

Concept, Choreography & Direction: Dr. Sandhya Purecha

Group Performance on Live Music

Music: K.A. Sivaramakrishnan

Duration: 70 minutes

Troupe: 20 Artists

Laghu Ramayana

Based on the Verses from the Laghu Ramayana

Concept, Choreography & Direction: Dr. Sandhya Purecha

Group Performance on Live Music

Music: K.A. Sivaramakrishnan

Duration: 60 minutes

Troupe: 12 Artists

Shishu

Choreographed specially on children, this production is a portrayal of the beautiful poetries penned by Rabindranath Tagore's writings of Shishu, Gitanjali and Geetabitan.

Concept, Choreography & Direction: Dr. Sandhya Purecha,

assisted by Priyadarshini Ghosh & Mohana Iyer

Group Performance on Recorded Music

Music: Shubroto Mukerji Babuda

Duration: 60 minutes

Troupe: 60 Child Artists

Choreographic Ensembles

Research  Based 

Concept, Choreography & Direction: Dr. Sandhya Purecha

Group Performance on Recorded Music

Music: Manoj Desai

Duration: 40 to 70 minutes

Troupe: 6 to 16 Artists

Based on Kumbha Raja's Kalasa Karanas (rare desi Karanas) from the Nritya Ratna Kosh woven into Kalidasa's lyrical poetry Rutusamhara.

Arthashringara

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Concept, Choreography & Direction: Dr. Sandhya Purecha

Group Performance on Recorded Music

Music: Manoj Desai

Duration: 40–75 minutes

Troupe: 6 to 8 Artists

A Research Production based on the 8 Nayikas - Heroines as illustrated in Bharata’s Natyashastra woven into lyrical Ashtapadis from Jayadeva’s Gita Govinda.

Ashtanayika

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Concept, Choreography & Direction: Dr. Sandhya Purecha

Group Performance on Recorded Music

Music: Manoj Desai

Duration: 20 to 70 minutes

Troupe: 6 to 12 Artists

A choreographic ensemble on Abhangas written by rare women saints of Maharashtra - Janabai, Muktabai, Soyrabai and Venabai.

Brahmanand

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Concept, Choreography & Direction: Dr. Sandhya Purecha

Group Performance on Recorded Music

Music: K. A. Sivaramakrishnan 

Duration: 20–120 minutes

Troupe: 6 to 16 Artists

Creative Contemporary Choreography based on the Sthanakas, Mandalas, Gatis and Charis from the ancient Indian Sanskrit treatise, Abhinaya Darpanam.

Guru Dakshina

Concept, Choreography & Direction: Dr. Sandhya Purecha

Group Performance on Recorded Music

Music: Prashant Thackeray

Duration: 60 minutes

Troupe: 16 Artists

Choreography based on Gyanpeeth Awardees’ writings in different languages like Tamil, Telugu, Bangla, Asami,  Marathi

Choreography on Gyaanpeeth Awardees 

Concept, Choreography & Direction: Dr. Sandhya Purecha

Dance Styles: Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Odissi & Lavani

Group Performance on Live Music

Music: K. A. Sivaramakrishnan 

Duration: 120 minutes

Troupe: 16 Artists + 16 Musicians

Showing the similarity in the repertoire of Indian classical dance and other dance forms of India. 

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