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A BRIEF PROFILE
Kasturi Pattanaik is a performer, composer, teacher, and choreographer of Odissi. She is well-acclaimed as a seniormost exponent of Odissi dance form. She is both a soloist and group performer, focusing on Odissi dance drama, which blends the classical and folk traditions of Odisha, Indian mythology, and historical and social issues.
CHOREOGRAPHIES / PRODUCTIONS
Kasturi Pattanaik’s choreographies and productions have been superbly acclaimed and received artistic accolades for artistic ingenuity. What has been remarkable and distinguishing, is that through her new creations in Odissi dance, she has introduced new concepts, objectives, themes, identities, values, meanings, movements and practices in the existing five sequential repertory of Odissi dance as well as in dance dramas in Odissi dance style. Her new creations-choreographies and productions have further enlarged and deepened the classical canvas and cultural rooting of Odissi dance; considerably enhancing its artistic evolutionary essence in the contemporary settings.
Kasturi Pattanaik has been participating in various national and international arts and dance festivals in India and abroad. She has also been hosting and co-ordinating thematic classical dance festivals.