Welcome to Chitraleka Dance Company's official website. Our company and dance academy specialise in South India’s ancient and graceful classical dance, Bharatanatyam. We are celebrating over 28 years of work in the dance sector, promoting the growth and popularity of the art form in formal education, community outreach work and touring productions.
Chitraleka Dance Academy will be performing their annual event, Samaagama 2017 on Saturday Sun 25 November at the prestigious Bethel Convention Centre, Kelvin Way, West Bromwich B70 7JW. The evening will feature performances by young talented Bharatanatyam dancers from the Academy trained by Chitraleka Bolar, complete with vibrant traditional costumes and specially commissioned music. Explore the gallery page to see images from previous Samaagama shows!
Watch this space for announcements when tickets go on sale.
Bharatanatyam training with Chitraleka Dance Academy
Whatever your level of experience, our Academy offers the some of the country's highest quality training in Bharatanatyam - delivered by the professionals who live and breath the art form. Above all we want you to have fun and enjoy your learning experience with us; whether as an adult looking for a leisure class, a student embarking on a classical dance career, or a parent realising the positive benefits of the cultural values that we can offer to your child.
Regular classes in Bharatanatyam
Classes in Bharatanatyam are conducted at three different centres in the West Midlands
1. King Edward VI Handsworth School in Birmingham, where the Academy has been running for well over 12 years and runs its full range of teaching activities on Saturdays and Sundays
2. The Womens Institure in Solihull on Fridays and Sundays