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Our School

KDT’s school, run by a disciple of the legendary Pandit Birju Maharaj, offers a rigorous Kathak curriculum.

Outreach Programs

Katha Dance Theatre seeks to engage the local community with cross-cultural workshops and performances.

What’s Happening

The latest goings-on at KDT!

  • Rita Mustaphi Receives McKnight Artist Fellowship for Choreographers

    We are so proud to announce that KDT Founder and Artistic Director Rita Mustaphi has been awarded a 2023 McKnight Artist Fellowship for Choreographers! She is among only three choreographers chosen for the […]

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  • Kathak E-motion

    Katha Dance Theatre is proud to present a classic Kathak work in the vein of those performed for kings and emperors in 18th century India. Kathak E-motion pays homage to Kathak’s […]

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We rely on your generosity to sustain our programming, which aims to inspire, captivate, and educate audiences about the beautiful Kathak dance tradition while expanding its artistic boundaries, making it more inclusive and accessible to all.