Upcoming Performances:
San Francisco Public Library:
North Beach - May 19th 2018 3:00 pm

Group Performances by Students: 
"Madhurastakam" at BAPS San Francisco Mandir Aug. 21 2011 

​"Kathak demo" at the SF Public Library - Noe Branch on Sept. 24 2011. Demo included brief intro about the dance form its history and present sate. Students performed vandana, todas, tatkar, chakkars followed by makhan chori gat by instructor Sarika Parekh

"Kathak demo" at the SF Public Library - West Portal branch on Oct. 15 2011. Demo included vandana, madhurastakam poem in sanskrit, todas, tatkar, chakkars, paltas/baat all performed by students ages 5 thru 11 followed by a kathak composition on Ottmar Liebert's "Verano De Alegria/Summer of Joy" musical piece by instructor Sarika Parekh 

Ram Navmi/Hari Jayanti celebrations at BAPS Temple San Jose/Milpitas Mandir April 8 2012. Students danced to the tunes of swaminarayan bhajan and presented a Classical, semi classical and folk dance performance to a strong crowd of 800+ audience

BAPS TempleSan Francisco April 15 2012 to perform a devotional piece for its anniversary celebrations along with ram Navmi and Hari Jayanti celebrations

"Kathak demo" at the SF Public Library 2013 - West Portal branch. Demo included poem in sanskrit, Shiva Stuti, kavit todas, tatkars, all performomed by students ages 5 thru 12 followed by a kathak composition on Ottmar Liebert's "Verano De Alegria/Summer of Joy" and Armiks "Rain Dance" musical piece by instructor Sarika Parekh

Diwali festival City and County of San Francisco 2014 - Students had performed at the City and County of San Francisco organized Diwali celebrations Lunch on

May 21 2016 - West Portal Library 11:00 am - in conjunction with Binal Vyas from India

May 7th 2017 - West Portal 
May 20th 2017 Richmond 
May 21st 2017 Merced
September 23rd 2017 11:00 am Middle Eastern Heritage Month Marina 
October 28th 2017  Richmond 
November 18th 2017 North Beach

In addition to the above instructor Sarika has choreographed multiple devotional pieces since 2004 for the BAPS Swaminarayan Temple of San Francisco - including a piece for the opening ceremony of the BAPS Chino Hills temple (LA) (ladies function) attended by 3000+ audience. Items include compositions in classical Kathak and Bharatnatyam styles folk dances styles Bhangra, Garba, Raas, Konkni, Semi classical dances etc..

Exam participation: 
Kathak students also participate in exams 

Others:
Students routinely perform Kathak pieces independently at their schools, international night, talent shows and other events not listed on this page.

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