Leela Dance Collective presents Devi, Part One

Presented by Leela Dance Collective

Friday, June 9 at 8 pm and Saturday, June 10 at 4 pm


CounterPulse and Leela Dance Collective announce the co-production and world premiere of Devi, Part One, a traditional kathak performance by Rukhmani Mehta* (previously Rina Mehta). Featuring live classical music with artists from India and New York including Jayanta Banerjee (sitar), Jay Gandhi (bansuri) and Satya Prakash (tabla).


*Ms. Mehta is a senior disciple of renowned kathak master, Pt. Chitresh Das and Founding Artist of Leela Dance Collective. 


The first half of Devi, Part One features the traditional kathak solo, where audiences have the opportunity to experience the kathak tradition in its original intent and form. The second half of the performance features an abstract interpretation and exploration of the tradition, where Mehta looks at how Indian mythology understands and expresses the nature of the feminine.


$20-$50 sliding scale.

City: San Francisco
Price Range:
$20-$50 sliding scale.



1310 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
United States