Usiloquy Dance Designs creates traditional and cross-cultural productions of Indian classical dance Bharatanatyam and conducts educational programs.

Upcoming Events

Beginners Bharatanatyam Class

In the Callowhill neighborhood of Philadelphia. Email Instructor Shaily Dadiala for more information.

Jun 17 - Aug 26, 2021
Thurs 6:30 - 7:30pm

Call for Auditions

Calling all dancers! Email Artistic Director Shaily Dadiala for more information or to audition.

Requirements:
  • 18 years or older
  • 3+ years of Bharatanatyam training
  • Live in the Greater Philadelphia area
  • Upcoming Events

    Beginners Bharatanatyam Class

    10-Week Beginners Bharatanatyam course for adults in the Callowhill neighborhood of Philadelphia. $200.

    Email Instructor Shaily Dadiala for more information or to sign up.

    Jun 17 - Aug 26, 2021
    Thursdays 6:30 - 7:30pm

    Call for Auditions

    Calling all Bharatanatyam dancers! Usiloquy is auditioning new dancers and would love for you to audition.

    Email Artistic Director Shaily Dadiala for more information or to sign up.

    Requirements:
  • 18 years or older
  • 3+ years of Bharatanatyam training
  • Live in the Greater Philadelphia area
  • Repertoire

    The company’s repertoire consists of over 12 original and traditional choreographic works.

    classes

    We offer ongoing classes in the Kalakshetra style of Bharatanatyam at Beginners, intermediate and advanced levels of study.

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    Usiloquy’s work is made possible by generous support from the Samuel S. Fels Fund, The Philadelphia Cultural Fund,
    The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

    Leadership support for the New Stages for Dance Initiative is provided by the MetLife Foundation. New Stages for Dance is a program of Dance/USA Philadelphia.

    Usiloquy Dance Designs is a not for profit, charitable organization under section 501©(3) of the Federal tax code.

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    Usiloquy Dance Designs
    Philadelphia, PA 19125