Past Performances

November

  • Performance, Diwali Celebration, Diversity Initiative Committee at WAWA Incorporated, Media, PA
  • Performance, Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival, Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia

August

  • “Philadelphia Asian Histories” performance, PAPA Living Museum, Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia

May

  • Performance, Asian American Heritage Month Celebration, City Hall, Philadelphia
  • Performance, Asian American Heritage Month Celebration, Governor’s Commission on Asian American Affairs, Harrisburg, PA

April

  • Workshop & Demonstration, Tacony LAB Community Arts Center, Philadelphia

March

  • Bharatanatyam Dance Workshop, The Common Room, Philadelphia

October

  • Usiloquy’s 10-year Anniversary Concert, Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia

May

  • Asian Pacific Heritage Month, Performance in City Hall Courtyard, Philadelphia

  • Annual Reception & Award Ceremony, Nationalities Service Center – WHYY Building, Philadelphia

  • Demonstration & workshop, Bodine High School for International Affairs, Philadelphia

 

 

October

  • Dunwoody Senior Center, Newtown Square, PA

  • Unitarian Society 10th Annual Diwali Celebration, Philadelphia

March

  • Cheltenham Township Library Concert, Wyncote, PA

 

 

December

  • Penn Asian Senior Services Holiday Party, Philadelphia

November

  • Unitarian Society of Germantown’s Annual Diwali Celebration, Philadelphia

October

  • Ragas & Airs, Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia

August

  • Mustard Seed Film Festival Opening Night, Reading Viaduct

June

  • West Park Art Fest, 4021 Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia

 
 

September

  • Facing East South Asian Performing Arts Festival, Painted Bride

April

  • ‘Sundays on Stage,’ Free Library of Philadelphia Central Branch

July

  • Ragas and Airs, The Irish Memorial

February

  • FEET! Usiloquy Dance Designs and the Lady Hoofers, Painted Bride Art Center

 

 

December

  • Lecture and Demonstration by Shaily Dadiala on ‘Abstraction in Design and Choreography’ at College of Architecture and Design in Nasik, India

November

  • Performance and lecture at the Unitarian Society of Germantown’s annual Diwali Celebration

October

  • Featured performance at Asian Arts Initiative hosted by South Asian American Digital Archives (SAADA)

  • Shaily Dadiala and composer Gene Coleman with Ensemble N_JP presented by Bowerbird at the Rotunda

  • Bharatanatyam workshop and talk at Fleisher Art Memorial

September

  • Bharatanatyam workshop and demonstration at Fleisher Art Memorial

April

  • Bharatanatyam shared Bill with New York Based Navatman Group at Angler Movement Studio

February

  • Workshop and Demonstration for K-6 to 8 students of Bala Cynwyd Middle School

 

 

November

  • Unitarian Society of Germantown’s annual Diwali Celebration

  • Featured performance at Asian Arts Initiative

  • International House of Philadelphia

October

  • Solo by Shaily Dadiala in “Mixed Drinks” presented by Melanie Stewart Dance Theater at the Christchurch Neighborhood House

September

  • Ganesha Festival at Bharatiya Temple, Montgomeryville, PA

August

  • ‘Indian Steps and Sounds’ in Collaboration with Raices Culturales Americanas at the White Space at the Crane School

April

  • ‘Roots, Rites and Rhythms’ festival at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts

July

  • International Festival at the Community College of Philadelphia

 

September

  • Christina Cultural Arts Center, Fringe Wilmington Festival, Delaware

October

  • International House Philadelphia, Incredible India Diwali celebration

  • Unitarian Society of Germantown Diwali celebration

July

  • Lecture-demonstration at the Summer Institute for educators, South Asia Center, University of Pennsylvania

June

  • Indo Caribbean Women’s Empowerment Summit, Queens, New York

May

  • ‘Creatures of Culture’ international series at the Philadelphia Zoo

  • Premier of ‘Chandroutie’ at the Annenberg Center, Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts

April

  • ‘In Celebration of Women’ by Apiary magazine, Arcadia University, Glenside PA

January

  • Philadelphia Museum of Art in collaboration with The Kimmel Center for Performing arts

 

 

November

  • Diwali celebration at The Unitarian Society of Germantown

October

  • High Wire Gallery, Fishtown, Philadelphia

June

  • Philadelphia Magic Gardens Summer solstice

  • Asian American Women’s Annual banquet, Chinatown, Philadelphia

May

  • Creatures of Culture series at The Philadelphia Zoo

April

  • Philadelphia Interfaith Peace Walk at Curio theatre, Calvary Center

  • North Philadelphia Arts and Culture Alliance open house at The Arts Garage

  • Performance for International Day at Community College of Philadelphia

March

  • Haiti Benefit Concert Performance by pre-professional group Us2, Elkins Estate, Elkins Park, PA

  • Solo by Shaily Dadiala – Inhale Performing Series, Chi Movement Arts Center, Philadelphia

 

 

December

  • Bharatnatyam classes

November

  • Premier of Chaat at The Painted Bride Art Center in Philadelphia

October

  • Indian Dance Lecture-demonstration and performance at the central branch of The Free Library of Philadelphia

  • Performance at the Diwali celebration for The Unitarian Society of Germantown

  • Chaat at The Grand Opera House as part of the Fringe Wilmington festival

July

  • Workshop and Performance at Studio 34

April

  • Lurainya’s World Dance Extravaganza at Warminster

October

  • Education Outreach and performance at premier of ‘Mystic India’ at The Franklin Institute of Science Philadelphia
  • Diwali Celebration of The Gujarati Samaj of Delware Valley Gwynedd Valley
  • Prelude performance to The Pandit Ravishankar and Anoushka Shankar’s concert at The Kimmel Center for Performing Arts Philadelphia

September

  • Premier of Grihani at The Philly Fringe Festival

June

  • The Summer Solstice Celebration at the Kimmel Center for Performing Arts Philadelphia
  • AID Charity Gala, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

April

  • Pennsylvania chapter annual NAME conference, Temple University Philadelphia

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The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

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