Usiloquy Dance Designs


Ragas + Airs 2014

Bharatanatyam work highlighting Celtic music and folklore, expanding upon the historic connections between South Asian and Celtic heritage.
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CHAAT 2009

Typically a street side snack with intensely hot, tangy, spicy, sweet and salty flavors, Chaat becomes a contemporary hybridization of the ancient techniques of Bharatanatyam and Indo Western fusion music. Set to specially commissioned music by Philadelphia based Thomas Flanagan and Jeremy Dyen of Amrita, Chaat is an ode to the commonality of the human experience.
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Rini & Usiloquy 2023

Rini and Usiloquy 2023 Shaily Dadiala’s experimental choreography derived from the techniques of Bharatanatyam and Indian Contemporary Dance and Rini’s Carnatic music with electronic jazz music elements takes turns playing parallels and matching rhythms through the live, collaborative set.
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Learn more about Rini and Indian Jazztronica music.

Grihani 2008

Based on the contradictory emotions experienced by women choosing to be home makers in the current society. Choreographed on an original score by Praveen D. Rao.
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Chandroutie 2011

A dance production based on the indentured labor movement of the 1800s from India to South American countries of Guyana, Trinidad and Suriname and the resulting musical traditions. Chandroutie features dance set on works by Indo Caribbean artists from Trinidad, Queens and Guyana.
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Custom suites are available from the company’s repertoire- consisting of over 12 original and traditional choreographic works- can be tailored according to the event.



Intro to Indian classical and folk arts for children ages 7 to 12 years.


Lecture Demonstration and Bharatanatyam technique for adults.


Inter-generational workshop for families and mixed age groups.

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