King of Kathak - Pandit. Birju Maharaj along with Saswathi Sen conducted a unique workshop for dancers at ADC.

Nirupama & Rajendra along with the ensemble presented a special performance " Samarpan" featuring two styles of classical dance - Bharathanatyam & Kathak for The Ambassador of United States of America Nancy Powell along with the US Consul General Jennifer McIntyre, to mark the American Independence Celebrations.

ADC had the greatest privilege to have the Legendary Guru- Dr.Maya Rao fondly addressed as Maya didi share her experiences of Abhinaya with the students of Abhinava. She brought the delicate nuances of Virahothkantitha & Vasakasajjika Nayika through two beautiful Tumris that she made students sing & dance.


Abhinava Dance Company shared experiences with Art with 25 Management students from the Temple University- Philadelphia USA. A brief account on the origin of Natya ,its Aesthetics, Art experience and how Abhinava dance company has taken in forward through its innovative performances was showcased to the recepients.

Abhinava Dance Company  presented " Natya Darshan " for a team of MBA students from Fox School of Business at Temple University, Philadelphia, USA as a part of their study tour to provide a cultural experience.


Abhinava Dance Company offered a brief talk on the essence of Natyashastra and demonstrated some elements from Natyashastra and showcased few scenes from the Abhinava dance company productions for the students from Fox School of Business- Temple University, Philadelphia, USA