Chitra Kalyandurg and Paige Hernandez present their world premiere production, The Nayika Project, at INTERSECTIONS presented by Atlas Performing Arts Center on March 1, 2014.

Chitra performs Sanchara Dadhara, choreographed by Dr. Vempati Chinna Satyam, at the “Kalāshraya Dance Festival,” in April 2013. The festival was curated by Dr. Janaki Rangarajan.


Chitra Kalyandurg performs two Kuchipudi pieces at the IDEA Living Dance Festival in October 2011.  The first, Ananda Narthana Ganapatim, is choreographed by Jaikishore Mosalikanti.  The second is Narayaneeyam, choreographed by the late Padmabhushan Dr. Vempati Chinna Satyam. interviews Chitra Kalyandurg as part of a spotlight on classical Indian dance.


Chitra Kalyandurg and Shailaja Maru-Jauhari perform their production of On the Temple Path, a Kuchipudi and Bharatanatyam dance performance.  This collaborative presentation was performed on September 25, 2010 at the Jewish Community Center, Rockville, MD.


“Bunny, Bunny” was created in 2010 as an Artistic Blind Date project for the Source Theater Festival by Seamus Sullivan (playwright), Lisa Caruso (director and filmmaker) and Chitra Kalyandurg (choreographer and dancer). The 20-minute piece explores the tangled history of the DC area’s Bunnyman urban legend. This is a short excerpt from the production.


Chitra Kalyandurg, along with the Kalanidhi Dance Company, performs Jagadaananda Kaaraka, a stunning adaptation in dance and music of Saint Tyagaraja’s famous poems on Rama.  This Kuchipudi piece is choreographed by Dr. Vempati Chinna Satyam.