Astha Dixit Kathak Dancer Profile
Astha Dixit
Kathak
Astha Dixit Kathak Dancer Profile

Astha Dixit is a Classical Danseuse - a Kathak Dancer - trained in New Delhi, India under the preeminent Guru's of the tradition. She received her primary training from Shri Harish Gangani of the renowned Gangani family lineage of the Jaipur Gharana known for its scintillating rhythmic technique and stunningly fast spins. She is currently training and working with Smt. Malti Shyam, renowned exponent and senior disciple of Pt. Birju Marahaj. She is a stunning performer, graceful and precise in her movement, and her stage presence has a unique quality to pull and carry the audience into her dance. Her expression (bhav) is mesmerizing and as this age old tradition of story-telling calls for – has the power to transport one to another time.

She has worked in the choreographic works of Smt. Kumudini Lakhia, Smt. Gitanjali Lal, Pt. Rajendra Gangani and Smt. Malti Shyam for major national and international dance festivals. She served as a dancer in the Dance Repertory of the National Institute of Kathak Dance (Kathak Kendra) under the Ministry of Culture for two years. Her own solo choreographies include Samarpan, an absolute offering of the self to the Ultimate, and Sancarana, a performance interpreting the Buddhist haikus of renowned poet Satish Gupta. She has performed at festivals in India such as Khajuraho Dance Festival, Kathak Mahotsav, Konark Festival, Baroda Kathak Dance Festival and Internationally in World Culture Festival, Germany, Festival of India, China, UK, and the US.

Astha has acted in multiple films in South Indian Cinema as an actress and dancer – Chandrahas (lead role) and Pellaina Kothalo (supporting role). In the latter, she played the role of Goddess Ganga dancing in a fiery rage at Mt. Kailash along with other stunning dance sequences throughout the two films.

Raised originally in Los Angeles, Californa, Astha co-founded her own dance company (2003-2005) that toured throughout the US. As they became an icon for unique India inspired performances in the Hollywood Industry, Astha and her dance company performed in an International Pepsi Commercial with world famous pop singer, Christina Aguilera in 2005.

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Astha Dixit
New Delhi
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