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Weaving a fabric of arts

 

About Leela Foundation

Our Vision

To explore the truth and beauty in all art forms and celebrate their unity of spirit.

Our Mission

  • To link the community and the arts through performance, education, and outreach.

  • To create a space where artistic expression through dance, music, visual arts, and the written word is celebrated.

  • To educate, enthrall, and enliven.

 

Our approach

Artistic
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Growing Leela Dance Company from a semi-professional company to a professional company. To create high-quality work of arts, rooted in tradition while highlighting social issues across cultures. Host artistic residencies to develop new works. Create an
environment where dance and allied arts co-exist.

Education
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Encourage research to preserve Indian classical dance. Communicate the legacy of dance, through a Lecture Series initiative that will put the spotlight on Dance History and Philosophy.

Outreach
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Participate in local community events. Conduct workshops at schools, colleges, and community events. Highlight the enormous benefits of dance for physical and mental well-being.

 

Upcoming events

Mata ni Pachedi
“Mata ni Pachedi”, a folk art from the states of Gujarat and Rajasthan in India. The hallmark of this style is creating intricate paintings of feminine divinity, primarily in red and black. The 3-session workshop on September 17, 23 & 30 in collaboration with Ansimit by Sampada will explore ...
When
Sep 16, 6:00 PM EDT
Where
Zoom class
This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. www.NCArts.org
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