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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

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

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

Aesthetics of Indian Classical Dance Workshop
This six session workshop on the Aesthetics of Indian Classical Dance takes place from 9 am - 10:30 am and is taught by Mandakini Trivedi,
When
Apr 27, 9:14 AM – May 16, 9:00 AM
Where
Online Event
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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