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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

  • Mithila / Madhubani Art Godna Style for children (7 - 15) 2 days
    Dec 16, 5:30 PM – Dec 18, 3:00 PM
    Leela Studio, 1018, Suite E, Morrisville Pkwy, Morrisville, NC 27560, USA
    An in-person workshop for children (7 - 15 yo) - Dec 16th 5:30pm to 7:30pm EST and Dec 18th 1 pm to 3pm EST.
  • Mithila / Madhubani Art Godna Style for adults
    Sat, Dec 17
    Zoom details to follow.
    Dec 17, 10:00 AM – Dec 18, 12:00 PM
    Zoom details to follow.
    An online workshop for adults - Dec 17th and Dec 18th 10 am to 12 noon EST.
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In this time of war, we stand with the people of Ukraine and encourage you to donate to help them. Please consider a donation to International Medical Corps. Please specify that your donation goes to help those in the war in Ukraine.

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This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. www.NCArts.org