R&D in action

Elena Catalano and myself enjoyed a creative summer this year, with our research and development project Myth Embodied… Following a fruitful week in the studio in Oxford in July with Kali Chandrasegaram, we met again in August in Bedford. Joined by David Murphy, Preetha Narayanan, Kaviraj Singh and Fiona Hymns, the Myth Embodied team spent […]

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Myth Embodied

    I’m excited to announce that I am currently working with Elena Catalano and a host of talented collaborators on Myth Embodied – a research and development project in which we each hope to generate ideas for two new dance pieces intertwining the poetry of the Gita Govinda with Greek mythology. We are very […]

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Dancing through 2018…

As 2018 draws to a close, I thought it would be a good idea to summarise the exciting dance events I’ve been lucky enough to be part of over the last 12 months… Back in December 2017 I was grateful to be part of the annual Bonnie Bird Choreography Awards in partnership with Akademi. Alongside […]

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Classes continue in Oxford

From Thursday 26th April, the Oxford Odissi dance class will resume at Pegasus Theatre. The weekly class is open to beginners and aims to introduce people of all levels to the power and elegance of this beautiful dance form. This term the class will continue to focus on foundations of odissi technique, building strength, flexibility […]

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NEW Odissi Classes in Oxford

I am very excited to announce that I will be starting a weekly Odissi class in Oxford later this month at Pegasus Theatre! Commencing on Thursday 26th October, I will be running a weekly class open to beginners and dancers of all levels. For more information, contact me at katieryandance@gmail.com.  

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Odissi Ensemble – Of Gods and Mortals

Joining forces with talented dancers and musicians Kali Chandrasegaram, Elena Catalano, Maryam Shakiba, Ranjana Ghatak, May Robertson, Gurdain Rayatt and Parvati Rajamani, Katie has been touring Of Gods and Mortals around the UK over this Spring and Summer. Produced by Sanjeevini Dutta, Director of Kadam / Pulse, the show comprises classical Odissi repertoire rearranged for […]

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