Sarah Morelli, Performances

Upcoming Performances

  • April 20. Continuum Festival of North Indian Classical Music & Dance at Z-Space, San Francisco, CA.

  • January 19. Son of the Wind, (playing the role of Sri Ramchandra) with the Leela Dance Collective at the Brahmara Festival of Dance, Royal Opera House, Mumbai, India.

Past Performances

  • August 25, 2018. Classical Music and Dance of India kathak soloist with featured musicians Steve Oda (sarod), Taro Terahara (bansuri), and Ty Burhoe (tabla) at the Nevei Kodesh Center, Boulder, CO.

  • July 1, 2018. Performance for State Bank of India annual Bank Day Festival, featuring the Leela Dance Collective and Pilgrimage initial seed collaborative piece with Rajasthani Folk ensemble in Jaipur, India.

  • April 27-28, 2018. Son of the Wind (as Sri Ramachandra) with the Leela Dance Collective at ODC Theater, San Francisco, CA. (three performances).

  • March 10, 2018. Traditional Kathak Solo at the University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK with accompanying musicians Amie Maciszewski (sitar), Vivek Virani (vocal) and Rohit Khanna (vocal).

  • Sept. 9, 2017. Pragati featuring performances by Mallika Sarabhai and Ensemble (Bharatanatyam) and the Leela Dance Collective (Kathak). Barclay Theater, Irvine, CA.

  • May 10, 2017. “Khammaj Tarana” in collaboration with the DU Wind Ensemble and Sureela Ensemble at the University of Denver’s Gates Hall, Denver CO.

  • May 6, 2017. Ritu: A Season for Dance sponsored by the Kerala Association of Colorado, Aurora, CO.

  • May 3, 2017. “Khammaj Tarana” at Shastra! Indian/Western Fusion with with Reena Esmail, Payton MacDonald, Jam Key Jam and Guests at The Dairy Arts Center, Boulder, CO.

  • April 21, 2017. Sarah performs a Traditional Kathak Solo with accompanying musicians Debashis Sarkar (vocal), Jayanta Banerjee (sitar), Satyaprakash Mishra (tabla) at University of Denver’s Hamilton Hall, Denver CO.

  • April 9, 2017. Son of the Wind (as Sri Ramachandra) the Leela Dance Collective world premiere at Sonoma State University’s Weill Hall, Rohnert Park, CA.

  • October 9, 2016. Ardhanari: Evoking Ancient India in our Modern World with the Leela Dance Collective in Calabassas, CA.

  • May 1, 2016. Aikyam: Puntuating Oneness collaboration between Kathak, Bharata Natyam and Odissi, with Hindustani and Karnatak musicians at Broomfield Auditorium, Broomfield, CO.

  • April 9, 2016. En Route: From Calcutta to California with the Leela Dance Collective at Union Station, Los Angeles, CA.

  • February 16, 2016. featured soloist at High Arts Asia, with Hindustani musicians and collaboration with Gamelan Tunas Mekar. University of Denver, Gates Hall.

  • April 28, 2013. Opening solo kathak performance with Abhiman Kaushal (tabla) for headliner Pandit Rajeev Taranath (sarod) at Afternoon of Indian Music and Dance, the Denver Art Museum, sponsored by the Asian Art Association.

  • April 24, 2010. Solo Kathak performance at the Denver Art Museum, sponsored by the Asian Art Association.

  • August 15, 2009. Solo Kathak performance at the 15th Annual Boulder Asian Festival.

  • April 10, 2009. Solo Kathak performance at the Denver Art Museum, sponsored by the Asian Art Association.

  • March 30, 2009. Full Solo Kathak performance at Bowling Green State University, Ohio.

  • November 22, 2008. Kathak performance for “la Fête de l’Association,” les Transe-Mutants dance company, Paris, France.

  • October 26, 2008. Brief Solo Kathak performance at the Society for Ethnomusicology Conference, Wesleyan University.

  • September 20, 2008. Solo kathak performance at “A Special Evening of Dance and Music of North India.” Canyon Theater, Boulder, CO.

  • May 10, 2008. Solo Kathak performance with Odissi Dancer Tejas Hemsell for “An Evening of Indian Classical Dance” at the Smokebrush Gallery, Colorado Springs, CO.

  • March 6, 2008. Evening-length solo performance of Kathak and Hindustani vocal music for “Sangeet” Lamont Society Subscription Series Concert, Hamilton Hall, University of Denver.

  • November 11, 2007. Kathak Yoga Solo performance, Shambhala Mountain Center, CO.

  • August 4, 2007. Kathak performance at St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata, India.

  • July 22, 2007. Kathak Yoga lecture-demonstration with Pandit Chitresh Das for “Sanskriti Mahotsav” at Nupur Zankar Centre, Mumbai, India.

  • July 17, 2007. Kathak performance at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Coimbatore, India.

  • July 10, 2007. Kathak performance with Charlotte Moraga at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry, India.

  • April 29, 2007. Evening-length kathak solo “Kathak: North Indian Classical Dance” Lamont Subscription Series Concert, Hamilton Hall, University of Denver, CO.