Margam — A Dance Workshop

The Aradhana Committee announces a unique dance workshop opportunity during the 2016 Cleveland Thyagaraja Festival. We invite participants who are quick learners, and who are willing to work hard and dedicate their time to the workshop.

The Guru

The workshops will be conducted by one of India's most prominent exponents, Acharya Rathnakara Bragha Bessell.

Photo courtesy Amitava Sarkar

Workshop Details

  • The workshop will take place Monday March 28 – Friday April 1, 2016. Classes will be 2 hours each, starting at 2:00pm.
  • The workshop will be conducted at the Wyndham Hotel on Euclid Avenue, walking distance from Cleveland State University.
  • The dancers will be taught in a group setting, with individual attention as needed.
  • Individual dance styles will not be altered.
  • Due to the intense nature of the workshop, participants must be present for all days.
  • The cost of the workshop will be $250 (USD).

How to Apply

Step 1: Use the button below to make your payment online. You will receive a confirmation email from Amazon after your payment has been processed.

Step 2: Forward your payment confirmation email to Radhika Balasubramaniam (, along with the following information:

  • Name
  • Mailing address
  • Telephone number
  • E-mail address
  • Dance bio-data (as a separate attachment)

Step 3: You will receive a reply to your email confirming your participation in the workshop, along with more details about dress code, location, etc.

All material and payment must be received by March 20, 2016.