Dances of India Tickets are on Sale!

Come celebrate the history and culture of India as Dances of India celebrates its 16th year at CPCC. You will not want to miss this performance featuring internationally acclaimed performer and choreographer Dr. Maha Gingrich and group. Enjoy a large ensemble of dancers as they present 3,000-year-old classical and folk dances of India. Join us for the show’s signature dance, “Unity in Diversity,” which features several international dance styles set to live music. Click here for a sneak preview.

Dances of India to Feature Bhangra Dance – Buy Your Tickets Now!

Dances of India brings people together, literally! Watch graduates from Florida State, Chapel Hill, UNC Charlotte, CPCC and Davidson, just to mention a few, come together to do Bhangra dance. This dance is the most popular and high energy dance in Indian folk dance styles and in the USA.

Take a look at our super group rehearsal pic! Buy your tickets now as only 65 tickets are left.

Group of Bhangra dancers

Attend the 15th Anniversary Performance of “Dances of India”

Join us for the 15th anniversary of Dances of India on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 4 p.m. in CPCC’s Halton Theater. We would like to encourage you to purchase your tickets early.Dances of India

Due to your support, we have been sold out for the past 14 years. Let’s do it again to celebrate our 15th anniversary.

Click here to purchase tickets: http://tix.cpcc.edu/events/dances-of-india-2017 or you can call the box office at 704-330-6534. 

Click here for a sneak preview: https://youtu.be/sIaBNrGirx4

Our website: http://www.cpccfoundation.org/dance-of-india/

Thanks for your support of this community outreach initiative of the college.

Dances of India Arrives in the Halton Theater This Week!

Dances of India is on this Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 4 p.m. in the CPCC’s Halton Theater.  If you are planning on attending, you must purchase your tickets NOW as only few balcony seats are left. Dances of India stage

Come and celebrate the rich culture of India and the show’s signature dance “Unity in Diversity” set to live music, and seven international dance styles. We are featuring more than 60 dancers this year.  

Bring your friends to experience and enjoy the high energy folk traditions of India, Latin America, Russia and Ireland and learn about our similarities.

Purchase Tickets here or purchase your tickets now by calling the box office at 704-330-6534.

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Get your tickets ASAP. We are looking forward to seeing you!

Dances of India Offers Something for Everyone – Purchase Your Tickets Today!

Dances of India is only a week away on Saturday, April 23, 2016, at 4 p.m. in the CPCC’s Halton Theater. Dances of India has been sold out from its inception for the past 13 years. Dances of India Dancer

We will showcase 3,000 year old classical dances, some with live Indian music for the first time. Come and see what does Indian dances and Irish dances have in common.

Watch more than 60 performers, the show will amaze you with storytelling and incredible footwork.

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Dances of India – April 23: Purchase Your Tickets Today!

Dances of India is just two weeks away on Saturday, April 23, 2016, at 4 p.m. in CPCC’s Halton Theater. Come and celebrate the rich culture of India and the show’s signature dance “Unity in Diversity” set to live music, and 2016 Dances of Indiaseven international dance styles. We are featuring more than 60 dancers this year.  Bring your friends to experience and enjoy the high energy folk traditions of India and the amazing costumes and jewelry.

Purchase tickets here. Or purchase your tickets now by calling the box office at 704-330-6534.

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CPCC to host 13th anniversary performance of “Dances of India” on April 25

WHAT: Internationally acclaimed performer and choreographer Dr. Maha Gingrich is excited to return to Central Piedmont Community College’s Halton Theater stage to present the 13th anniversary performance of “Dances of India,” a community outreach initiative.

This year’s performance features more than 55 dancers performing 3,000 year-old classical Indian dances. Audiences will delight in watching as the dances show the many similarities between Indian dance styles and other international dances, especially during the show’s signature dance, “Unity in Diversity,” set to live orchestral music. Audiences won’t want to miss this special event which will feature a variety of rich temple dances brought to life through a series of striking dance dramas that feature unique props, silk costumes and masks.

Under Gingrich’s direction, “Dances of India” has received a number of accolades, including being named one of the top nine memorable events among the nation’s community colleges by Community College Week. Gingrich, who danced professionally in her native India, has been teaching dance in Charlotte since 1986. Trained in three different dance traditions, she has a great love for this dance form and keeping the heritage alive in this community while sharing the message of unity in diversity with residents at the regional level and beyond.

To see a sneak peek of “Dances of India,” visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBYzVhDzlFc&feature=youtu.be.

WHEN: Saturday, April 25; 4 p.m.

WHERE: Halton Theater, CPCC Central Campus, 1206 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte, N.C.

CONTACT: Tickets are $5 for children under 18 and $10 for adults (plus applicable N.C. admission tax). Tickets may be purchased online at http://tix.cpcc.edu or by calling the SunTrust Box Office at 704.330.6534. Free event parking is available.

“Dances of India” Returns to CPCC on April 26

Dance of India

Click on this photo to view an online video about "Dances of India" at CPCC!

Dances of India” is excited to return this year to CPCC’s Halton Theater stage on Saturday, April 26 at 4 p.m.. For 12 years, Dr. Maha Gingrich has created a performance that has celebrated the history and culture of India through dance, bringing 3,000-year-old art forms to today’s audiences.

This year’s performance will explore the world of martial arts and how India’s many classical dances, such as Kuchipudi, Bharatha Natyam and Kathak, have influenced the practices we know today such as Yoga, Kung Fu, Kali and others. Audiences will delight in watching as the dances show the many similarities between Indian dance styles and other international dances, especially during the show’s signature dance, “Unity in Diversity,” set to live orchestral music. Audiences won’t want to miss this special event which strives to connect Indian dances to the world through a series of striking dance dramas that feature unique props, silk costumes and a compelling narrative.

  • Date/time: Saturday, April 26 at 4 p.m.
  • Location: CPCC Halton Theater (1206 Elizabeth Ave.)
  • Ticket prices: $10 for adults, $5 for children under 18
  • Purchase tickets: tix.cpcc.edu
Under Gingrich’s direction, Dances of India has received a number of accolades, including being named one of the top nine memorable events among the nation’s community colleges by Community College Week. Gingrich, who danced professionally in her native India, has been teaching dance in Charlotte since 1986. Trained in three different dance traditions, she has a great love for this dance form and keeping the heritage alive in this community while sharing the message of unity in diversity with residents at the regional level and beyond.
Dances of India 2014 at CPCC

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