Barkha PATEL

Kathak Dance Artist

Barkha Dance Company (BDC) is a classical Kathak dance organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Indian art and culture through performance, teaching, experimentation and artistic collaboration. The company is committed to maintaining the purity of movement and form while exploring both traditional and non-traditional contexts.


August 15th: Hudson Guild Senior Center 

September 8th: Dancing on the Lawns (Montclair, NJ)

November 17th: International Human Rights Art Festival




Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

Jersey Moves: NJPAC Dance Fellow

"Traces of You" commissioned by Pangea Dance Festival

Lakme Fashion Week for Gaurang Shah (Mumbai)

Snow Angels with Arzoo Dance Theatre (Toronto)

Symphony Space: STAM-PEDE Dance Festival

Articulate Dance Festival (Mysore, India)

Navatman (NYC)


Sans Limites Dance Festival

Hofstra University: Surburban Cultural Diversity Gala

Mithila Art Exhibition: Casa Colombo (Jersey City)

Metropolitan Museum of Art: World Culture Festival

Nimbus Dance Works: Offline Dance Festival

Exchange Choreography Festival Tulsa, Ok

ArohaFest Ottawa, Canada

Out of Doors Festival, Lincoln Center

8 in Show: Dixon Place, NYC

Shanmukhapriya Natyanjali, Mumbai

East/West Dance Encounter, Bangalore


Modhera Festival, Gujarat

Natyanjali, Chidambaram

Bharat Nrityotsav, Vishakhapatnam

Cuttack Mahotsav, Orissa

Madhurita Sarang Dance Festival, USA

Romeo + Juliet, Pandit Birju Maharaj’s troupe, Madison Sq. Garden


Global Dharma Conference, USA

Bergen Performing Arts Center, USA

Girnar Mahotsav,  Junagadh

Ananya Dance Festival, Bangalore

Sri Mylapore Dance Festival, Chennai

Indian Association of Long Island



Hudson River Museum, Kathak Lecture Demonstration

Drive East South Asian Classical Dance Festival, (Navatman), NY

Guru Poornima for Gurvanand Swamiji, New Jersey Performing Arts Center


2005 - 2014

Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC): Erasing Borders Festival, USA

Kahn Kahani: for Pandit Jasrajji

Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Mumbai

Siddhivinayak Maghi Music and Dance Festival, Mumbai

India International Jewelry Week Fashion Show for Gitanjali Jewels

Nalanda Nrityosava, Mumbai

Share and Care Foundation at Town Hall, New York City