An Audience with Padmashri Guru Pratap Pawar
In a glittering career, spanning more than five decades, Guru Padmashri Pratap Pawar – India’s Divine Dancer – has beguiled and astonished audiences throughout the world. His disarmingly modest style belies an expertise that has enabled Pratap Pawar to bring Kathak to international prominence.
Yet his mastery of this most traditional of Indian dance forms is nothing if not innovative. Fusing Kathak with diverse cultural forms such as Flamenco, Pratap Pawar has been tireless in his lifelong quest to put Kathak in the service of fostering greater cross cultural understanding. A true ‘Kathakar’ (storyteller), an evening with Pratap Pawar is as entertaining as it is enlightening. Whether as a solo performance or with his own Triveni Dance Company, Padmashri Pratap Pawar will take audiences on a journey to the heart and soul of Kathak.