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Chitresh Das Dance Company -
Chitresh Das Dance Company

Chhandam School

World-Class Institution of Pandit Chitresh Das
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One of the world's largest classical Indian dance institutions offering the finest in cultural education and the Kathak tradition

  • Training in dance technique, rhythmical math, improvisation, classical Indian music  
  • Education in Indian history, philosophy, etiquette
  • Dedicated and accomplished teachers who train directly under living legend and master, Pandit Chitresh Das
  • Many classes and intensive courses taught by Pandit Das himself
  • Performance opportunities with Pandit Das' renowned choreography and world-class dance-drama productions such as The Ramayana.
  • The only pre-professional Kathak Youth Dance Company and leadership program outside of India with performances at prestigious venues such as San Francisco Symphony Hall and India’s National Centre for Performing Arts
  • Extensive formal examination process enabling students to measure progress and receive certificates for achievements.
  • Full dance and music immersion programs such as intensives, summer camps, and retreats
  • Teacher training and certification program
  • Training to become part of the professional and internationally touring Chitresh Das Dance Company


Chhandam School California Branch Locations
Berkeley, Cupertino, Fremont, Mountain View, Los Angeles 
Beginning level classes for ages 4-50+
Ongoing registration for new students 
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Register Now for Winter 2015 Session!

Affiliate Schools

Boston, Toronto, Mumbai and Kolkata, India

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Biennial School Production - Photo Highlights

'Evolution' 2013 Photo Highlights


'Ramayana' 2011 Photo Highlights


'Ramayana' 2009 Photo Highlights


2325 3rd St. #320, San Francisco, California 94107 | Phone: 415-333-9000 | Fax: 415-373-1731 | e:

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