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Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh Dance Company (The Kennedy Center)

Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh Dance Company

Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh Dance Company offers artists and communities the unique opportunity to experience dance as a movement that links the arts, cultures, and social causes. “Dakshina” means “offering” in Sanskrit. In recent years, Dakshina has examined the connections between Indian, social, and modern dance forms; brought dance out of the auditorium and into the schools and community centers; and pushed the boundaries of the form through the use of film, interviews, popular music, and theatre. Artistic director Daniel Phoenix Singh attributes his love of dance to Pamela Matthews, a long time friend, teacher, and mentor. Singh holds an M.