• "...his spirit infuses every moment of his final work, SHIVA"
    - Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle
  • "...it is easy to see why Das has been acknowledged as a phenomenon.”
    - Hindustan Times, India.
  • Bringing the community together to enjoy and experience world class classical Indian dance and music.
  • Honoring and carrying forward Pandit Das' Legacy.
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Founder and Beloved Guruji

Pandit Chitresh Das

Pandit Chitresh Das

A prolific Artist. Das' performance, choreography and evolution of Kathak has influenced the art form world-wide.

CDDC presents Decoding Dance

Learn about the best kept secret of Indian classical dance


New performances coming to tech campuses highlighting the best kept secret of kathak - rhythmic mathematics.

chhandam school of kathak summer intensive

2016 Summer Intensives

Chhandam School of Kathak

Register for Summer Intensive!

July 9-10 with Seema Mehta, and August 13-14 with Rachna Nivas.

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Help us preserve Pandit Das' legacy

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Tel: 415.333.9000  Fax: 415.373.1731  info@kathak.org