For over 30 years, the Menaka Thakkar Dance Company has been a unique treasure in Canada’s dance world. Canada’s oldest Indian dance company exposes audiences to the stunning beauty of traditional Indian dance, while remaining open to other dance cultures in the creation of new works.
The company uses the language of many dance styles to re-interpret ancient themes and introduce contemporary concepts. The Menaka Thakkar Dance Company and its Artistic Director, Menaka Thakkar, have earned a reputation for artistic excellence, presenting works that are visually spectacular and infused with drama.
As an innovator in the presentation of Indian dance, Menaka Thakkar has also choreographed a number of exciting new works often fusing Indian dance styles with contemporary dance styles from other cultures.