17 MAR 2019
WORKSHOP | 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
SHOW | 7:00 PM


Sophia Salingaros is a world-wide known North-American Bharatanatyam dancer who has been invited to perform in many countries such as the United States, India, England, the United Arab Emirates, Germany and Belgium. As a Greek-Belgian performer of this art form, she wishes to bring the traditional Indian art to a wider audience. Sophia will be presenting a solo performance of Bharatanatyam, on March 17 at 7:00 P.M., as well as a Bharatanatyam workshop for dancers, on March 17, from 3:00 to 4:30 P.M. in Teatro Taborda.


Born in San Antonio, Texas (USA), Sophia began studying Bharatanatyam with guru Dr. Sreedhara Akkihebbalu, at nine years old. After her first solo show, in 2010, entitled “Arangetram”, Sophia has done countless performances both in the United States and abroad. She is an Empanelled Artist for the Indian Council of Cultural Relations. She was a finalist in the 2013 YoungArts Programme which was supported by the National YoungArts Foundation (USA), and in 2017-2018 she received a scholarship from the IndianRaga network. In 2018, she was invited by the Prime-Minister of the United Arab Emirates to introduce herself at the Word Government Summit, in Dubai, to the Prime-Minister of India, Narendra Modi. Sophia practices Bharatanatyam regularly with Rama Vaidyanathan, in Delhi, and performed her show “Vivartana”, in 2018, both in the United States and India. Being a pre-professional classic dancer as well, in 2015, Sophia has also studied in the Ballet Bolshoi Academy in Moscow for six months, with a full scholarship. Currently, she is studying Chemistry at Columbia University (New York) as well as continuing to passionately develop her search for dance.

 Bharatanatyam WORKSHOP
17 MAR, 3:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M. | Teatro Taborda
MAX 30 participants | Free

Required registration
+351 968 015 251 |
Customer Service: mon to fri 2:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.


Bharatanatyam SHOW
17 MAR, 7:00 P.M. | Teatro Taborda

+6 | 60 minutes long | Free Entry

Required reservation
+351 968 015 251 | +351 218 854 190 |
Customer Service: mon to fri 2:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.

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