The University of Iowa

Indian Dance Troupe to present lecture and concert April 20

April 10th, 2012
Madhavapeddi Murthy, Dancers and Orchestra

Madhavapeddi Murthy, Dancers and Orchestra will be in residence April 16-20 within the UI Department of Dance and UI School of Music. Murthy and his troupe will culminate their residency Friday, April 20, with an open lecture demonstration followed by a public performance at the Space Place Theater.

Lecture demonstration - 3:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public

Performance - 7 p.m. 
Tickets available through the Hancher Box Office
Phone: 319-335-1160 or 800-HANCHER

Madhavapeddi Murthy is the instructor who taught Indian classical dance for the 2010 – 2011 UI India Winterim course called “Introduction to Indian Classical Music and Dance of South India.” This year, new classical Indian music and dance performing arts courses will be offered as part of the 2012 – 2013 UI India Winterim Program. Learn more about India Winterim at

This event is sponsored by the UI Division of Performing Arts, UI International Programs, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the India Association of Iowa City Area. Additional sponsorship is provided by CARTHA (Iowa City), the Samskriti Foundation (Chicago), the Siva Foundation (Chennai), the UI South Asian Studies Program and the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, the UI School of Music and the UI Department of Dance.

For more information, contact Alan Sener at or 319-335-2184.