Grant Recipient Details


New York, NY

Project Title
Fiscal Year Awarded
Grant or Program
National Dance Project Production Grant
Grant Amount

Bijayini Satpathy is the foremost global master of Odissi dance. ABHIPSAA-A Seeking, commissioned by Duke Performances, is her first original choreographed work and expands the form and its impact by integrating contemporary and Western music and staging in collaboration with three composers, five musicians, a costume designer, and lighting/set designer. Development and engagement residencies occur in India and at Duke Performances fall 2020 and at Baryshnikov Arts Center in January and February 2021. The world premiere is February 5-6, 2021, at Duke Performances, followed by a residency in Salisbury, MD, February 7-10, and New York City premiere at BAC February 15-16.

Estimated Artist Fee: $7,500/performance; $20,600/week.

Presenter Partners

  • Baryshnikov Arts Center (New York, NY)
  • Duke Performances (Durham, NC)

Tour Coordinator

Claudia Norman
Claudia Norman Management
Tel. (917) 405-1537