Blue13 Dance Company

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shaadi immersive dance event heritage square september 17 & 18

Broadway World – “Blue13’s SHAADI is Outdoor, Immersive, Contemporary Bollywood Dance Celebration at Heritage Square Museum” 

wallis annenberg center for the performing arts

 LA Dance Chronicle– “Ancient And In The Instant”  

Terpisichore in Ghungroos

Ampersand LA – “Decolonizing the Canon: Blue13 Dance Company”  

Terpsichore in ghungroos at the wallis

Artsmeme – “Review: Blue13 Dance Company hits home run at The Wallis”

blue13 at disney california adventure

The Orange County Register – “Disneyland Resort gives ethnic holiday celebrations a chance to shine”

blue13 brings diwali celebration from disney to times square

Chicago Tribune– “Diwali festivals grow in the U.S., from Disney to Times Square”

interview with achinta s. mcdaniel on blue13 

NBC News – “The ‘Rebel-Looking Child’ Now Teaching Bollywood Moves to Hollywood Stars”

achinta s. mcdaniel brings bollywood classes to usc kaufman

USC News – “Bollywood class brings the sounds and moves of India to USC Kaufman”

mcdaniel choreographed the strokes music video

Vulture – “The Strokes’ First Music Video in Five Years Is a Deliciously Silly Art-Film Pastiche”

artistic director achinta s. mcdaniel on bhangra beats and blue13 

LA Weekly – “Are Bollywood Dance Classes More Than Just Cultural Appropriation?


blue13 and destiny rescue charity event “bollywood heights”

Pasadena Weekly – “Movement For Change”

fire & powder at the ford 

Pasadena Weekly – “Feet On ‘Fire'” 

world premiere of fire & powder at ford theatres

Broadway World – “Achinta S. McDaniel’s Blue13 Dance Company To Present World Premiere of ‘Fire & Powder’ at Ford Theatres 8/3”

blue13 on best upcoming dance performances in LA

LA CBS Local – “LA’s Best Upcoming Dance Performances”