Chhau Dance Project

Gurukul Chhau Dance Sangam is headed by Guru, Janmejoy Sai Babu. It is composed by six permanent dancers, national and foreign, professionals in different forms of dance both classical and modern, and with different artistic backgrounds, learning the style of Mayurbhanj Chhau under the guidance of Guruji and his sons Shri Rajesh Sai Babu and Rakesh Sai Babu, who have performed extensively in various dance festivals and shows all over India, and in different countries abroad as well.


“I would believe only in a God that knows how to dance.”

Friedrich Nietzsche


“Never trust spiritual leader who cannot dance.”

Mr. Miyagi, The Next Karate Kid, 1994


“Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance. “

Dave Barry


“Dancing is like dreaming with your feet! “



“The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie.”

Agnes de Mille


“Dancers are the messengers of the gods. “

Martha Graham


“Dancing is wonderful training for girls, it’s the first way you learn to guess what a man is going to do before he does it. ~Christopher Morley,” 

Kitty Foyle


” You can dance anywhere, even if only in your heart. “

Author Unknown


“To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful.”

Agnes De Mille


“Dancing with the feet is one thing, but dancing with the heart is another.”

Author Unknown


“Dance till the stars come down from the rafters
Dance, Dance, Dance till you drop.”

W.H. Auden


“Dancing can reveal all the mystery that music conceals.”

Charles Baudelaire


“Dance first. Think later. It’s the natural order.”

Samuel Beckett


“Dance is the hidden language of the soul.”

Martha Graham


“Everything in the universe has rhythm. Everything dances.”

Maya Angelou


“Dance is a song of the body. Either of joy or pain.”

Martha Graham


“I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what it too deep to find for words.”

Ruth St. Denis


“To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak.”

Hopi Indian Saying


“They who love dancing too much seem to have more brains in their feet than in their head.”



“Dance is a delicate balance between perfection and beauty. “

Author Unknown


“Socrates learned to dance when he was seventy because he felt that an essential part of himself had been neglected.”

Source Unknown


“Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain.”

Author Unknown


“A child sings before it speaks, dances almost before it walks. Music is in our hearts from the beginning.”

Pamela Brown


“Dance is your pulse, your heartbeat, your breathing. It’s the rhythm of your life. It’s the expression in time and movement, in happiness, joy, sadness and envy.”

Jaques D’ambroise


“Dancers aren’t made of their technique, but their passion.”


“Then come the lights shining on you from above. You are a performer. You forget all you learned, the process of technique, the fear, the pain, you even forget who you are you become one with the music, the lights, indeed one with the dance. “

Shirley Maclaine


“To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking.”

Agnes De Mille


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s