Seeta Patel Dance


Contributing something vital, political, beautiful and urgent to the world through dance and performance.

Spearheaded by award-winning choreographer and dancer Seeta Patel, the Company creates live stage performances which focus on classical Indian and contemporary dance and dance theatre. The company’s choreographic output is deeply influenced by Patel’s roots and training in Bharatanatyam, with each production mining its rhythms, musicality and expression in a unique way.

Seeta Patel Dance received Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation in November 2022, and enjoys an international presence and a strong reputation within the dance community.

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The Rite of Spring
UK Autumn Tour 2023:

Seeta Patel's The Rite of Spring, a reimagining of Igor Stravinsky’s iconic ballet in the Bharatanatyam dance style, premiered a new version with an extended cast and full orchestra in a major collaboration with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra at Sadler's Wells Theatre in London in March.

After much critical acclaim, Seeta Patel Dance & Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra reunite to bring their critically acclaimed The Rite of Spring back for a UK tour in November.

The Lighthouse, Poole, 15th November 2023

The Lowry, Salford, 21st November 2023

The Anvil, Basingstoke, 23rd November 2023