Classical Indian Dance
Bettina Breese - Performances and Classes
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beginning to dance at the age of eight (among others: Classical Ballet, Jazz,
Historical Dance, Kathak)
Performances and Teaching activities
Berlin, Leipzig, Augsbourg, Görlitz, Weißwasser, Stuttgart
New Delhi, Kolkatta (Calcutta), Varanasi, Shantiniketan, Bankura
Leningrad (today: St. Petersbourg)
Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa
Tokyo, Nara, Osaka
since 1993 honorary-teaching of Bharat Natyam and since 1994 of Kuchipudi (also abroad)
Critics and Press
Habamah Theatre, Jerusalem:
"Bettina Breese performed with great success. -Various members of the audience took the time to tell how much they enjoyed the evening."
"Bettina Breese zeigte Beherrschung der Technik und Verständnis für den dramatischen indischen Tanz. Ihre persönliche Anmut und Charakterinterpretation beeindruckten sehr."
Member of the audience, Museum in Haifa:
"The whole audience - me included - was very impressed by everything to be seen on stage: "Beautiful movements in harmony with enjoyable music, wonderful costumes. Taste and aesthetics of this "Dance Morning" have won our hearts."
The Telegraph, Kolkatta:
"The programme began with Bettina Breese's Jatiswaram and Shringara Lahari in Kuchipudi style. Bettina minutely followed the rhythm and technique of the genre".
The Statesman, Kolkatta:
"Bettina Breese in the role of Shanta (in Tagore's dance-drama Mayar Khela) was by far the best dancer."
"Bettina Breese and (...) had the best expression."
Swantra Bharat, Varanasi:
"The Kuchipudi by Bettina Breese was extremely laudable."
Prabasi Anandabazar, Kolkatta:
"Bettina Breese's dance in Kuchipudi style was excellent and admired very much by the audience."