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July 7, 2018 from 6 pm to 8 pm

Ingram Hall - Blair School of Music

2400 Blakemore Ave, Nashville, TN 37212

Tickets are available at Sulekha!

Sponsors receive complimentary front row seats!


Please contact us for assistance...

Rupayan Paul:  615-569-4288

Sharmistha Ganguly:  615-243-8899



"A teardrop on the cheek of time."

Taj Mahal is a 90 minute original dance theatre production created by Sonia Chaudhuri.  

This dance theatre is inspired by the tragic and eternal love story of Emperor Shah Jahan and his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal.  This symbol of everlasting love was created by Shah Jahan and completed in in the 17th century as a memorial to his queen.   Since then, this architectural marvel is considered one of the seven wonders of the world.  

Through English narration, theatre, Kathak choreography, poetry by Rumi and lyrics by Amir Khusraw this production will bring to life an enchanting era of Indian history.

Artistic Support

Taj Mahal is a collaboration between artists in India and USA.  

  • Concept & Choreography:  Sonia Chaudhuri (USA)
  • Script:  Nachiketa Roychoudhury (India)
  • Event Management:  Soumava Saha (India)
  • Set Design:  Siddhartha De (India)
  • Actors:  Sonia Chaudhuri (USA), Anirudha Pareek (USA), Laganajita Mukhopadhyay (USA)
  • Dancers:  Upasana Dance Company (USA)
  • Vocalists: Sharmistha Ganguly (USA) & Pramith Ganguly (India)
  • Musicians:  Preetam Banerjee (India), Umesh Mishra (India) & Soumit Haldar (India)
  • Recording/Editing:  Kristi Creations (India) & Eastwood Studios (USA)
  • Costumes:  Rajni Gupta (USA) & Navneet Pandey (India)
  • Ticketing:  Rupayan Paul (USA)


Since the opening of the Martha Ingram Center for the Performing Arts in 2002, Ingram Hall has been a premier venue for the fulfillment of dreams for thousands of young artists. It has also been the the location for two Grammy-nominated recordings, performances of world premieres by the Nashville Opera and Nashville Ballet and live television broadcasts. Every type of event has been staged here. Grand celebrations with on-stage dining, spectacular lighting and multimedia entertainment are a specialty.

Ingram Hall is attached to the Blair School of Music. If you are looking at the front entrance to the building, Ingram Hall is the glass entrance on the left side.  Parking for Blair events is sometimes available in the West Garage which is located directly across from Ingram Hall.

Financial Support

Generous donor contributions are the key to our success and make it possible for Upasana Foundation to provide an authentic and original dance theatre production that will win the hearts of our audience and inspire appreciation of Indian classical arts. We truly hope that we can count on your support to help us. Donations for our event TAJ MAHAL are requested at the following sponsorship amounts:

  • Grand Patron: $400.00 (includes 4 complimentary front row tickets, special mention in program brochure, special mention on website)
  • Patron: $200.00 (includes 3 complimentary second row tickets, special mention in program brochure, special mention on website)
  • Donor: $100.00 (includes 2 complimentary third row tickets, special mention in program brochure, special mention on website)