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Journey of a Dance (2014)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Interview, Performance

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-05-31

Duration: 00:05:14

Subjects: Dance | Kathak (Dance) | Flamenco


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Mohanta, Labonee Interviewee
  • Jimenez, Leticia Interviewee


This segment from the May 31, 2014, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Donna LaFleur’s visit to a performance of “The Journey of a Dance: From Classic Indian Dance to Flamenco,” a project of the Baton Rouge Bengali Society that combines two distinct dance styles from different cultures, Indian kuthak and Spanish flamenco, into one performance. LaFleur interviews performers Labonee Mohanta and Leticia Jimenez, who discuss the history of their dance styles and performing them together. Host: James Fox-Smith