Shantala Shivalingappa

June 27 through July 1

Last October, Shivalingappa performed a program of solos in India's Kuchipudi style at the Skirball Center. This June, she appears in London with Pina Bausch's Tanztheater Wuppertal, and two days later, offers Namasya at the Joyce. Versatile isn't sufficient to describe this beautiful dancer. Namasya's four solos honor her teachers and mentors. The choreographers are Ushio Amagatsu of Japan's Sankai Juku, Bausch, Savitry Nair (the performer's mother), and Shivalingappa herself. I expect that her own delicate, surprisingly powerful dancing informs them all. Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue,

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