Blue13 is a contemporary Indian dance theatre ensemble based in Los Angeles, connecting diverse audiences through the power of aesthetically and culturally daring dance. Since 1999, Blue13 has performed in the U.S. and abroad in it’s highly energetic modern dance style, inspired by the classical and cultural art forms of the Indian subcontinent. A first-generation South Asian American, Artistic director, Achinta S. McDaniel pulls precision, humor, and emotion from her ensemble to create work as rebellious and unconventional as its architect, presenting audiences with an intelligent experience of performance that turns the cultural stereotype of Indian dance on its head.