Erasing Borders: Concert I
Please note: this event is now SOLD OUT.
Co-presented with the Indo-American Arts Council
"... The best new arrival on this city's dance scene in the last two years..."'New York Times
Parul Shah Dance Company
A pair of sinuous dances'one rhythmic, one a love poem'by Shipra Mehrota, an exponent of the seductive dance form originating in the temple rituals of Orissa, India.
In his Meenakshi, dedicated to the fish-eyed goddess, Bharatanatyam and yoga exponent Navtej Johar celebrates the feminine principle through meditative and ritualized movement.
The New York-based Parul Shah Dance Company's abstract work Samanvay reflects an expansive and innovative view of the quintessential North Indian dance form Kathak.
Indian rhythm becomes a talking point for Cynthia Lee in Ruddha ("Rude, huh?").
An explosive blend of hip-hop, disco, and Bhangra, performed by the group Wanted Ashiqz, catapults audiences into the energy-filled world of Bollywood dance and music.
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