Erasing Borders: Concert I

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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

Shipra Mehrotra
Navtej Johar
Parul Shah Dance Company
Cynthia Lee
Wanted Ashiqz

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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Fri 04 Jun 2010
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
725 Park Avenue, New York, NY
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