Sardono Dance Theatre performs Diponegoro

Sardono Dance Theatre performs Diponegoro

'An explosive mixture of formal Javanese dance and wild movement' (New York Times), Diponegoro is a dance theater work depicting the 19th century Javanese prince and Muslim mystic who led a rebellion against the Dutch in the 1820s. Created by renowned director/choreographer Sardono Kusumo and featuring a cast of eight Indonesian dancers and musicians Diponegoro bridges tradition and contemporary dance to create a work of astounding originality. Kusumo, , explores the nobility and conflict of this national hero with his original choreography. 'an explosive mixture of formal Javanese dance and wild movement'' ' Free pre-performance lecture at 6pm on Saturday June 13 and 1:30 June 14

Event Details

14 June 2009
11:00am - 1:00pm

725 Park Avenue, New York, NY

$15 members, students w/ID; $20 nonmembers