DUALITY: Dance of India
- Sunday, April 2, 2017 – 4:00PM
Portland’s renowned choreographer Jayanthi Raman brings an illustrious team of international dancers and musicians in an evening of musical dance theater in her 25th full length production! With an illustrious cast of 14 professional dancers from Delhi, Chennai and US featuring Indian dance forms: Bharatha Natyam and the martial arts based dance form Chhau as well as local Modern dancers in an elegant contemporary dance production, added lighting and costuming add to visual dimension to the production.
The original music has been composed by young Mandolin maestro U. Rajesh featuring the voice of Bollywood melody king Hariharan and world class percussionists and instrumentalists. The story line penned by local author Lalitha Ram is about young maiden Padmini who moves from her hometown Kanyakumari in South India to US; and the challenges, triumphs she deals with as an immigrant in US. Adapting some real life experiences from families around us, the dance production showcases a realistic description of immigrant life in US.
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