Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Brooklyn's first festival of Indian classical dance to open June 25

DanceFest India!opening on June 25, will feature a special performance evening, classes and master classes in Indian classical dance forms. Presented by Trinayan Dance Theater, the six-day celebration represents Brooklyn's first festival of Indian dance.

Events include:

--"Sacred Vision," a performance evening at Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts at Long Island University on Saturday, June 29, 7:30pm

--Kathak and Odissi dance master classes hosted by The School at Mark Morris Dance Group

--a children's program of live dance and more at the Brooklyn's Children Museum

About "Sacred Vision"
“Sacred Vision” features world-renowned dancers Sujata  Mohapatra (Odissi) extolling the  classic work of Padmabhibhushan Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra , Savitha Sastry (Bharata Natyam) with the New York premiere of Soul Cages, Ayona  Bhaduri (Odissi) former  touring dancer with the Nrityagram Dance Ensemble making her NYC solo debut, and a special Kathak duet by Prashant Shah and Ammr Vandal featuring classic work from legendary Kathak Guru Padmasree Kumudini Lakhia. "Sacred  Vision” also features a special collaboration with Brooklyn-based photographer, Manjari Sharma's Project Darshan.  
DanceFest India! runs through June 30. For complete schedule and ticketing details, click here.

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