Asian American Arts Alliance

Event Details

Mayura: Blue Peacock

Time: September 18, 2014 at 7pm to September 20, 2014 at 7pm
Location: Chen Dance Center
Street: 70 Mulbery St
City/Town: New York, NY 10013
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Event Discipline: dance
Organized By: Jiva Performing Arts
Latest Activity: Aug 11, 2014

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Event Description

The evening-length work uses classical poetry and literature to weave vivid images of the peacock from Indian myths and legends – from the powerful ancient Mayil Virutham which praises the peacock as Lord Muruga’s vehicle, to the lilting epics of Kalidasa describing the peacock in the rains, as a reminder of Ram’s longing for Sita, to the love songs of Andal and Mirabhai.

The original music score has been composed by the renowned composer Rajkumar Bharathi and features original choreography by Sonali Skandan. The cast comprises six talented energetic dancers.

Dancers: Sonali Skandan, Njideka Emenogu, Maya Kappil, Bavani Pillai, Sangita Sahasranaman and Mallika Bhargava

Lighting Design: Tim Cryan
Direction: Shruti Ramachandran

$22/$18 Seniors and Students

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