Nrityagram Dance Ensemble: Indian Dance Stars in Pratima at the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
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The last date listed for Nrityagram Dance Ensemble was Thursday March 31, 2011 / 8:00pm.
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Smuin Ballet breaks the boundaries of traditional dance with this evening of vibrant, innovative works from some of the Bay Area's most exciting choreographers. Choreographer Garrett Ammon unleashes his own take on Tchaikovsky's iconic score in Serenade for Strings, using movement to reflect the composition's intensity and precision. In Objects of Curiosity, Smuin's choregrapher-in-residence Amy Seiwert explores the tensions between desire and restraint, pairing them with a delicate score by Philip Glass and Foday Musa Suso that mirrors her study on stage. The evening concludes with Frankie and Johnny, Michael Smuin's passionate tribute to the legendary Gene Kelly, danced to a soundtrack of some of the biggest names in Latin and mambo music. Learn More
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Nrityagram Dance Ensemble performs dance based on Indian classical forms and based on sacred stories from India's Hindu literature. The dancing blends color, music, drama, story-telling and acrobatic movements of the dancers into a fluidly moving...continued
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The New Yorker listed Vibhakta from Pratima: Reflection as one of the 10 best dance performances of 2008.
Find out more about Nrityagram at their website.
At Nrityagram dance village, dance is a way of life. The founder, Protima Gauri, an exquisite Odissi dancer herself, converted ten acres of farmland into an ideal setting for the study, practice and teaching of classical dance. As knowledge passes from guru to disciple, the continuity of the classical arts is ensured. The Nrityagram Dance Ensemble is regarded as one of the foremost dance companies in India. Since 1996, the year of their life-changing New York debut, they have toured the US annually and performed in Denmark, Portugal, the Middle-east, Singapore, Japan, and more.