Friday, 27 February 2015

Navarasa- Expressions of Life :: Program Note - March 2015

NAVARASA – Expressions of Life
Ananda Shankar Jayant
And the
Shankarananda Kalakshetra ensemble
On 5th March 2015 , 7 pm
Ravindra Bharathi, Hyderabad

Nationally awarded dancer, choreographer Ananda Shankar Jayant , celebrated as one of India’s most eminent and leading classical dancers, choreographers and dance scholars, presents her signature choreography Navarasa - Expressions of Life, at the 3 day Dance festival of the PS Telugu University

In this scintillating work ;Dr. Jayant moving away from myth and lyric, uses abstraction as a way to explore human experience and emotion , and strings together in an eclectic manner, the nine emotions of life through the mnemonics of music, body kinetics and pure dance . This critically acclaimed work , invites the audience to draw on the memory of their own personal emotions of everyday life . Winning standing ovations across the world at major festivals , Navarasa comes once again to Hyderabad

Performed by 9 dancers, this 40 minute production has received rave reviews from critics is
not to be missed.

Press Reviews
Ananda's treatment of the nine moods was unique
- Ranee Kumar, Hindu
Pulsating presentation of Navarasa..
- Shyamahari Chakra in Narthanam
A thoughtfully crafted production.
- Leela Venkataraman, Sruti

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