64 years after the passing away of Gandhi, known as Mahatma (a great soul), his inspired movements for non-violence, civil rights, and religious tolerance continues to be relevant in this modern age.
November 17-18, Abhinaya Dance Company of San José, the Bay Area’s foremost South Indian classical dance company, will premiere its 2012 production of GANDHI; which is built upon the company’s acclaimed 1995 production. GANDHI is directed and choreographed by Mythili Kumar and Rasika Kumar; and will feature the Abhinaya Dance Company of San José, accompanied by live music by master musicians.
TITLE ROLE OF GANDHI is played by Artistic Director Mythili Kumar
ABHINAYA DANCE COMPANY: Rasika Kumar, Malavika Kumar, Anjana Dasu, Sindhu Natarajan, Anu Ranganathan & others
MUSICIANS: Asha Ramesh (vocalist and composer), Malavika Kumar (nattuvangam), N. Narayan (mridangam and kanjira percussion); Shanthi Narayan (violin); Ravi Gutala (tabla), Peter Van Gelder (sitar); Ashwin Krishnakumar (flute). Abhinaya Dance Company welcomes families to this production.
- Venue: Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater - School of Arts & Culture @ MHP
- Date: Sat November 17, 2012 8:00pm
- City: San Jose
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Price Range: $22-$37 advance; $25-40 at the door
- Tickets: (408) 871-5959
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