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Saptavarna: Seven Shades of Dance

Ucsd Mandeville Auditorium, 9500 Gilman Drive County, San Diego, CA 92093

04 Aug, 2019
04 Aug, 2019

Saptavarna: Seven Shades of Dance will showcase on one stage seven major
dance forms of India: Odissi, Bharatnatyam, Kuchupudi, Mohiniyattam,
Kathak, Manipuri, and Contemporary.
Each of the seven dance forms
will be presented by eminent exponents of that form, comprising a total
of twenty accomplished dancers from India. The program will feature an
item entitled "The Bhagavad Gita: The Journey of Life," which will
explore in dance and music the spirituality and timeless lessons of that
sacred text.
This extraordinary production was conceptualized by
Director Aruna Mohanty, who is also responsible for overall
choreography. One of India’s leading dancers and choreographers, Mohanty
has received a number of awards for her work, including the Sangeeta
Natak Akademi Award and the Padma Shree Award from the Government of
Admission: $40 (VIP seating, first 5 rows) or $30 (General
Admission). Free for 2019 subscription patrons of the Indian Fine Arts
Academy of San Diego.
Saptavarna: Seven Shades of Dance is a
co-presentation of the CWM’s Odissi Dance School and the Indian Fine
Arts Academy of San Diego.

On Thursday 4th Jul 2019 at 4:00 PM

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