ARATANI WORLD SERIES:
Kathak (The California Gharana with the Leela Dance Collective)
Mohiniyattam (Vijayalakshmi) Odissi (Rahul Acharya)
Bharata Natyam (Shakti Dance Company)
SATURDAY / APRIL 15, 2017 / 7 PM
PRE-SHOW PERFORMANCE / Gypsy dances from Rajasthan with Aakansha Maheshwari & Malini Taneja / 6 PM / JACCC PLAZA
You cannot fully appreciate the majesty of Classical Dance of India until you understand that that there are many genres, each with its own aesthetic, technique and gestural language. Witness this breathtaking diversity that makes these lavish riches evident. Artists- Rahul Acharya, Vijayalakshmi, Shakti Dance Company and California Gharana with the Leela Dance Collective offer deeply expressive work from four classical forms Odissi, Mohiniyattam, Bharata Natyam and Kathak. Dance is the supreme expression of India. These artists capture and amplify the shifting dimensions of human emotion, spirit world and cosmos.
From the subtlest movements to the most sweeping gestures, these other worldly dancers offer a lavish program that illumines the spirit world in this sublime evening of dance from India.
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC)
244 South San Pedro Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012