Rama Vaidyanathan's Vivartana
Pfeiffer Hall, 5pm
April 29, 2018 Naperville, IL
February 12, 2018
Natya presents Rama Vaidyanathan's VIVARTANA: Dance Transforms
Dance transforms my pulse to pace with rhythm and I become one with rhythm
Dance transforms the space around me and I become one with space
Dance transforms my body from stillness to motion and I become one with movement
Dance transforms my soul from singular to plural and I become one with the world
Rama Vaidyanathan and Ensemble perform
Vivartana - Dance Transforms, including:
Pratikriya - Dance Responds: Poem in English by Rama Vaidyanathan, translated into Sanskrit by Divyanand Jha; music composition by Ramya Sundareshan Kapadia.
Samyoga - Dance Merges: Tamil Verses from Tirumular's Tirumandiram; music composition by Dr. S. Vasudevan.
Nimagna - Dance Immerses: Poem in Persian by Rumi; music composition Rajat Prasanna, resource persons Dr. Sayeeda Hameed and Prof. Masud Alvi. Poem in Kashmiri by Lal Ded; music composition Rajat Prasanna. Poem in Braj Bhasha by Meera Bai. Poem by Muthuswamy Dikshitar.
Pratibodhana - Dance Awakens: Poem in Gujarati by Narsihn Mehta; resource person Dr. Harsha Dehejia, music composition Dr. S Vasudevan.
Rasa Bhava - Dance Evokes: Sanskrit verses from Nandikeswara's Abhinaya Darpana; music composition K. Venkateshwaran.
Concept, Script, and Choreography for all pieces by Rama Vaidyanathan
Date: Sunday, April 29, 2018
Venue: Pfeiffer Hall at North Central College, 310 E Benton Ave, Naperville, IL 60540
Tickets: $20 presale general admission / $25 at-door general admission
$15 presale student or senior / $20 at-door student or senior admission
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