Natya presents
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
Time: 5pm
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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