Amba Shikandi: A Journey of Courage Inspired by the great epic, "Mahabharata", this work narrates the story of Amba. She goes to great lengths to avenge herself in her quest to destroy the indestructible Bhishma, after she is ostracized due to unfair circumstances. Amba is ever evolving, ever transforming — as are we. No matter what adversity she faces in life, her inner resilience shines through, breaking boundaries and carrying her forward. 5 dancers Running time: 85 min Live or recorded music
Prakriti: The Faces of Goddess Earth
Prakriti: The Faces of Goddess Earth visualizes the cycle of creation to liberation. The cosmic mother is the womb, Garbhini, from which the entire universe & earth are born as the basis for all life. Thus, as the earth goddess, she breathes life into all creatures on earth. She is the essence of the five elemental energies – fire, earth, air, water & space. Ultimately, she herself consumes all, reuniting the core of oneness. 3-5 dancers Running time: 85 min Live or recorded music
Margam: The Path Using the codified format of the 19th century Tanjavur Quartet, Margam: The Path unfolds the traditional Bharatanatyam repertoire. The most popularly practiced format today, the margam pays homage to the tradition of the solo repertoire as well as its adaptability to group work that this dance has evolved to in this modern day. 1-5 dancers Running time: 85 min Live or recorded music
Through Fish Eyes Through Fish Eyes is an innovative dance that utilizes dynamic movement, music, and vivid visuals to bring to life a story of the deep ocean and its unknown creatures. By making visible the struggles of these hidden creatures, we bring to light the realities of pollution and other detrimental human activities in hopes that audiences will empathize with ocean life and be inspired to preserve it.
5-7 dancers Running time: 75 min Live or recorded music
Photo Credits: Alex Aguilar, Madhavi Reddi, Surendra Prakash