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“Ritu – The Seasons” – PREMIERE

January 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

- $20 - $30

I bow to the wheel of six seasons
Cycles of birth and death
Each season bestows gifts
Enchanting our hearts
Bringing abundance to our earth

Kala Vandanam is pleased to present the PREMIERE of Ritu – The Seasons. Inspired by Kalidasa’s 4th century Sanskrit work Ritu Samhara and Vivaldi’s 18th century Italian work Le Quattro Stagioni, Kala Vandanam’s Ritu – The Seasons brings out the beauty of each season through an original Bharatanatyam work.

On MPR’s Art Hounds – 01/26/2017 (starting at 2:59)

PREMIERE TRAILER – 30 sec | PREMIERE TRAILER – 2 min

Ritu – The Seasons will be performed by a cast of aspiring Twin Cities Bharatanatyam dancers. Hear from and read about the cast below:

Swetha GaneshkumarWoodbury Bulletin (01/24/2017)
Deepta Jasthi
Vibha MavanjiSUN Thisweek (01/12/2017)
Nitya Thakkar
Aarthi Vijayakumar – Blaine – Spring Lake Park Life (01/24/2017)
Meera Viruru – Woodbury Bulletin (01/24/2017)
Hiranmayee Ganesh (Understudy)
Shreya Mohan (Understudy) – SW News Media (01/19/2017)
Nrithi Subramaniam (Understudy) – SUN Sailor (02/01/2017)

 


Concept, Choreography and Artistic Direction – Suchitra Sairam, Kala Vandanam, St. Paul, MN
Music Composition – Jyothishmathi Sheejith, Sahrdaya Foundation, Chennai, India
Sound Engineering and Design – Sai Shravanam, Resound India Studios, Chennai, India
Direction – Dipankar Mukherjee, Pangea World Theater, Minneapolis, MN
Poetry Transcreation – Meena Natarajan, Pangea World Theater, Minneapolis, MN
Lighting Design – Megan Winter, Minneapolis, MN
Photo credit – Rick Ulku, FOKUS Photography


Ritu – The Seasons was created with the generous support of the Knight Foundation and Friends of Kala Vandanam

Details

Date:
January 28
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
$20 - $30
Event Category:
Website:
http://ritutheseasons.brownpapertickets.com/

Organizer

Kala Vandanam
Phone:
612.293.9749
Email:
info@kalavandanam.com

Venue

Anne Simley Theater, Hamline University
1530 W Taylor Ave
St. Paul,MN55104United States
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