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Chaturang

Start date: 11 Jun 2016

End date: 11 Jun 2016

Time: 7.30 pm

Price: £13, £9 concessions, £6 under 18s, (£1 off for Dancin' Oxford Pass holders)

Venue: Pegasus Theatre

Venue address: Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RE, United Kingdom

Website: pegasustheatre.org.uk

Box office: Tel:01865 812150, email: boxoffice@pegasustheatre.org.uk or Book Online: http://pegasustheatre.org.uk/?post_type=shows&p=9624

Chaturang, or the four colours- a dynamic quartet of Kathak dance work is an exploration of vast breadth and versatility of the traditional Indian form – each varied in characteristics, yet uniquely beautiful.

This production is an experiment with four pieces in Kathak, adapting the dance form to not only explore varied narrative styles but also emphasizes its vast breadth and versatility, dipping into the ancient Sanskrit story, dramatic in essence, to present a ballad, Mohini.

Laya Anulaya (la-ei Anu-la-ei), an indepth technical study, is an inward facing narrative, a dialogue between the percussionist and the dancer.

Panchatva, explores the connections between the elements and human senses, re-imagining the Nritta (pure dance) aspect of Kathak in tandem with Digital Media.

Antaraal, is a contemporary Kathak work bringing together movement, music and poetry, exploring the journey through time and the spaces between. (First seen at ‘Resolution 2016’, The Place London and Pegasus in Moving With the Times in February 2016).

Concept and Choreography – Anuradha Chaturvedi
Dancers – Aiyana Tandon, Anuradha Chaturvedi, Anju Rajukumar, Meena Anand, Sarika Shah and Shyam Patel
Poem (Antaraal) – Mohan Rana
Tabla – Amritpal Singh
Santoor – Kaviraj Singh
Music – Malcolm Atkins, Gulshan Bharati
Rhythm Compositions (Laya Anulaya) – Late Arjun Mishra, Vikas Mishra and Anuradha Chaturvedi
Costumes – Shruti Mohan
Images – Anand Muthuswamy

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