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Manasamitra: RUDRA, Northope Hall Mirfield

Start date: 29 May 2016

End date: 29 May 2016

Time: 6 pm

Price: £10 full / £7 concession, Food extra

Venue: Northorpe Hall, 53 Northorpe Lane, Mirfield, West Yorkshire WF14 0QL

Venue address: Northorpe Hall Trust, 53 Northorpe Lane, Mirfield, West Yorkshire WF14 0QL, United Kingdom


Box office: / 01924 492183


RUDRA reverberates through the universe…a powerful force in the shape of Shiva that destroys evil and restores balance, this performance echoes the cycle of peace, disturbance, love and lament.

Rudra is an ancient Sansrit word, which loosely translates as “heightened emotion”.  Manasamitra resurrects ancient Indian mythology with an exciting fusion of contemporary music and dance. Choreographer Sonia Sabri, working in contemporary Kathak brings together four regional dancers with contemporary and Indian dance backgrounds to create RUDRA.

Shri Sriram has created an original soundtrack comprising flute, bass, violin and percussion in his own signature east-west-world electronica style. Combined with energetic dancing and subtle set design, this rich narrative is re-imagined and offers audiences a new experience in Indian arts.



Nikki Bakolis, Lucy Haighton, Alys North and Jyoti Uniyal


Creative Team:

Original Music Composition: Shri Shriram

Choreography: Sonia Sabri

Original Lighting: Mickie Mannion

 Set and Costumes: Hannah Sibai

Assistant Choreography: Amayra Fuller


RUDRA is funded by the Arts Council England‘s Strategic Touring Fund.