“Ritu – The Seasons” by Kala Vandanam
October 21, 2017
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
GROUP 10+: $20.00
PHONE STUDENT: $18.00
TICKET SALE DATES
INDIVIDUAL / GROUP 10+ / ADA Public Onsale: August 15, 2017 10:00 AM to October 21, 2017 7:30 PM
STUDENT / PHONE STUDENT Public Onsale: September 8, 2017 11:36 AM to October 21, 2017 7:30 PM
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
Inspired by Kalidasa’s 4th century Sanskrit poetry Ritu Samhara and Vivaldi’s 18th century work Le Quattro Stagioni, Ritu – The Seasons is an original Bharatanatyam work, exploring of the cycles of the seasons, and how nature and life form an intricate, interwoven web.
Ritu – The Seasons is performed by a cast of aspiring young Twin Cities Bharatanatyam dancers.
Concept, Choreography and Artistic Direction – Suchitra Sairam
Music Composition – Jyothishmathi Sheejith
Sound Engineering – Sai Shravanam
Directorial Guidance – Dipankar Mukherjee
Poetry Transcreation – Meena Natarajan
Photo credit – Mohan Sengottaiyan
Ritu – The Seasons was made possible by support from the Knight Foundation and Friends of Kala Vandanam.