|Date chosen for The Open Couple||Allocated dates for the other four plays|
|Friday, Sep 19 (8pm)||Oct 3, Oct 17, Oct 31, Nov 14 (Fridays, 8pm)|
|Saturday, Sep 20 (8pm)||Oct 4, Oct 18, Nov 1 and Nov 15 (Saturdays, 8pm)|
|Sunday, Sep 21 (3pm)||Oct 5, Oct 19, Nov 2, Nov 16 (Sundays, 3pm)|
|Sunday, Sep 21 (6.30pm)||Oct 5, Oct 19, Nov 2, Nov 16 (Sundays, 6.30pm)|
|Tuesday, Sep 23 (8pm)||Oct 7, Oct 21, Oct 4, Nov 18 (Fridays, 8pm)|
|Wednesday, Sep 24 (8pm)||Oct 8, Oct 22, Oct 5, Nov 19 (Fridays, 8pm)|
|Thursday, Sep 25 (8pm)||Oct 9, Oct 23, Oct 6, Nov 20 (Fridays, 8pm)|
|Friday, Sep 26 (8pm)||Oct 10, Oct 24, Oct 7, Nov 21 (Fridays, 8pm)|
|Saturday, Sep 27 (8pm)||Oct 11, Oct 25, Nov 8 and Nov 22 (Saturdays, 8pm)|
|Sunday, Sep 28 (3pm)||Oct 12, Oct 26, Nov 9, Nov 23 (Sundays, 3pm)|
|Sunday, Sep 28 (6.30pm)||Oct 12, Oct 26, Nov 9, Nov 23 (Sundays, 6.30pm)|
Samhra is a mesmerizing new work choreographed by Surupa Sen in which, Nrityagram joins forces with Sri Lanka`s renowned Chitrasena Dance Company to explore the meeting point between the sensuality of Odissi and the masculine dynamism of the Chitrasena`s Kandyan dance.
Nrityagram (Dance Village) is India`s first modern Gurukul for Indian classical dance and an intentional community set up by Odissi dancer Protima Gauri in 1990. This residential school for Odissi dance is located outside Bangalore and follows the ancient Guru-shishya tradition where dancers live together and study their art with master gurus in the gurukul (home of the Guru).
The dance village is home to an all-female dance ensemble of the same name, which is regarded as one of the foremost dance companies of India performing all over the world including an annual tour to the United States. Although steeped in and dedicated to ancient practice, the Ensemble is also committed to carrying Indian dance into the twenty-first century.
The Chitrasena Dance Company is Sri Lanka`s oldest and most prestigious dance company. Established in the 1940s by Guru Chitrasena, who was instrumental in bringing Sri Lanka`s traditional dances from the village rituals to the modern stage, the Dance Company became his vehicle of expression both in traditional dance forms and contemporary dance, which set the standards and transformed dance theatre in Sri Lanka. Today, his dance school and Company led by wife Vajira and daughter Upeka have nurtured his legacy with deep love and respect. Reputed for being the pioneers and revolutionists in the dance sphere in Sri Lanka - they continue to experiment without compromise and use traditional dance language and form to create cutting-edge contemporary dance theatre.
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