NCPA Mudra Dance Festival, 2018 - Presentations by Priyadarsini Govind (Bharatanatyam) and Sadanam Balakrishnan and troupe (Kathakali)
Sangeet Natak Akademi awardee and former director of Kalakshetra Foundation, renowned Bharatanatyam exponent Priyadarsini Govind will present Sahahridaya. The connection of the soul with the elements in the universe, both animate and inanimate. Through multiple traditional pieces, the presentation talks about the connection of the psyche with nature, the relation between dance and music, man and woman.
Kamala Dalam by Sadanam Balakrishnan and troupe
Renowned Kathakali artiste Sadanam Balakrishnan along with his troupe will present Kamala Dalam (Lotus Petal), where he explores the interconnection between feelings of sensuousness, suspicion and jealousy with the principal Sringara Rasa as seen between the characters Ravana and his wife Mandodari. Mandodari while lying on Ravana's lap, explains she was disturbed from her sound sleep because, in her dreams, she saw Ravana enjoying with the company of beautiful celestial nymphs (apsaras) embracing and kissing.
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Artists: Priyadarsini Govind and Sadanam Balakrishnan and troupe.