Lamont Faculty Recital
Traditional Kathak Solo
with touring artists from India
Sri Debashis Sarkar, Vocal
Sri Jayanta Banerjee, Sitar
Friday, Apirl 21, 2017 7:30pm
Hamilton Recital Hall
Newman Center for the Performing Arts
Tickets $10, Complimentary Parking
Our ensemble offers workshops, lecture-demonstrations and performances educating audiences on the cultural, musical and kinesthetic aspects of dance. An assembly performance or workshop generally includes:
- Background information about Indian art and culture,
- Basic explanation, demonstration and class participation to underscore the main principals of the dance, and finally
- A storytelling segment that brings together cultural and performative elements through a relatable story based in Hindu mythology.
SARAH MORELLI PRESENTS "TALES OF A MODERN GURU: UNDERSTANDING INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE THROUGH THE LIFE OF AN EXTRAORDINARY ARTIST"
A presentation on life and contributions of Pandit Chitresh Das, one of India's most dynamic, outspoken and captivating artists, including live performance, rare video clips, and excerpts from Prof. Morelli's forthcoming book, Tales of a Modern Guru. For more information, see the event flyer.