An Ode to Lord Shiva

17 Feb 2017
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Shivarasa by Pavitra Bhat
Shivay by Anuj Mishra and troupe

An NCPA Presentation

Based on the theme of Lord Shiva, the evening will have a performance by Bharatanatyam exponent Pavitra Bhat followed by versatile Kathak danseuse Anuj Mishra.

Shivarasa by Pavitra Bhat

The evening will begin with vibrant Bharatanatyam performer – Pavitra Bhat. He has established Pavitra Art Visual Institute (P.A.V.I.), Mumbai and is a gold medalist for dance from Mumbai University.

Shivarasa is a dance presentation about the nine emotions by the cosmic dancer in the form of Nataraja - the king of dance. Shiva, the cosmic dancer who performs the majestic tandava, who is the lord of the rajasabha who dances to the beats of damaru.

Shivay by Anuj Mishra and troupe

This will be followed by a Kathak presentation by exponent Anuj Mishra. He is impaneled as an established artist in ICCR (Indian council for cultural relation) and is the main member of IDC (International Dance Council) from Europe.

Lord Shiva also known as Natraj is the lord, and creator of dance. The presentation will cover three compositions starting with Shiva-Vandanam on the Shiva strotam. The second composition, is Naad Dhammar - a technical piece of Kathak in which the dancers will dance and recite the bols together. Lastly, Shiva Gati will portray the various expressions of Lord Shiva including his involvement with his beloved consort Parvati.

 

Venue: Experimental Theatre
Price: Member: 360 & 180
Non-Member: 400 & 200
Friday 17 Feb
7:00 pm
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