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IPFW / Shruti Indian Performance Series--Natya Dance Theatre: The Incomplete Gesture

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

September 24, 2016 at 7:30 PM

Location: Auer Performance Hall at IPFW Rhinehart Music Center, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.

Phone: 260-481-6555

Link: http://www.ipfw.edu/tickets

Event Description

July 19, 2016 Updated Jul 19, 2016 at 11:02 AM EDT

The Incomplete Gesture is a fusion of traditional Indian and contemporary Indonesian dance. It is presented by Natya Dance Theatre of Chicago and Nan Jombang Dance of West Sumatra. This dynamic cross-cultural work explores the tensions and challenges of the contemporary saga of communication clashes.

Watch the two groups rehearse as they create portions of the performance: https://vimeo.com/137309946

The Incomplete Gesture allows the two companies to create a unique movement vocabulary. They do this by incorporating Bharata Natyam’s geometric precision, specific expressional aspects, and complicated rhythmic footwork, along with the slow, deliberate, controlled style of Minangkabau, which is the Indonesian martial art that influences Nan Jombang’s contemporary dance movement. The cast is comprised of ten dancers, a drummer and a vocalist.

IPFW College of Visual and Performing Arts and Shruti, the Indian Cultural Society of Fort Wayne, have made it possible for tickets to be priced affordably at $10 each, which is a fraction of the ticket prices at other venues on the tour. Students with a current school ID are admitted free of charge.

The IPFW College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) and Shruti, the Indian Cultural Society of Fort Wayne, continue to offer Indian cultural experiences for audiences in northeast Indiana. The two are pleased to present another exciting show in an ongoing collaboration aimed at introducing patrons to world-renowned Indian performers in music, dance and theatre.

This concert is sponsored by donations made in support of Shruti and the College of Visual and Performing Arts.

Admission
Student’s with current school ID are free
$10 for All Others

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2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46805




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