The Nrityagram Dance Ensemble The Joyce Theater New York, New York March 23, 2012 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2012 by Mary Cargill The Nrityagram Dance Company is a hybrid, a modern take on traditional Indian, specifically Odissi, temple dances. That is, the company uses the historical technique in a theatrical manner. For this visit, the three Odissi dancers were joined by two Kandyan dancers (Kandyan dance is also a temple dance) from Sri Lanka, and the two related styles made an interesting contrast.
“Pratima: Reflection” Nrityagram Dance Ensemble Joyce Theater New York, NY February 20, 2008 by Leigh Witchel copyright © 2008 by Leigh Witchel The “for export” product is often quite different than what is made at home. Read Post
Paul Taylor Dance Company "Company B", "Gossamer Gallants", "Promethean Fire" David H. Koch Theater Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts New York, New York March 27, 2012 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2012 by Mary Cargill "Company B... Read Post