Date: Sun, 23 Apr 2017
Time: 7 PM
Venue: Tata Theatre: NCPA , Mumbai South
The evening will showcase thematic performances by citys renowned dancers along with their troupes. Eminent Kathak danseuse Gauri Sharma Tripathi performance presents the the transformations of the music compositions of Niraj Chag in Timelapse, where the sound makes us see the reflective bounce of the body. The choreographies in this dance are in collaboration with ANKH Dance Company, Danceworx Academy, and Navdhara India Dance Theater. Following that, renowned Odissi exponent, Jhelum Paranjape and her troupe, Smitalay, will show the gradual transformation of the Odissi dance form from its folk dance the Mahari: devdasi dance to the traditional Gotipua to the present classical dance of Odissi performed today. Vaibhav Arekar a renowned Bharatanatyam artiste and his troupe will present Upaj an introspective piece that examines the shift between definitive structures to a more free flowing spurt of movements of the Bharatanatyam idiom. The transformation of one idea into another that is the binding theme of this piece. Versatile Kathak exponent Sanjukta Wagh will present khayal. A vilambit khyal is translated into movement where the interplay of the verbal and nonverbal geometries of thought result in a melody danced, a rhythm establishing a mood and the mood leading the melody. Experience the best plays and performances at NCPA, Mumbai.