• Nava Dance Theatre Presented as part of Performing Diaspora SEP 11-14, THU-SAT at 8PM, SUN at 7PM (Post-show panel SAT) The Cloud Messenger by Nadhi Thekkek and Nava Dance Theater, in collaboration with renowned composer G.S. Rajan, is a Bharatanatyam adaptation of the poem, Meghadhootha, by 5th century Indian poet, Kalidasa. In a kaleidoscope of formations, […]

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  • For me, creating work is often an outward presentation of a very personal journey. In reading Kalidasa’s Meghadhootha, I initially drew inspiration from many different translations, and literary commentaries. In reading the epic poem over and over again, there were certain verses that leapt out from the pages. These lines were coaxed by my own […]

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