"Natyashastra: the Oldest Surviving Stagecraft in the World"
JCC Auditorium at the KleinLife Center, Philadelphia, PA - October 30th, 2016
The world's oldest stagecraft takes the stage in this vibrant performance of traditional Indian music and dance from Three Aksha, a group dedicated to preserving and promoting Indian culture. Natyashastra is the oldest surviving text on dance and music in the world and a project of this caliber is a first of its kind to the community in Philadelphia. Experience the artistic direction of Viji Rao, whom the Philadelphia Inquirer has called a "theatrical visionary" along with choreography by Kiran Subramanyam, music by Praveen D Rao and video mapping by Laia Cabrera and Isabelle Duverger.
artistic direction by Viji Rao
music by Praveen D Rao / choreography by Kiran Subramanyam
video projection design by Laia Cabrera and Isabelle Duverger (Laia Cabrera & Co)
The performance was made possible thanks to the support of National Endowment for the Arts, the Knight Foundation, the Leeway Foundation and Three Aksha.