Bollywood Dance Workshop (Asian Pacific American Heritage Month)

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Stage Two 618 S Michigan Ave, Chicago IL, 60605

Bollywood Dance Workshop (Asian Pacific American Heritage Month)

Learn the fun moves you see in your favorite Bollywood movies! Balle Balle!

Led by visiting artist Shyamala Moorty of the Los Angeles-based Post Natyam Collective.

Open to all Columbia students, staff, and faculty. No experience required!

This Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Chicago Roots event is co-sponsored by Asian American Cultural Affairs and the Dance Department.

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BUT WAIT...THERE'S MORE!

The Post Natyam Collective will also be performing at Links Hall April
5-7 as part of the Braiding Rivers Festival. All Columbia students can
get tickets for only $5 by emailing edraves@colum.edu!

More info:

Braiding Rivers Festival: Stereotype
Featuring Cynthia Ling Lee and Shyamala Moorty of the Post Natyam Collective
Curated by Links Hall Artistic Associate & Columbia Professor Emma Draves

Performance dates:
8:00pm Friday, April 5
8:00pm Saturday, April 6
7:00pm Sunday, April 7

Links Hall, 3111 N. Western Ave., Chicago

The opening weekend of this three-weekend festival celebrates the work
of Chicago’s Silk Road Rising theater company and artists from Los
Angeles’ Post Natyam Collective.

Blowing apart cultural
stereotypes, this evening of interdisciplinary performance rewrites
Indian dance tradition with humor, craft, and a critical edge. “What’s
Your Stereotype?” parodies and personalizes received gender and cultural
roles in a thought-provoking mixture of contemporary Indian dance,
theater, multimedia, and audience interaction.

To get your $5 discounted student ticket, email edraves@colum.edu.

Tickets for Columbia students have been subsidized by a generous grant from Art + Activism: Critical Encounters.

 

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Students, School of Fine and Performing Arts, Multicultural Affairs, Asian American Cultural Affairs, Dance

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