Shraddhanjali

This powerful piece is represents a number of selected Hindi poetry. The poets evoke the joys and pain of life, its ambivalence and its turmoil. Through the mesmerising performance of the dancers, the lyrics are vividly brought to life. Every performance is unique as the artists improvise their journeys. In Hindi and English, the piece is designed to be flexible and participatory for any number of principal performers from 3 – 5 and/or 15 – 25 community participants depending on the venue or site.

First Performance 12th July 2007 London Mela

Cast 3 – 5 dancers with the option of 15 – 25 community participants.

Dance Director Hi Ching with improvised choreography by dancers

Music / Vocals Pre-recorded with Dr. Ananda Gupta, Tanusree Guha

Running Time 44 mins