Sat 2 Apr

Srishti - Nina Rajarani Dance Creations


£17 / £13 concs

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SEVENS, is a new triple bill of Bharatanatyam and Kathak dance with live music from one of the UK’s leading choreographers Nina Rajarani MBE.

The programme features three captivating pieces:

  • Seven Snags: A flirtatious courtship, the choreographic equivalent of an obstacle race, this fast-paced ensemble is rhythmic, full of exciting dynamics and laced with challenging cross-rhythms.
  • Seven Steps: A duet by Nina Rajarani MBE and vocalist/composer Y Yadavan, based on ‘saptapadi’ (seven steps) With each step, the couple take a vow that is beautiful, simple and timeless.
  • Seven Sins: This thought-provoking, nuanced piece questions the social norms, performed by the full ensemble of seven dancers and musicians.

“Rajarani’s take on classical Indian dance is invigorating.” - The Sunday Times 

Duration: 90mins

Age Recommendation: 9+

Free Post-Show Talk: Join artists involved in the show for a discussion about the work.

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How to watch

This is a live performance in The Place theatre. 

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Production Credits
Concept, Choreography & Direction: Nina Rajarani MBE
Music Composition: Y Yadavan & Shammi Pithia
Dramaturgy: Lou Cope
Costume Design: Sandhya Raman
Lighting Design and Technical Management: Chris Cuthbert @acquismedia

About Nina Rajarani MBE
Nina Rajarani MBE is a choreographer, dancer and Bharatanatyam teacher and artistic director of Srishti, the company she set up in 1991 as both a touring company and dance and music school, based at Harrow Arts Centre. She is a renowned dance teacher, a founder committee member of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing’s (ISTD) Classical Indian Dance Faculty and their lead examiner. In 2006, Nina won the Place Prize, Europe’s largest choreographic competition sponsored by Bloomberg, for her piece QUICK! She was awarded an MBE in 2009, in recognition of Services to South Asian Dance.

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Times: 7.30pm
Duration: 90 mins
Venue: at The Place

This event is part of Summer Season 2022

Summer Season 2022

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