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Leela Dance Collective: SPEAK

Wednesday, Feb 12 2020, 7:30 PM

Castle Theater

Featuring Rina Mehta, Rachna Nivas, Michelle Dorrance, and Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards
“…an evening of rhythmic magic.”
Los Angeles Dance Chronicle
“…a sunny break from our me-first fractured world.”
Los Angeles Times


Indian Kathak dance and American tap dance, continents and ages apart, share parallel stories of struggle and perseverance. They come together in this sensational collaboration that is rhythm, storytelling, music and dance.
SPEAK carries forward the legacy of iconic artists like Pandit Chitresh Das, Dr. Jimmy Slyde and James Buster Brown, while bringing to the forefront the voices of powerful female artists. Serving as the bridge between tradition and innovation, history and progress, Rina Mehta, Rachna Nivas, Michelle Dorrance, and Dormeshia create nothing short of magic on the stage.
Joined by the world’s leading Indian classical and Jazz musicians, SPEAK promises to thrill, provoke and move your spirit.
Bound by rhythmic improvisation the dancers are accompanied by Indian classical and jazz musicians.

For more information on SPEAK, CLICK HERE.

Read an article about the performance in On Maui Magazine
CLICK HERE to watch the trailer
This program is part of "The MACC Presents"  ... watch a  2020 video preview