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Canada College Theatre

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Redwood City, California 94061

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Aranya Katha - Nature, Power, Devotion - PART 1

Dance Drama World Premiere

This year's Chitresh Das Institute school show will feature the students and faculty in the world premiere Aranya Katha - Nature, Power, Devotion - PART 1, inspired by the story of Amrita Devi. In 1730, Rajasthan, the Maharaja sent his troops to cut trees for a new palace. Protecting the trees, Amrita Devi became a martyr whose non-violent protest inspired Mahatma Gandhi, the Chipko environmental movement in India, and environmental movements around the globe. Part 2 will premiere in 2019.

Concept & Choreography by Charlotte Moraga
Musicians Nilan Chaudhuri (tabla), Raaginder Singh (violin), special guest vocalist from London, Ranjana Ghatak.
Lighting Design Patty Ann Farrell


May 20th, 6pm at Cañada College Main Theatre, Redwood City

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