A city-based dance institute headed by choreographer Sudarshan Chakravorty is all set to host its annual show today evening. They will be presenting the piece Sapphirescope, an amazing amalgam of dance, music, visuals with fusion, contemporary and popular dances keeping in mind the rich history of shared tradition and inspirations that India have with Indonesia. The South-east Asian country also has a connection with Rabindranath Tagore and ‘batik’ which also influenced late dancer Uday Shankar in his performances, costume and music with integration traditional Gamelan music from Indonesia. Sapphire has divided the show of 70 minutes into three parts, namely culture, conversations and celebrations.
“It’s indeed an exciting year and moment for my dance troupe since we had completed the tour of Kazakhstan in September 2018, and was preparing to tour USA this year. But this Indonesian tour came as a pleasant surprise and acknowledgement of the untiring effort of our institute’s young dancers to uphold excellence and perfection in creating world class productions on stage. This is our 23rd international tour,” said Sudarshan.
Source: Times of India