A Bharatanatyam concert whose goal was to increase awareness of domestic violence in the South Asian community. Jagriti featured: a powerful solo performance by Artistic Director Mythili Kumar dramatizing true stories of domestic violence. Abhinaya dancers portraying the aspirations and frustrations of women from Indian mythology and society.
Portraying the inspiration, childhood events, and widespread activism of Mohandas K. Gandhi that transformed him from an oridinary man into a Mahatma, or great soul.
My Favorite Story (June 1993, Santa Clara)
Recounting beloved children’s stories from the Arabian Nights, the Jataka and Panchatantra tales, and ancient Greek mythology.
Women Triumphant (November 1990, San Jose)
Tracing the paths of triumphant Indian women from legend, literature, and history, featuring an excerpt of the story of Kannaki from the famous Tamil epic, Shilappatikaram. Guest appearance by Kuchipudi dancer Jyothirmayi Lakkaraju.