A unique production depicting the five primordial elements, Prithvi (earth), Aakaasa (sky), Jala (water), Vaayu (wind) and Agni (fire), in their various aspects: descriptive from ancient literature, sacred as related to the Gods, and visual through lines and metres. Concept & Choreography by renowned dancer and guru Shri C. V. Chandrasekhar (Assisted by Smt. Jaya Chandrasekhar).
Samsara (February 2000, Palo Alto)
A solo concert by Mythili Kumar, featuring her daughters Rasika and Malavika, consisting of a wide collection of poetry and music focusing on the escape from the web of life and the union with the Infinite. A benefit concert for the Shiva-Murugan temple in Concord.
Depicting the life and compositions of the great Telugu saint-composer, Annamacharya, a staunch worshipper of Lord Venkateswara who wrote one composition a day in the Lord’s praise from the age of sixteen until his death at ninety-five years old.
Revelations (May 1994, Los Altos)
A collection of poems and songs by saints of India revealing the true path to salvation.
The Rhythm of Life (March 1987, Palo Alto)
Portraying the varied rhythms underlying the different stages of human life: creation, infancy, childhood, youth, the twilight years, death, and nirvana; as well as depicting the trials, tribulations, and joys in life. Concept by Meera Rao.
A collaboration with the poet Chitra Divakaruni for the Asian-Pacific Performing Arts Series; this piece is about women “blossoming’ when transplanted into new environments (March 1994)
An English poem dramatized in dance; collaboration with the modern dance company, the Margaret Wingrove Dance Company (May 1993)
Depicts the conflict of an Indian immigrant to the U.S.A (April 1992)