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Sacred Vision, an Evening of Classical Indian Dance at LIU Brooklyn’s Kumble Theater, June 29

Part of Trinayan Dance Theater’s DanceFest INDIA!


Fatima Kafele,Deputy Director of Public Relations
LIU Brooklyn,
Long Island University

DanceFest INDIA!, in association with Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts at LIU BrooklynBrooklyn, N.Y. – DanceFest INDIA!, in association with Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts at LIU Brooklyn, presents Sacred Vision, a radiant evening of classical Indian dance on Saturday, June 29, at 7:30 p.m.

The program features world-renowned dancer Sujata Mohapatra (Odissi) extolling the work of Padmabhibhushan Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra and Savitha Sastry (Bharata Natyam) dancing in the New York premiere of Soul Cages. The show also includes Ayona Bhaduri (Odissi), a former touring dancer with the Nrityagram Dance Ensemble, making her New York solo debut and a special Kathak duet by Prashant Shah and Ammr Vandal featuring classic work from legendary Kathak Guru Padmasree Kumudini Lakhia. Sacred Vision features a special collaboration with Brooklyn based photographer Manjari Sharma's Project Darshan.

Kumble Theater is located on Flatbush Avenue, between DeKalb Avenue and Willoughby Street. Tickets to Sacred Vision are $25 in advance; $30 at the door; and $20 for students and seniors with ID. To purchase tickets, call the Kumble Theater box office at (718) 488-1624 or visit For more information about the festival, visit

About DanceFest INDIA

DanceFest INDIA! is presented by Trinayan Dance Theater from Tuesday, June 25 until Sunday, June 30. The six-day festival celebrates the eternal beauty and zest for life of classical Indian dance. In addition to the concert at LIU, the festival includes master classes hosted by The School at Mark Morris Dance Group and a children's program of live dance at the Brooklyn's Children Museum. DanceFest INDIA! is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

LIU Brooklyn is distinguished by…
dynamic curricula reflecting the great urban community it serves. Distinctive programs encompass the arts and media, the natural sciences, business, social policy, urban education, the health professions and pharmacy, and include the Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, the Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics, the D.P.T. in Physical Therapy and the Pharm.D. in Pharmacy. A vibrant urban oasis in downtown Brooklyn, this diverse and thriving campus offers academic excellence, personalized attention, small class size and flexible course schedules. In 2006, a $45-million Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center was opened to serve the Campus and the surrounding community. In 2007, the Cyber Café was launched, providing a high-tech hot spot for students and faculty members to meet and eat.

Posted 06/03/2013

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