east west players presents encounter, sept 6 - oct 7

Hey, L.A. Come to the David Henry Hwang Theatre and see Encounter, a dance theater production from East West Players in association with the Navarasa Dance Theater. Encounter explores different types of encounters, from the Divine to Bob Marley, with stories from all around the world. Opening night is September 12, and the production ends October 7th. More information:
In association with Navarasa Dance Theater
invites you and a guest to the Press Opening Night Performance of

By Aparna Sindhoor, S.M. Raju and Anil Natyaveda
Music by Isaac Thomas Kottukapally
Directed & Choreographed by Aparna Sindhoor and Anil Natyaveda
Inspired by a short story by Mahasweta Devi

WEDNESDAY, September 12, 2012
David Henry Hwang Theater
120 Judge John Aiso Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

7:00 PM Cocktail Reception
8:00 PM Performance of ENCOUNTER
Followed by a Post-Show Reception in the Courtyard sponsored by Southern California Edison.

Sunil Kumar
Aparna Sindhoor
Raghu Narayanan
Anil Natyaveda
Suvarna Raj
Leah Vincent

Scenic Coordinator Tesshi Nakagawa
Lighting Designer Jeremy Pivnick
Stage Manager Seth Walter
Assistant Stage Manager Bernice Mendez

ENCOUNTER is a dance theatre production that unearths various kinds of encounters, with the Divine, the Self, Love and the military. ENCOUNTER explores imageries from the lives of communities from around the world - whether it is Native American history or indigenous peoples' history globally; or a modern day occurrence in Iraq, Afghanistan or Rwanda.

ENCOUNTER is based on a story about an indigenous woman, Dopdi, inspired by Magsaysay award-winning writer Mahasweta Devi's work and adapted for the stage by S M Raju and Aparna Sindhoor.

In community partnership with South Asian Network and UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance.
Purchase your tickets here, or call (213) 625-7000 x 20.

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