Embark on a mesmerising journey through ‘The Forest Dream,’ a breathtaking fusion of dance styles that will immerse you in a powerful exploration of our planet’s climatic crisis. Join us as we shed light on the urgent issues plaguing our world, such as deforestation and unbridled industrialisation.
Through the enchanting lens of Indian mythology, this production unveils the extraordinary tale of ‘The Forest Man of India.’ Witness his unwavering dedication to reviving the Majuli islands, nestled in the mighty and sometimes tempestuous Brahmaputra river. Experience the profound bond he shares with the goddess of forests, ‘Aranyani,’ whose very existence now hangs in the balance.
Immerse yourself in the harmonious fusion of Carnatic music, western soundscapes, and the seamless integration of Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi, and contemporary dance forms. This intergenerational masterpiece speaks volumes as it reflects the struggles faced by our present and future generations, delivering an urgent call to mend our ways.
“Milap has been committed to promoting South Asian Arts in the UK through incredible talent from across the world. I am so excited to bring The Forest Dream to Indika this year as part of our Autumn-Winter tour this year. The Forest Dream is a coming together of 3 dance styles to tell a story that needs to be heard, a thousand times over for the sake of salvaging what we can, while we can. This is the closing performance for our tour and we can’t wait for Liverpool audiences to watch the work.“
Performing in this production will be Payal Ramchandani, Anritha Jayakrishnan, Olivia Paddison, Santosh Nair, Subhash ‘Wiman’ Gorania and Sihani Dhanki Mody.
Date10 November 2023 / 7:00pm
VenueThe Capstone Theatre, 17 Shaw St, Liverpool L6 1HP
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