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Odissi: The Sacred Dance

Odissi: The Sacred Dance

Lisa and Simi, two Odissi dancers who have practiced the dance form here in Northern VA, will illustrate the breathtaking beauty of the dance, demonstrating how it reflects the motifs of ancient Odisha temple sculpture as well as the poetry of Oriya music.
 

This engaging lecture-demonstration will include audience participation and introduce the language of Odissi, from body positions and basic movement to the “Language of Expressional Dance” with hand gestures and facial expressions. This will be followed by Odissi dance performances by the duo. All Ages.

Date:
Thursday, July 28, 2022
Time:
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Chantilly Meeting Room
Library Branch:
Chantilly Regional Library
Categories:
All Ages/Family Musical Literacy Year of Literacy
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Learn more about Lisa and the Odissi Lasya Dance school on her website or follow them on Facebook.

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