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Bharathanatyam is a classical dance style from Southern India having an unbroken tradition for over 2000 years. Born in the South Indian Temples, it is devotional in sprit yet posses a highly stylized and sophisticated technique. It has been used both as a vehicle of worship and as an expression of profound emotion. It utilizes a vocabulary of classical steps to create complex rhythmic patterns. With the language of gesture; it conveys various themes, ideas and concepts to the audience. In an unprecedented manner, the choreographer, Kalaimamani Ramya Ramnarayan has carefully chosen compositions and choreographed the dance pieces in order to explain the historic and cultural background of India through the medium of dance. This group production will be performed by Ramya and her disciples.

On June 25, 2006 @ 2:00 PM
The Richard P. Marasco Center for the Performing Arts
1629 Perrineville Road, Monroe Twp
NJ 08831

ramyaramnj@optonline.net

Admission Is Free
For Further Information & Registration Contact: Nrithyanjali Institute Of Dance, Inc.
  Ram Tirumala 732-398 9895 (ramyaramnj@optonline.net)
  Monroe Twp Cultural Arts Commission 732-521 4400 x 134
  Nita/Sunil Vakharia 732-254 6744
  Malathi Partha 732-274 3397
  Krithika Iyer 732-462 5286
  Padmashri Ashish 609-897 9265

This program has been made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment of the Arts; through a grant provided by the Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission/ Board of Chosen Freeholders.


Directions:

From Rt. 522 E/W drive towards the Township of Jamesburg. Make right, if you are traveling from East; or make left if traveling from west on to the Perrineville Road. Continue straight approximately 1.5 miles; Performing Arts Center is on your left.


From NJ Turnpike: At Exit 8A bear left (Jamesburg/Monroe), you will be on Forsgate Drive (Route 32). Continue straight to Perrineville Road (4-way stop/Gulf Gas Station). Turn right onto Perrineville Road. Continue straight approximately 1.5 miles. Performing Arts Center is on your left.

From Route 9 North (Freehold Area): Take Route 9 North to Highway 33 West to Perrineville Road. Turn right on Perrineville Road and continue straight for approximately 3 miles. Go through the light after the shopping center and continue past the Post Office. Performing Arts Center is on your right.



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