THE MUSIC CENTER OFFSTAGE
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Dancing Storytellers - Indian Mythology and Me
Part of The Music Center on Tour roster, Dancing Storytellers present dynamic dance and theater in an interactive exploration of Indian mythology and its connections to our world today. Join Sheetal Gandhi, Ulka Mohanty and Shyamala Moorty for the myth of Bhima and Hanuman and learn about how to tell a story with your hands.
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About our Music Center On Tour Artists
The Dancing Storytellers offer contemporary interpretations of South Asian stories, dance and music. They create uplifting duets that artfully weave rhythm, song, gesture and facial expressions into an interactive exploration of Indian mythology and its connections to our world today. The collective includes Sheetal Gandhi, Ulka Mohanty and Shyamala Moorty--artists that inspire youth through artistic innovation, persoanl transformation and social change. Sheetal Gandhi is a multi-talented artist: choreographer, singer, dancer, actor and percussionist, formerly with Cirque du Soleil. Her solo and group choreography has toured to over 16 countries. Shyamala Moorty has toured her dance and theater work internationally with TeAda Productions and the Post Natyam Collective. She also teaches yoga and dance and is a dance education curriculum writer and consultant. Ulka Simone Mohanty is an actor, dancer and choreorgrapher who has performed internationally and has choreographed multiple shows for Disney's Animal Kindgom. She also voices the role of Dr. Kapur on the NBCUniversal kids' animation show Nina's World.