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Danspace Project presents:
Parijat Desai Dance Company
performing The Wall, Malaysia, and Quiet/Fire
October 18-20, 2007 [Thu-Sat] at 8:30pm
Admission: $15.00 ($10.00 Danspace Project Members)
St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery
131 East 10th Street
New York, NY 10003
"Matching technical sophistication with thematic relevance," (LA Times),
Parijat Desai Dance Company brings three works showcasing Desai's distinctive blend of bharata natyam with modern dance, yoga, and martial arts: | The Wall, based on a generations-old women’s tale | the NY premiere of Malaysia, to electronic music by composer Vijay Iyer and others | and, danced to a live contemporary score of rhythmic jatis and evocative ragas, Quiet/Fire, in which performers become warriors-in-training battling external and internal adversaries.

Choreography | Parijat Desai
Dance | Cindy Chung, Parijat Desai Aditi Dhruv, Emi Komatsuzaki, Mohan Kulasingam, Riyo Mito
Live music for Quiet/Fire | Sanjay Cherubala, Sameer Gupta, Shobana Ram, Arun Ramamurthy
Lighting Design | Carol Mullins


  Photo by Sallie DeEtte Mackie, Performers: Aditi Dhruv, Anjali Tata, Parijat Desai
...a major talent who bears watching...offering clean, crisp, rhythmic
attacks...a powerhouse-  Los Angeles Times
...bold, definitive interpretations...clarity and flair predominate-  India Post