RUDRA reverberates through the universe...a powerful force in the shape of Shiva that destroys evil and restores balance, this performance echoes the cycle of peace, disturbance, love and lament.

Manasamitra resurrects ancient Indian mythology with an exciting fusion of contemporary music and dance. Choreographer Sonia Sabri, working in contemporary Kathak brings together four regional dancers with contemporary and Indian dance backgrounds to create RUDRA. Combined with an original composition by Shri Sriram (of Badmarsh and Shri fame RUDRA will offer audiences a new experience of Indian arts.

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Choreography: Sonia Sabri
Music Composition: Shri Sriram
Lighting: Mickie Mannion
Set and Costumes: Hannah Sibai
Assistant Choreography: Amayra Fuller

RUDRA will tour throughout spring 2014 across Yorkshire and Humber and is funded by the Arts Council England and its Strategic Touring Fund.

Manasamitra is committed to making work that is accessible for everyone and bringing South Asian arts to new audiences. Alongside the productions Manasamitra runs an education programme to engage with audiences and encourage participation from school children, young people and adults alike. If you would like information on this work please contact us.