When Eyes Speak: Dr. Yashoda Thakore
April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$20
When Eyes Speak and UCR Dance Program presents a performance and discussion with Yashoda Thakore. The legacies of hereditary dance have many facets. Dr. Thakore leads her audience through her Kalavantulu practice and philosophy in this presentation.
Yashoda Thakore is an exponent of Kuchipudi and Devadasi Nrityam and a practitioner of Yoga. She was awarded a PhD for her research on the Interrelationship Between Yoga and Indian Classical Dances. She has authored Kaivalya-Joy in Yoga and Dance (2014), co-translated Nritta Ratnavali, a 13thC text, and edited its Critical Edition. She was an artiste in Residence at the University of Pennsylvania (2019), and performed at the Wesleyan University (2019).
When Eyes Speak is the first Indian Choreography Festival in SF connecting audiences through outreach programs, curated performances, panel discussions, and workshops portraying relevant themes with a unique combination of theater, mythology, and movement.