|Choreographer||Artistic Director of Rhythmotion, India, Chitra Arvind is a choreographer, teacher, and performing artist. Proficient in Bharatanatyam, Kathak and Contemporary dance, she is a graded artist of Indian Television and an impaneled artist of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR). Recipient of many awards including the Best Dancer Award and Contemporary dance award, she has performed at prestigious dance festivals in India, USA, UK, Europe and South East Asia. Through the Rhythmotion Trust, she curates Chalana - Dance for a Cause, a classical & contemporary dance festival in aid of the Deaf Aid Society. She not only trains aspiring students but also imparts dance education tot hearing and speech impaired children.|
|Company||Rhythmotion was founded in 2008 by Chitra Arvind with a vision to promote Indian Classical and Contemporary dance. The dance productions of Rhythmotion are deeply rooted in Indian tradition and yet contemporary in their presentation which make them dynamic, refreshing, innovative and a visual treat. The young dancers of the company are creative, enthusiastic and talented. Rhythmotion has performed at various prestigious dance festivals in India and has received accolades from critics and art connoisseurs.|
|Performance||1.Srishtikartha - Man’s ability to survive and reproduce has made him egoistic and foolish to assume that he is “Srishtikarta - The Maker, The Creator, The survivor of the fittest”.This dance feature is a linear portrayal of man’s greed to control everything from when he was a cave dweller to the present day. But will he realize at what cost?
2.Chalana is a lyrical number that portrays the joy of nritta, nritya, and natya of Indian contemporary dance. It comprises of a palimpsest of traditional instruments, and classical and contemporary nuances that are highlighted in the entire dance piece.
|Music||1.SRISHTIKARTHA BY BHARATH M C & SHASHANK VENKATRAMAN
2.CHALANA BY ANOOR ANANTHA KRISHNA SHARMA
|Cast||1.CHITRA, DEBAPRIYA, POOJA, PIA, SAMERA, ARCHANA, PRAJWAL, LLOYD, JEAN, SABYASACHI
2.SAME AS ABOVE
|Staff||Costume/ ROOPA NAGESH
Stage design/ Lighting design/ DR. REKHA RAJEEV