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07 Jul

I am Ravana

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Sarasawati Mahavidhyalaya proudly presents the production “I am Ravana: A journey with Rama”, held between 7 – 10 July 2017, at the Heath Ledger Theatre, Perth.

“I am Ravana” engages the audience to consider the shades of good and evil. It is framed by the last moments of Ravana’s life when Ravana asks humanity across the time/space continuum, “why do you rejoice in my death?”. The quest for meaning, purpose and fulfilment is timeless and universal. Ravana’s hubris is ours today – personally, politically and globally. The production is shaped by the insights of several cultural performance styles, from dance, music and text and using Valmiki’s text as the basis for interpretation.

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05 May

Dancing in Kelmscott

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I have been a Bharatanatyam student at Saraswati Mahavidyalaya for the last 11 years or so. I joined the school as a 26 year old adult (under the tutelage of Shrimathi Shaki Hari) , to re-embark my dance journey which started when I was 5 years old, in Singapore. I have danced at SMV in

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30 Apr

Hamsadhwani – Seeking The Path Of The Swan

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Hamsadhwani explores the idea of an artiste being a continual seeker of knowledge. This show will feature 2 halves, a musical performance and a dance presentation.   The music ensemble will feature SMV’s Tabla Master, Vick Riyazi, in his maiden Santoor performance in Australia. SMV’s Veena teacher Subashini Balasubramaniam, Tabla teacher Sivakumar Balakrishnan and guest

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29 Apr

An Evening with Sania Patankar

In collaboration with the Maharashtra Mandal of Perth, SMV presents a beautiful night of Hindustani music by Sania Patankar a senior disciple of Dr Ashwini Bhide Deshpande, who will be accompanied by SMV’s senior tabla master, Vick Riyazi. For more information, please email us at bookings@smv.org.au   Date: Saturday, 29th April Time: 6:30 pm Venue: Saraswati MahaVidhyalaya, 263 Beaufort

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20 Apr

New classes in Perth City – Term 2 2017

Bala Vihar, Bharata Natyam, course, Dance, guitar, Music, Odissi, Tamil, Vocal, , , , , ,

Perth (263 Beaufort St, Perth)   Bala Vihar Saturday 10.30 -11.30 am Enrol now Bharata Natyam  Saturday 9.30 -10.30 am (13+) Tuesday 6.00 – 7.00 pm Kids (6-13) Enrol now Kathak Wednesday 6.00 – 7.00 pm Kids (6-13)  Enrol now Vocal    Saturday 11.30 – 12.30 pm (Children) Enrol now Odissi   Wednesday 5.30 –

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