BEYOND BOLLYWOOD-The rhythms of Dance explores the key elements of ethnic Indian art forms: music and dance; specifically rhythms and Mudras – hand gestures and body movements, of Indian dance. The performance will show audiences how rhythms and movements are interlinked and how beats – the basic unit of time in music, form the basis of dance. They will also demonstrate the various Mudras and explain what each Mudra means and symbolizes. The audience will also be encouraged to attempt the different hand gestures and leg movements with guidance from the dancers.
Maya Dance Theatre, will be making its performance debut in United Kingdom as part of the celebrated Accidental Festival in May 2013. The company, which recently celebrated its fifth (05th) anniversary in 2012, has been selected to represent Singapore at the festival through their performance, PATH, an Asian contemporary dance production, at the Accidental Festival from 09th May–12th May 2013 at The Roundhouse Theatre, Camden, London.