» Discovery -- UTSA Research
» Innovations -- College of Engineering
» Ovations -- College of Liberal and Fine Arts
» Spectrum -- College of Education
International dance performance to benefit UTSA music department
(Sept. 22, 2009)--The Arathi School of Indian Dance will present "Kavitha," a performance benefiting the UTSA Department of Music's new dance program, at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 26 in the Carver Community Cultural Center, 226 N. Hackberry St.
Directed by Prasanna Kasturi, "Kavitha" is an expression through dance inspired by the poetry of Rabindranath Tagore, W.B. Yeats, Maya Angelou and Pablo Neruda. Audience members will view a spectrum of dance styles including classical and folk dances from India, flamenco and African dance.
The evening will feature collaborations by Arathi School of Indian Dance, African Drumming and Dance Group from the City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department and the Academy of Dance Arts.
The UTSA Department of Music dance program began this fall and offers classes in modern dance and dancing for musical theatre. Within five years, the department plans to offer dance as a major and minor.
Admission is $11, $7 for students and senior citizens. Purchase tickets online through Ticketmaster or call 1-800-745-3000. Tickets also are available at the Carver center.
The event is co-sponsored by Gemini Ink and partially funded by the City of San Antonio Office of Cultural Affairs.
For more information, contact Kausi Subramaniam at (210) 273-2200.