Sutra and Rudrakshya dancers in the upcoming Odissi On High. (Picture courtesy of Sutra Foundation)
DYNAMIC, exciting and technically challenging.
That’s the fresh creative energy flowing into Sutra Foundation’s Odissi On High, due to kick off its second season next week.
Played to rave reviews last year, Odissi On High is a collaboration with Odisha-based Rudrakshya Foundation.
Building on the work of odissi’s two pioneer gurus — the late Kelucharan Mahapatra and Debaprasad Das (of which Sutra belongs) — Guru Bichitrananda Swain and Guru Durga Charan Ranbir (with whom Sutra has previously collaborated) have created exciting repertoire, exploring and developing further on technique, composition and technical virtuosity. Read more here : Poetry in motion by Subhadra Devan, New Straits Times
This article also appeared in the Hooi Khaw & Su