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Pradarshana 2021 Premiering Baala Tale of Kanha
November 20, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
We are delighted to have Ms Stephanie Orman, Mayor of Bentonville and Ms Debbie Jones, Superintendent of Bentonville Public Schools to grace the occasion with their presence.
A Tale as Old as Time Gets Retold Dhirana Academy brings to life the story of Krishna through the beauty of Indian classical dance in a brand-new dance production – ‘Baala’
Dhirana Academy of Classical Indian Dance celebrates its 5th annual Fall production with a dance drama conceptualized, choreographed, produced, in Northwest Arkansas and performed entirely by students in the community. Baala, the tale of Kanha, tells the story of Krishna, a well-known Hindu god.These tales are sure to rekindle nostalgic memories of childhood in anyone. The 90-minute dance drama choreographed and directed by Megha P Rao, will be staged at Bentonville West High School on 20th November 2021 from 4pm to 7pm. The narration of this production will be in English, with classical music set to 5 different Indian languages. 40 dancers, all students ranging from age 5 through 18 will be a part of this production. The family friendly performance, Baala, will be appropriate for any age and any language speaker.