Courtyard Dancers – Excerpts From Weavers & Asunder

Courtyard Dancers production- “Asunder”, a contemporary dance-theater based on Kathak, Thumri, Baul music and poetry. Performed at Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia
“Asunder” is a search for what once was and never shall be again: an undivided India. “Asunder” evokes a landscape of nostalgia, loss, and longing for a homeland that was broken asunder during “desh bhagh” (partition of India).
Concept and Choreography Pallabi Chakravorty
Tabla: Aqeel Bhatti, Chandan Patra (recorded)
Vocal recorded: Sudakshina Manna, Bhakta Baul
Dancers: Courtyard Dancers ensemble”