Shyamala Moorty is a choreographer, interdisciplinary performance artist, and facilitator who is dedicated to healing, connecting, and transforming individuals and communities. A founding member of the Post Natyam Collective, she has toured in their collaborative shows in Europe, India, and the U.S. She also is a company artist with TeAda Productions where she has created two seminal solo shows: “RISE” featured in the book Desi Divas: Political Activism in South Asian American Cultural Performances by Chris Garlough (2013), and “Carrie’s Web” featured in the book Contemporary Indian Dance by Ketu Katrak (2011). Shyamala holds an MFA in choreography from UCLA’s Department of World Arts and Cultures, teaches at several community colleges, and facilitates healing through the arts workshops in the community. Shyamala has received two ARC grants from the Durfee Foundation and the Center for Cultural Innovation and two Professional Artist Fellowships from the Long Beach Arts Council.
See Shyamala perform at EVOKE: A New Works Festival Celebrating South Asian Voices, directed by Alison M. De La Cruz. Learn more.
Find her on www.facebook.com/shyamala and follow her on Twitter at @shyamaladance.
Thursday, March 14 – Saturday, March 16 at 8pm
Sunday, March 17 at 2pm
Running Time: 90 minutes
General Admission: $10
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