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College of Visual and Performing Arts

John O'Connell,  Dean

Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
2101 E. Coliseum Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499

  • Office: Visual Arts Building
  • Room: VA102
  • Hours: Mon-Fri, 8 am-5 pm

  • Phone: 260-481-6977
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Fine Arts | Music | Theatre | VCD

IPFW Indian Performance Series

IPFW Indian Performance Series presented by
IPFW College of Visual and Performing Arts and Shruti of Fort Wayne

The Flowering Tree

An original work of dance theater by Natya Dance Theatre
Based on the translation by A.K. Ramanujan

Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014         7:30 p.m.

Auer Performance Hall on the IPFW Campus
2101 E. Coliseum Blvd. Fort Wayne, Ind.

The Flowering Tree

The Flowering Tree is a timeless tale about love and transformation. Based on an ancient South Indian folktale by A. K. Ramanujan, The Flowering Tree is a dance-theater work with a sutra dhara, or storyteller, about a poor but beautiful young girl, Kumudha, blessed with the magical ability to transform herself into a magnificent flowering tree.

Performed by the Natya Dance Theatre, The Flowering Tree is an experience audiences will not want to miss. Natya uses the expressive power of the Bharata Natyam technique – dynamic body movement, rhythmic footwork, hand gestures, and facial expressions – combined with original choreography to convey meaning, emotion and a sense of spirituality.

The IPFW College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) and Shruti, the Indian Cultural Society of Fort Wayne, are pleased to present the fifth performance in an ongoing collaboration to introduce patrons to some of the most acclaimed international Indian performers in music, dance, and theatre, as well as regional artists and lecturers that define Indian culture.

This concert is sponsored by donations in support of Shruti, CVPA and made possible in part by a grant from Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne.

Free for University Students With ID
$10 for All Others

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