UH Hilo PAC presents SPEAK Feb 14

UH Hilo Home > News and Events > UH Hilo Press Releases

Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

The University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo Performing Arts Center presents SPEAK Friday, February 14, 7:30 p.m., in the UH Hilo PAC.

SPEAK is Leela Dance CollectiveÔÇÖs Hawai╩╗i premiere, which combines Indian Kathak dance and American tap dance, collaborating rhythm, poetry, storytelling, music and dance. The all-female cast carries forward the legacy of iconic artists such as Pandit Chitresh Das, Dr. Jimmy Slyde and James Buster Brown while bringing to the forefront the voices of powerful female artists.

The Leela Dance Collective was founded in 2016 by Rina Mehta, Rachna Nivas and Seibi Lee, senior disciples of legendary kathak master Pandit Chitresh Das, along with leading kathak performers Sarah Morelli and Shefali Jain. It is the only Indian-American dance company that brings together leading kathak artists from around the world.

Tickets are pre-sale at the UH Hilo Box Office and priced at $30 General, $25 Discount, and $15 UH Hilo/Hawai╩╗i Community College students with valid ID and Children 17 & under, and $5 more at the door.

For more information, call 932-7490 or see http://artscenter.uhh.hawaii.edu.

Disclaimer: The University of Hawaii at Hilo is not responsible for the contents, links and/or materials presented in any web site listed above that are not of the "hilo.hawaii.edu" or ".uhh.hawaii.edu" domains. All comments, complaints and grievances should be filed with the author, host and/or owner of said site.