Date: January 17, 2012 through January 20, 2012
Price: $18 in advance, $20 at door. $12 for seniors and studenta
300 West 43rd Street, 4th floor
New York, NY 10036
Description: World premiere of "The Knocking Within" by ANIKAI Dance Theater, choreographed by Wendy Jehlen. This new text-based work looks at insanity and a dysfunctional relationship through texts from four of Shakespeare's tragedies: Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello and Titus Andronicus. The piece is staged as a duet performed choreographer, Wendy Jehlen and Pradhuman Nayak. Performed in English and Hindi.Lighting design by Holly Ko. Wendy Jehlen is a choreographer of Contemporary Dance whose work is based in Bharata Natyam, Capoeira, West African dance, Butoh and Contemporary dance styles from the US, Europe and Asia. She is the Founder/Artistic Director of ANIKAI Dance, a company based primarily in Boston.