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Seibi Lee: Kathak Concert with Live Music


A.R.T./New York Theatres, 502 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019

11 Aug, 2019
11 Aug, 2019
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Seibi Lee uses the poignant moments in
her life to drive the artistic works you will see at Drive East, whether
it is a story told within the chimese idiom and translated to kathak,
or as a tribute to her Guru the late Pandit Chitresh Das.


Bio:
Seibi Lee is a dynamic Kathak
artist known for the exceptional range and depth of her mastery,
sophisticated musicality, and dramatic brilliance in character
portrayal. Seibi is a leading disciple of the iconic Kathak legend
Pandit Chitresh Das. She is Co-Founder of the Leela Dance Collective and
Dean and Senior Instructor of the Chhandam School of Kathak. She has
been honored by The Alliance of California Traditional Arts as a Master
Artist and with the support of the Haas foundation and a 2-year Artist
in Residence with the Oakland Asian Cultural Center, created of the
mesmerizing solo Houyi and Chang’e, a heart-rending tale of great
heroism and of tragically star-crossed lovers. Her most recent endeavor,
the full-length dance drama Son of the Wind celebrating the heroic
adventures of the Vanara Prince Hanuman features 17 dancers and
premiered in Sonoma at the Green Center, in San Francisco at ODC Theater
and in Mumbai January 2019 at the Royal Opera House.

On Sunday 11th Aug 2019 at 11:30 AM

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