Dancers With Heart Presents “In The Shadow Of The Swan”

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The Children’s Hospital of Illinois Foundation in partnership with Mythili Dance Academy, Peoria is proud to present “In The Shadow Of The Swan” – a mega dance musical directed by Rama Suresh, the Artistic Director of Mythili Dance Academy, Peoria.

“It’s like the Indian Cinderella. It’s a romantic fairy tale, but very different from other fairy tales because of all the interesting twists and turns in the plot,” Rama Suresh shared.

This captivating dance musical features a variety of Indian dances including classical, folk, Bollywood, contemporary and fusion dance styles along with a combination of Chinese, Middle Eastern and ballet dances–creating an evening filled with culture, movement, and beauty!! SEE TRAILER NOW!

Marrying traditional methods of classical Indian story telling with modern ways of interpretative and improvisational Indian Asian and Western dance, “In The Shadow Of The Swan.” – The love story of Nala and Damayanti from the great Indian epic, the “Mahabharata” reflects humanity, regardless of time or place. This dance musical will transport its audience to a world filled with love, magic, chivalry, treachery, devotion, and finally redemption. In essence all the makings of a perfect love story!!

A multi-talented ensemble cast of over 120+ participants from Mythili Dance Academy and guest artists comprising Chinese, Middle Eastern and ballet dancers will bring this colorful tale to life!!

Join us at the Five Points Theater in Washington, Saturday, August 13th at 7 pm, for a chance to see this beautiful fairy tale; a Cinderella story with a twist! CLICK HERE to purchase tickets or call 309-566-5671.

Attend the program and help “Dancers with Heart” make miracles happen!

Event proceeds will support the treatment and services for congenital heart patients and Children’s Hospital of Illinois.


Posted on July 13, 2016 at 9:03 am

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