Expressions: Music. Dance. History., is a multi-genre performance featuring Indian percussion (tabla, mridangam), Indian classical dance (bharatanatyam), Middle Eastern percussion forms (Iranian, Turkish), Western percussion forms and Latin dance.
It is said that these dances goes back to the history of these diverse art forms, which were impacted by the migration of performing artists, beginning from India to the West, spanning a 2,000-year period to the present era.
Expressions is staged to raise funds for the purposes of teaching performing arts to
less privileged children. This can help to create a platform for their performances and transportation costs for teaching and staging performances.
The show will be staged at the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (KLPAC) on
May 11 (7pm) and May 12 (matinee show, 3pm). It is organised by ChildAid Asia KL, in collaboration with their performance partners
The Aseana Percussion Unit will be featuring original composition arrangement (Persian,Turkish and Western fusion) by Edwin Nathaniel and En. Jumawan. The Mahavidya Dance Theatre will be putting up an original dance choreography by Sheela Raghavan . Carnatic music arrangement by performed by Nirmala Raghavan and Kalaimamani S. Gopakumar.
Dance Music Studio, featuring junior Latin dance performers helmed by Julyann
Khoo, who has acted as the adjudicator for numerous local and international dance
Award winning talents under the guidance of Sumiko from My Dance Studio will be putting up a number as well. Lim, an award winning international performer and world dance council (WDC) licensed international adjudicator will also be part of the performance.
Tickets to the show are available at RM 40 each at the KLPAC box office (03-40479000) or at www.proticket.com.my .
More information about this performance at www.facebook.com/childaidasia.malaysia