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Abhinaya Dance Company


Trial by Fire

Date(s) & Time(s): Sun, Jun 18, 2:00 PM
Duration: 60 mins w/out intermission
Location: 2781 24th St, SF, CA, 94110
Venue: BRAVA Theater
This performance is part of a shared bill with: Samudra Dance Creations / Jyotsna Vaidee

Ticket Information

Early Bird: $20, Advance: $25, Door: $28

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Engagement funded in part by:

A Cultural Affairs grant from the City of San Jose; the William & Flora Hewlett Foundation;​ ​SVCreates in partnership with the County of Santa Clara​; ​SVCreates NEA ARP grant​; ​California Arts Council​ ​and individual donations

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Trial by Fire

Abhinaya Dance Company of San Jose is presenting “Trial by Fire” Performed to Scintillating music, this concert will include depictions of the Sun-god, the primal and immortal flame; Jwala Devi, a goddess worshipped in the Himalayas; as well as a new work on the wildfires that have devastated Northern California, a direct consequence of global warming.

Abhinaya Dance Company

The Abhinaya Dance Company of San Jose was founded by its Artistic Director Mythili Kumar in 1980, to present innovative and professional quality performances of South Indian classical dance forms. Since 1986, Abhinaya has staged over 50 original dance productions and has been awarded several grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and from state and city agencies. Abhinaya offers classes in San Jose and Monte Sereno. Over 150 students have graduated from Abhinaya with their solo debut (arangetram) performances. Website: www.abhinaya.org; email:

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