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Unformatted text preview: used a range of props: graffiti, plastic type rope, and a form of light in a huge bowl to help the audience understand their message. The performers applied floor space and levels when they formed cannons. The women showed versatility and diverse forms of effort by picking other dancers up, dragging another dancer across the stage, or by forming different shape with other dancers. They moved in lines, circles, and even diagonals. Choreographer, Anayana Chatterjea uses a variety of techniques to spread the message or environmental injustice. The use of Odissi and yoga showed the flexibility and strength of the dancers. Frequently, the dancers moved in unison and then smoothly transitioned into a cannon or solo. Chatterjea put emphasis on the sound of the stomping of feet. Ultimately, the dance offered the audience a view of social discrimination by illustrating scenes of frustration, struggle, and hope in its dancers....
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- Fall '07
- dancers, Odissi