Contemporary dance inspired by Balinese theatre and world dance
Robin Gilbert and Carlos Fittante in "Tigerlily and the Dragonfly". Photo: Julie Lemberger
Watch an Excerpt from the Premiere of "Sunda Upasunda-NYC Brothers"
View this new work choreographed by Toshinori Hamada for BALAM's Bali Tour 2010. This story ballet, inspired by a Hindu myth, was presented on the temple grounds in the village of Kutuh, Bali. The Semara Ratih Gamelan of Ubud Bali, under the direction of Anom Putra, created and performed the original gamelan score. Dancers shown are Toshinori Hamada and Carlos Fittante. Performer Ratih Rismaputri, a Balinese dancer, does not appear in the excerpt. Baroque masks made by Jane Stein.