Contemporary dance inspired by Balinese theatre and world dance
Robin Gilbert and Carlos Fittante in "Tigerlily and the Dragonfly". Photo: Julie Lemberger
Artist Spotlight: Nani Devi
Nani Devi, BALAM Dance Theatre's Resident Balinese Artist, teaches classical Balinese dance lessons for the company, as well as those from the Indonesian islands of Sumatra, Java, Borneo and Sulawesi. Born in Bali, Indonesia, Ms. Devi began dancing at the early age of ten in the village of Tabanan.
Nani Devi. Photo Credit: Julie Lemberger
Noted for dancing with a natural grace and sweet expression, she was selected by the Indonesian government to perform in the palaces of Bali for visiting heads of state. She has performed in Russia, Japan, China, Thailand, the Philippines, and the United States among others. Look for announcements about her upcoming master classes that will be open to the public.