"Stunning contemporary resonance ... performers dazzled the audience with both their mastery of Kathak and enactment of one of India's most beloved epics."
- India West
SITA HARAN (the abduction of Sita) -- choreographed, composed, and directed by celebrated Kathak icon, Pandit Chitresh Das, is a dynamic and original interpretation of an excerpt from the great epic of India, the Ramayana.
Sita Haran brings this ancient epic to life with an international all-female cast of dancers, sumptuous multimedia, Sanskrit poetry and an original score. Pandit Das delves deeply into the characters, creating a unique contemporary perspective, shedding new light on this story of greed, lust, distraction and divine intervention.