Mayuri Showcase '13: Night At The Movies
Please join us as the ladies of Mayuri make their debut as actresses in the latest feature films. We will take you on a journey through our dances and show you a side of Mayuri that's never been seen before.
Guest Performance by UPenn Atma
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Goodhart Theatre, Bryn Mawr College
Get an exlcusive behind-the -scenes look at Mayuri!
It was meant to be an innocent sleepover...
The film adaptation of Broadway's hit musical, Bollywood Dreams is a tale of love, heartbreak and finding the key to happiness. Fusing semi classical, classical, folk, item girl, hip-hop, and Irish dance styles, this masterpiece also represents the multifaceted nature of Bollywood today.
Music: Ooh La La (Bappi Lahiri, Shreya Ghoshal), Dhinka Chika (Amrita Kak, Mika Singh), Munni Badnaam Hui (Mamta Sharma, Aishwarya Nigam), Banjaara (Sukhwinder Singh), O Saki Saki Re (Sukhwinder Singh, Sunidhi Chauhan), Thug Le (Vishal Dadlani, Shweta Pandit)
This breakthrough foreign film follows the lives of two women from distinct villages in West Africa and India as they are forced to settle their differences to solve a mutual crisis: the ongoing drought in their respective countries. Using dance as the sole way to cross these cultural boundaries, they find that they can only try to end this crisis where deserts meet.
Music: Talking Drums (Bikram Ghosh), Where Deserts Meet (Zakir Hussain)
A dance team is sent into the past in a time machine to discover the origin of Bollywood dance and to explore its evolution through the decades. Together they encounter the grace of the 50's, the glamour of the 60's, the sultriness of the 70's, the flamboyance of the 80's and the vivacity of the 90's.
Music: Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya, O Leke Pehla Pehla Pyaar, Jhumka Gira Re, O Haseena Zulfowali, Yeh Mera Dil, Piya Tu Ab To Aaja, Disco Dancer, Ek Do Teen, Ole Ole, Le Gayi, Muqabala.
A trouble-making tutter meets an aspiring Bhangra dance crew, who teach her that following her passion for dance will make her life more fulfilling. Despite their conflicting backgrounds, they unite to compete in an epic dance battle with a piece that combines energetic Bhangra steps with electrifying elements of hip-hop.
Music: Boli Pani Remix (Soni Pabla), Das Ja (Dr. Zeus), Black and Yellow (Wiz Kalifa)
The classic high school story of nerdy girls blossoming into flirty high school heartthrobs gets told in this fabulous coming of age story.
Music: Intergalactic (Beastie Boys), Schoolin' Life (Beyoncé)
This documentary follows the life of a traditional South Indian student at Bryn Mawr College for one academic year. The film features various Bryn Mawr traditions including Parade Night, Lantern Night, Hell Week, and May Day.
It's time to fight for your love...
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