Brilliant New Choreographic Works by Joyce K. Paul

Nov 25, 2013

I met Vidya recently and we connected on multiple levels both artistic and personal. I was happy that she came to attend a showcasing of my recent work in August 2013. Her write-up on her experience watching the Shanthala varnam, Guru Ashtakam and the Mother Mary thillana is excellent. I am very honored that she was touched and moved by my work and continues to support my artistic endeavors.

 Read the full article here

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Congratulations to Meera Krishnafor the amazing music esp., for Shathala Varnam and Mother Mary Thillana

Kudos to Nivedita for exceptionally focused hard work. Nagashree and Ravi for being such an amazing support group!

Excellent photography by Siamak Poursabahian

A few interesting quotes from the article

1.       "new theme-inspired jathis knitted into the texture of an original composition"

2.       " a most unusually choreographed varnam ending, extremely chilling..."

3.       "Joyce transcended the traditional arangetram to uplift viewers"

4.       "Nivedita is deeply blessed to have performed this enormously difficult piece with sensitivity and thoughtfulness."

5.       "But when the Hail Mary sanchaari began, the devotion and love in the expression of this prayer was so personal, it drew tears on many faces, as if the Mother was present, blessing the sacred stage."

6.       "the entire arangetram was enchanting and ethereal...."

 

 



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Posted by Sandra Gibb on
I love your website. It keeps all well informed. A delight to view and read.
Thank You Joyce
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