Kiss of Life

In cloud of incense we see a dancer on cowboy boots. She dances wildly and tenderly.
With Kiss of Life Kalpana offers an alternative to the role models that today's Indian woman faces: the pious introvert woman, or the Indian version of Barbie. The 'Black Goddess' Kali offers results. She is wild and turbulent, but at the same time gentle and tender.
In Kiss of Life, Kalpana’s particular dance style is interpreted by Canadian performer Sabina Perry.
 
‘The typical poses of the Indian dance show seem to make statements about all the other poses that a woman is supposed to assume. The work has a sacred side, but at the same time it is contemporary; This woman demands a place in this world.’ – Kalpana Raghuraman

Credits

choreography Kalpana Raghuraman
dance Sabine Perry
lightdesign Peter Lemmens
costume & set Kalpana Raghuramna 
dramaturgical advice Klaus Jurgens

sponsors

Kiss of Life is a Korzo production

Tourdata

  • Korzo theater, Cadance Festival Den Haag , NL

  • Korzo theater, Cadance Festival Den Haag , NL

  • Theater de Verbeelding Purmerend , NL

  • Toneelschuur Haarlem Haarlem , NL

  • Korzo theater Den Haag , NL

  • Theater De Lieve Vrouw Amersfoort , NL

  • Theater de Verbeelding Purmerend , NL

  • Schouwburg Arnhem Arnhem , NL

  • LUX Nijmegen , NL

  • Theater De Lawei Drachten , NL

  • Schouwburg het Park Hoorn , NL