SHAAMYA — OF EQUALITY

Katha Dance Theatre

SHAAMYA — OF EQUALITY

NOV 19–21, 2021

Proscenium Stage
Choreography by Rita Mustaphi | Featuring Katha Dance Theatre, J.D. Steele and Ifrah Mansour

Multicultural Dance Presentation – World Premiere

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Inspired by the poetry of writer/activist Kazi Nazrul Islam (1899-1976), Of Equality uses a mixture of Kathak dance, music, and spoken word poetry to juxtapose past and present fights for racial and cultural equity. Featuring choreography by Rita Mustaphi, original music by J.D. Steele and poetry by artist/playwright Ifrah Mansour.

Who should you bring? People of all ages who will appreciate beautiful choreography, powerful storytelling, poetry, dance and music all woven into an intellectual and sensory banquet.

Dates & Showtimes

  • Friday, Nov 19, 7:30 PM
  • Saturday, Nov 20, 7:30 PM
  • Sunday, Nov 21, 2:00 PM | American sign language (ASL); post-show discussion
The Katha Dance Theatre Ensemble. Photo by Ashwin Chopra.

The Katha Dance Theatre Ensemble. Photo by Ashwin Chopra.


Headshot of Ifrah Mansour. She wears a yellow and black headwrap and has her hands by her face.

Ifrah Mansour. Photo courtesy of the artist.


Headshot of J.D. Steele. He hears a gray suit and pale pink tie.

J.D. Steele. Photo by John Wagner.

National Endowment for the ArtsThis project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. To find out more about how National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit www.arts.gov. It is also made possible by a grant from St. Paul’s Cultural STAR program.

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