MAR 22 - 24, 2018

SPEAK: Tap & Kathak Unite

Michelle Dorrance, Rina Mehta, Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards & Rachna Nivas 

The Broad Stage - Main Stage


SPEAK carries forward the legacy of iconic artists like Pandit Chitresh Das, Dr. Jimmy Slyde and James Buster Brown, while bringing to the forefront the voices of powerful female artists. Serving as the bridge between tradition and innovation, history and progress, Rina Mehta, Rachna Nivas, Michelle Dorrance, and Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards create nothing short of magic on the stage. Joined by the world's leading Indian classical and American jazz musicians, SPEAK promises to thrill, provoke and move your spirit.

Program notes available here

SPEAK: Tap & Kathak Unite at The Broad Stage is made possible in part by a generous gift from Ann Petersen and a grant from the California Arts Council.


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