A Solo River Performance
Endure explores the fundamental immpermenance of life, and the enduring strength of fragile vessels- human hearts and paper boats.
It's inspired by water, images from distant lands, and the epic master of Butoh- Kazuo Ohno. I offer a humble bow to Guru Ammannur Madhava Chakyar, the great old-world master of Kuttiyattam- a 10,000 year-old Sanskrti drama form from my native Kerala, India- whom I was so priviledged to see perform a piece where one actor plays both a man and a woman. In South East Asia , there is a custom of making ritual offerings for departed ones along a river; sometimes this is done in a
June 6, 7, 8, 14, 15, 16, 17 2014
The Green River at Seekonk Cross Rd., Great Barrington
Created + Performed by Pooja Prema
Cymbal Players: Senta Reis, Gabrielle Senza, Kristin Grippo, Amy Webb, Laura Geilen & Jenny Cavanaugh
Photography: Peggy Reeves