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ADT’s “Shaatranga” at Rutgers University, January 28-February 2

January 28, 2019 @ 8:00 AM - February 2, 2019 @ 9:00 PM

Shawngram Participatory Workshop

7:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2019
A choreographic methodology that integrates storytelling and explores how to activate women of color and feminisms in creative work. This event is open to the community.



Audience Empowerment Workshop

7:30 p.m. Thursday, January 31, 2019
Engaging audiences as viewers and responders to dance and issues of social justice. This event is open to the community.



Symposium on Dance and Social Justice

3 p.m. Friday, February 1, 2019
Featuring artists and scholars devoted to innovating initiatives around social justice and artistry. This event is open to the community.



Ananya Dance Theatre’s “Shaatranga: Women Weaving Worlds”

Loree Dance Theater

7:30 p.m. Friday, February 1, 2019–Saturday, February 2, 2019
In this work, which intersects contemporary Indian dance with a philosophy of social justice, Ananya Chatterjea explores relationships among global south communities linked by Indian Ocean denim and indigo trade routes that pre-existed colonization and slavery.

Public $15 / Seniors, Rutgers Alumni, & Employees $10 / Students $5


Yorchha Movement Workshop

1 p.m. Saturday, February 2, 2019
Contemporary Indian dance intersected with principles from the classical Indian dance form Odissi, yoga, and the martial art form Chhau.



Loree Dance Theater

70 Lipman Drive
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Rutgers University, Douglass Campus
(Entrance is on the Passion Puddle side of the LoreeGym.)


This engagement of Ananya Dance Theatre is made possible through the Arts CONNECT program of Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.


January 28, 2019 @ 8:00 AM
February 2, 2019 @ 9:00 PM