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GALA-Ish Celebration & Fundraiser for Sutrajāl

August 18, 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join the movement for art and social justice! We invite you with open hearts to our GALA-Ish Celebration & Fundraiser on August 18!

About this Event

Ananya Dance Theatre presents Sutrajāl: Revelations of Gossamer at The OʻShaughnessy at St. Catherine University, St. Paul, September 20 & 21!

In support of this epic dance theater production, we invite you to our new Shawngram Institute for Performance & Social Justice for a GALA-Ish Celebration & Fundraiser. Our fundraising goal is $10,000. Proceeds will support Sutrajāl’s production elements: scenic design, costumes, soundscape, and collaborative artistic labor.

Sunday, August 18, 5-9 pm

Shawngram Institute for Performance & Social Justice


PART 1: Sutrajāl Underground, 5pm-7pm

RSVP Ticket: $40

This segment of Sutrajāl Underground (5pm-7 pm) will take you inside the process and production elements of this year’s premiére. We will reveal the scenic design for the multi-layered universe of Sutrajāl and costume sketches for the unique characters in it. Also, be the first to see a performance excerpt from Sutrajāl and hear its haunting, original score by Renée Copeland.

Your Sutrajāl Underground RSVP Ticket includes:

+ An array of delicacies, generously provided by local businesses

+ 2 beverages

+ Postcard signed by ADT dancers

+ Recognition in the printed Sutrajāl program

+ Access to PART II | Radical Bliss Dance & Karaoke Party, 7pm-9pm

Unable to attend the Part 1 of the event? No problem! Come for a night of dancing with beats by DJ Tybierius BreakCops and karaoke!

PART 2: Radical Bliss Dance & Karaoke Party, 7pm-9pm

RSVP Ticket: $20

Your Radical Bliss Dance & Karaoke Party RSVP Ticket includes:

+ Postcard signed by ADT dancers

+ Recognition in the printed Sutrajal program

Unable to arrive at 7pm but still want to dance with us and join the joy? Come anyway!

DOOR Ticket: $10-20 sliding scale

Your support will help us close a budget gap to realize the multitudinous world of Sutrajāl and pay our many collaborators for their work!

Unable to attend at all? You can still make Sutrajāl happen with an online donation!

Our Collaborators include:


August 18, 2019
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Ananya Dance Theatre
1197 University Avenue West
Saint Paul, 55104 United States
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