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Sacred Fires​

Inspired by the simple geometry incorporated in an ancient mystical diagram. A quartet of dancers create and reveal the blueprint of unseen, interlocking energies. Using the Odissi form of classical Indian dance, renowned for its geometric and sculptural qualities, the dancers create a kaleidoscope of movement, that weaves shapes, and beat out rhythms that tell their story of creation.

Created By KADAM and Walk the Plank

Commissioned by Manchester Indian Association
Supported by Arts Council England

Exec Producers: Sanjeevini Dutta and Liz Pugh. 

Creative Producer: Nick Clarke 

Director: Katie Ryan 

Ft Odissi Ensamble Elena Catalano, Kali Chandrasegaram, Khavita Kaur and Maryam Shakiba.

Local Dancer Ella Colgrave Clarke 

Production Management: Lauren Barton
Set Dresser: Connor Grove
Original Composition / Vocalist: Ranjana Ghatak.

Composition Remix: KC

Percussion: Gurdain Rayatt

 Lighting Design: Edwin Croft

Sound Production Design: Adam Taylor 

Pyro Design: Richard Babington. 

Flame Tech: Chris Howarth

Crew: Tom Cain and Simon Williams

Sacred Fires by KADAM and Walk the Plank
Sacred Fires. KADAM and Walk the Plank. Image by Chris Payne.
Walk the Plank and KADAM present Sacred Fires. Image by Chris Payne.
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