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Children of the Rainforest

The Children of the Rainforest series celebrates cultural differences in rainforest regions around the world with authentic performances of music and dance. The series offers performances for children and families and includes free admission to Olbrich’s tropical Bolz Conservatory.

 

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Performer TBA

 

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Kalaanjali School of Indian Dance

Kalaanjali School of Indian Dance Kalaanjali , LLC is a School of Indian Dance in Madison, Wisconsin, and is directed by its founder Meenakshi Ganesan. The name of the school, Kalaanjali , has its roots in two Sanskrit words. "Kala" means "art" and "Anjali" means "to offer". "Kalaanjal i", the name of the school, represents the offering of the arts of dance and music. 

Kalaanjali 's Bharatanat yam students get a rigorous training in the Natyashast ras, one of the greatest creations in the field of dance, drama, and theater. While the scope of Natyashast ras is well beyond dance, the Natyashast ras offer a systematic education in the basic dance steps, hand gestures, foot movements, eye movements, neck movements, rhythms, facial expressions, and the other rules and principles that make up the the foundation of the dancing art. 

 

Performance at 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

Tickets available at the door starting one hour before each performance.

$5 ages 13 & up

$3 children 12 and under

Free for ages 2 and under

Admission includes entry to Bolz Conservatory

Doors open to performance space approximately 30 minutes prior to each performance.

UPCOMING Events

Olbrich's Holiday Express - December 3-31

Bolz Conservatory Exhibit - Maria Sibylla Merian: The Surname Expedition 1699 -1701

Children of the Rainforest - January 21

Cocktails in the Conservatory - January 27

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