Fusion of rhythmic motion
'Kanya', a fusion of rhythmic motion an evening to indulge in a blend
of creative and modern dancing. Chandana Wickramasinghe among with is
dance troupe will once again bring to stage the ever-green dance act 'Kanya'.
It will go on the Boards on May 27, at the Lionel Wendt.
The novel and inspired dance act 'Cleopatra', the latest performance
of Chandana and the Dancing Guild will no doubt steal the evening.
'God's In White', 'Aggressive Love' based on the legend of Kuveni and
Wijeya, 'Mayura Sandeshaya' and 'Dance of Shiva' are also among the many
other creative dance acts that will attract the evening.
The fusion style dancing coupled with elegant costumes and creative
lighting effects will no doubt draw very dance lover. According to
Chandana following the launch of his latest show on May 27, his troupe
will leave the country for a number of foreign performances.
Having learnt his first steps in dancing, from Vajira and Chithrasena
at the age of six, Chandana was further trained and awarded 'Vas' by
veteran dance Kulasiri Budawatte.
A proud product of Mahanama College Colombo, Chandana later joined
the 'Sama Ballet' troupe where he was further moulded by Ravi Bandu
Vidyapathi, Mudiyanse Dissanayake, Piyarasa and Kanthi Shilpadhapathi.
While hosts of performing in a number of dance festivals around the
world as dancer and choreographer, Chandana has studied Kathakali and
Manipuri dance at the prestigious Santiniketan in India.
Today, he is the proud master of over 600 students and 30 dancers - 'Chandana
and the Dancers' Guild' which was founded in 1996.
"The unrivalled reputation for distinctive style of performance and
committed ensemble playing was prised world over," says Chandana whose
humble attempt and dream is to touch the hidden world of emotion and