February 23, 2020
JOURNEYS explores South Asian-American experiences through music, dance, theater, and diverse artistic styles. This show is an anthology of intricately crafted vignettes that was developed collectively by SAPAN resident artists reflecting on their personal experiences as South Asians in the United States. With a post-show artist talk-back.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
The South Asian Performing Arts Network and Institute (SAPAN) is a DC-based non-profit organization designed to celebrate all genres of South Asian performing arts, including dance, music, and theater. Over the last ten years, SAPAN has become a staple in the DC arts community, having performed at a number of esteemed events, including the Smithsonian Museum’s Beyond Bollywood exhibit, the Around the World Embassy Open House, and the National Cherry Blossom Festival.
The performing artists of SAPAN show a deep dedication to forwarding the goals of the organization and have made it their mission to further the scope of South Asian arts in DC. Each member exhibits an exemplary level of creative talent by working alongside other artists to create productions with original storylines, dialogues, and musical exhibitions, thus engaging the community in thoughtful discussions on the issues affecting us all. SAPAN provides a unique experience for artists looking to create impactful work and grow through shared experiences.