In the Works

The Rani of Jhansi ​

In 2013-2014, ANIKAI's Wendy Jehlen and Pradhuman Nayak will collaborate with renowned musician and composer Fred Ho in the creation of a dance/music/martial art/theater performance work. The new work will be created in Boston and New York City beginning in January 2013, and will premiere in Delhi, India in early 2014. Following the premiere, The Rani of Jhansi will tour in the USand in India.

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The Rani of Jhansi

A woman hurls herself repeatedly against an imaginary wall... three men trapped in a box, colliding in a pattern that shifts, almost imperceptibly as the friction between them increases until they reach a boiling point.. two women are bound in an embrace, struggling to separate, yet each grasping the other...

Drawing on images and concepts from Quantum Mechanics, Physics and Chemistry, this project explores the metaphysical through the physical. Bonds is an exercise in awe at the terrifying complexity the universe.
Currently in development.