A beautiful Queen’s kingdom disintegrates from good to evil in traditional Indian dance group’s newest work

Experience classical Indian dance and music with an innovative twist


Mount Rainier, MD Apr. 22, 16: Nootana presents their 4th annual spring showcase, and original dance drama, “Looking Glass,” on May 21, 2016, at 8 pm at Joe’s Movement Emporium. Following their 2015 presentation of “Journey” at Joe’s, Nootana brings traditional Indian dance and music to modern audiences with exciting plot twists and the incorporation of dance styles from all over the world. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Limited VIP tickets are available securing front row seats and refreshments. Light refreshments are on sale for all other ticket holders.

About “Looking Glass”

In this captivating tale of a beautiful queen transforming herself and her kingdom from an environment of love, beauty, friendship, and compassion to the embodiment of vengeance, mystery, drama, and disintegration, Nootana continues to present the DC Metropolitan area with innovative renditions and perspectives of live Indian classical music and dance, incorporating perspectives and styles from all over the world.

mirror5fisherwomanAbout Nootana

As a dedicated, respectful, and talented group of artists, Nootana brings the Washington DC Metropolitan area its premier Indian Classical Music and Dance Ensemble, under the direction and vision of Rishi Das. Sanskrit for “Innovation,” Nootana is the first DC based ensemble performing these two traditional art forms together live, tastefully juxtoposing innovation and tradition but continuing to reinforce the roots of this historic tradition, in our unique multidisciplinary environment.


mirror2queenTickets are $20 per person in advance and $25 at the door. Students with ID and seniors 65+ can ask for $15 ticket. Children 16& under are $10 per person. VIP tickets are $50 per person and include a front row seat and refreshments. All ticket sales subject to $2-3 credit card service fee. Please contact Neena@joesmovement.org for more information. To purchase tickets visit the website or call 301-699-1819.


Joe’s Movement Emporium is the largest independent performing arts center in Prince George’s County, MD. Founded in 1995, it is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that incorporates dance, movement and performing arts traditions from around the world into exceptional educational and artistic experiences. Joe’s unique ability to utilize the arts as a vehicle for progressive education, workforce training and economic growth have made it one of the most well- respected nonprofit organizations in the region.


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