Stories from legends, epics and myths of the Philippines that are still in the oral tradition. These stories carry moral teachings. These stories are transmitted through generations through dance and chants. This afternoon of storytelling will bring audiences on a journey and visit places and magical events from a long long time ago and are with us in the present.
Kinding Sindaw Melayu Heritage is a non-profit dance theater organization based in NYC, founded in 1992 . Their mission is to assert, reclaim, preserve , and re-create the legends, epics, myths and unwritten history of the Philippines. The dances of Kinding Sindaw originate from the royal court dances of the Maranao Sultanate – a repertory of the sacred, classic, and secular.
Presented by La MaMa and CultureHub, La MaMa is exploring ways to respond creatively to a situation that is potentially changing how we gather as a community in our theatres. La MaMa is working with CultureHub to provide online streaming of select productions and events on Howlround Theatre Commons.