Glendale, CA- October 4, 2009
Sunday October 4, 2009 at 7:00 pm
at ALEX Theatre in Glendale, CA
The ballet of “ Zal and Rudabeh “Conceived and directed by multiple award winning choreographer Anna Djanbazian, divulges a timeless tale of forbidden romance, war, triumph & transcendental power of love …
Based on an Epic story by the 10th century Persian poet, Ferdowsi’s “ Shah-nameh” - the Book of Kings; the ballet of “ Zal and Rudabeh “ inspired by the skills of vibrant Persian story telling, NAQQALI, showcases this historical fable, weaved with live percussion, singing & poetry recitation, in both Persian and English languages.
Guest Narrators: Shahla Sarokhani & Kenwa Li Newell
Guest Dancers: Maria Tikhomirova as Rudabeh Enton Hoxha as Zal
Guest Musicians: Kourosh Moradi & Mehrdad Naghibian
Djanbazian Dance Company: Athenia Barouni, Tina Mirzakhanian, Alex Crawford, Rubina Vartanian, Talita Ghazanian, Tania Mangasarian, Talin Davidian, Alina Ananian, Anoush Akopyan,Lana Moussesian, Biayna Ayvazian, Christine Dashdemirians, Maryam Ghukasian,Catherine Eskandar, Naira Chehras.
216 North Brand Boulevard, Glendale, 91203
Admission: $75, $55, $35, $25
For Tickets & reservation: Alex Theatre (818) 243-2539 & www.alextheatre.org