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Ananya Chatterjea's Ananya Dance Theatre links dance, social awareness

Arts & Culture Jennifer Simonson · ·

1 Ananya Chatterjea, artistic director of Ananya Dance Theatre and University of Minnesota professor, dances during a preview performance of Moreechika: Season of Mirage on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 at the Southern Theater. The piece is the third in a four-part, anti-violence series exploring how women of color experience and resist violence. 
2 Ananya Chatterjea, center, artistic director of Ananya Dance Theatre and University of Minnesota professor, dances during a preview performance of Moreechika: Season of Mirage on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 at the Southern Theater. The piece is the third in a four-part, anti-violence series exploring how women of color experience and resist violence. 
3 Ananya Chatterjea, artistic director of Ananya Dance Theatre and University of Minnesota professor, dances during a preview performance of Moreechika: Season of Mirage on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 at the Southern Theater. The piece is the third in a four-part, anti-violence series exploring how women of color experience and resist violence. 
4 Ananya Chatterjea, artistic director of Ananya Dance Theatre and University of Minnesota professor, dances during a preview performance of Moreechika: Season of Mirage on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 at the Southern Theater. The piece is the third in a four-part, anti-violence series exploring how women of color experience and resist violence. 
5 Members of Ananya Dance Theatre dance during a preview performance of Moreechika: Season of Mirage on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 at the Southern Theater. The piece is the third in a four-part, anti-violence series exploring how women of color experience and resist violence. 
6 Ananya Chatterjea, artistic director of Ananya Dance Theatre and University of Minnesota professor, dances during a preview performance of Moreechika: Season of Mirage on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 at the Southern Theater. The piece is the third in a four-part, anti-violence series exploring how women of color experience and resist violence.