garden of lila

Garden of Lila - 2005

Concept and Direction: Yolande Snaith and Shahrokh Yadegari
Choreography: Yolande Snaith in collaboration with the dancers
Set design: Yolande Snaith and Steven Kemp
Costume design: Yolande Snaith
Lighting design: Thomas Ontiveros
Music: John Dowland, sung by Alfred Dellar
Dancers: Tonnie Sammartano, Eric Geiger, Buffy Swallow, and Yolande Snaith
Stage Manager: Anjee Nero
Marketing and Press: Sharon Hancock

A heart felt, direct response to both the writings of the Iranian poet Forough Farrokhzad and the music of Shahrokh Yadegari. Garden of Lila was presented by teh Persian Arts Society at UC San Diego and The Japan America Theatre, Los Angeles as part of 'Only Sound Remains'. 


“Gorgeous ensemble passages offered a propulsive energy…”Jennifer de Poyen, San Diego Union Tribune 2005

Voted one of the top ten choreographies of 2005 by the San Diego Union Tribune

© yolande snaith 2013