The Bhava Cycle

 

Created by

 

Shyama Iyer

 

The Bhava Cycle explores human emotion at its most raw and dramatic moments. Watch four characters traverse the highs and lows of feeling, one song at a time. These songs combine research into ancient Indian aesthetics (Bhava-Rasa Theory) and musical modes (Carnatic Ragas) with American musical theatre and are built with the intention of inciting emotional response in you, the viewer. Watch, listen, and experience the threads that connect you to dramatic expression in The Bhava Cycle.

 

Music and Lyrics

Shyama Iyer

 

Violin

Srirangan Iyer

 

Featuring

Averi Allison

Piper Keusch

Miller Jay Kraps

Shyama Iyer

 

Premiere: April 13, 2021

 

 

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