Legong Supraba Duta

Created in the 19th century, Legong Supraba Duta is based on a dream of Prince Ketewel. With the aid of a beautiful nymph, the warrior Arjuna conquers the evil king Newata Kawaca by shooting an arrow in his tongue thus keeping heaven and earth safe from further attack.

In 1982, Balinese choregrapher Ni Ketut Arini and composer I Wayan Sinti, choreographed this particular rendition of Legong Supraba Duta in 1982, and taught it to Gadung Kasturi’s director.

DIRECTOR: Kompiang Metri-Davies
CHOREOGRAPHER: Ni Ketut Arini S.S.T.
COMPOSER: I Wayan Sinti, Ph.D.
DANCERS: Wan-Chao Chang, Joyce Lu, Kompiang Metri-Davies, Irene Wibawa, Rotrease Yates
MUSICIANS: Avi Black, Kathy Bouvier, Phil Cox, Brian Dahmen, Carla Fabrizio, Barbara Golden, Noni Gunarsa, Reiko Hasegawa, Steve Johnson, Evan LaForge, Andy Lewis, Paul Miller, Susanna Miller Benningfield, Made Moja, Michael Steadman, Sam Wantman, Ken Worthy

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San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival
June 9, 2007
Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA