Blue13 dance company “Shaadi”
September 17-18, 2021
Heritage Square Museum Los Angeles
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR: ACHINTA S. MCDANIEL
ASSOCIATE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR: JON PAUL
Welcome to the wedding of the season! Cast and experience information below. Please take snaps or record short videos and share in our wedding album by using #shaadiblue13 on Instagram (@blue13dance). We would love to have a full wedding album with contributions from our beloved guests.
Stage Manager: Camille Jasensky
Production Manager: Juan Sebastian Bernal
Lighting Designer: Brandon Baruch
EIC/Crew Chief: Brett Valasek
Lead Tech: Luis Montes
FOH Mixer: Drew Aldridge
RF Tech: Ian Gutierrez
Audio Tech: Peter Baigent
Stage Hands: Claudia Giugni, Tony Moresi, Jenna Jacobsen, Lucy Zepeda
Front of House: Colleen Melhuish, Megan Lewicki Sydney McDonald, Jarred
Volunteers: Dante Corpuz, Tricia Castro, Nate Riel, Aliyah Perry
Sharan the Groom: Kirby Harrell
Indira the Bride: Joya Kazi
Nilli the Love Interest: Alisa Carreras
Bansi the Bestie: Jacquelyn Buckmaster-Wright
Duke the Rascal: Robert Gomez
Kaira that Pines: Svetlana Tulasi
Jai that Wanders: Anthony “Tones” Arellano
Roshni who Smiles: Argia Brockway
Sehra who Dances: Valerie Chen
Arun who Laughs: Atticus Dobbie
Anya Intriguing: Lindsay Lykins
Brahm who Hides: Jacob Magana
Bhupinder Posing: Antonio Martinez
Joti the Knowing: Monica Moskatow
Niko the Naughty: William Okajima
Jahaan the Royal: Chase Peterson
Harbans the Traveler: Hayden Rivas
Aiyana the Sweet: Joy Veluz
Sitara that Sparkles: Adrianna Vieux
DJ Sandeep Kumar
Violin: Alma Cielo
Drums/Djembe: Enrique Lara
Dhol: Jag Tooray- Dhol Nation
Jee Aayaan Noo. Street, Train Yard. Full Cast. Choreography by: Achinta S. McDaniel, Jon Paul. Music: “Mast Kalandar,” Mika Singh, Yo Yo Honey Singh.
That Boy is Mine. Shah House Entry. Soloist: Svetlana Tulasi; Duet with: Joya Kazi. Choreographed by: Svetlana Tulasi, Joya Kazi, Achinta S. McDaniel. Music: “Lut Gaye,” Jubin Nautiyal.
Party Crashers. Train Yard, Street, Hale House Entry, Perry House Garden and Entry. William Okajima, Valerie Chen, Hayden Rivas, Joya Kazi, Kirby Harrell, Alisa Carreras, Robert Gomez, Adrianna Vieux, Jacquelyn Buckmaster-Wright, Svetlana Tulasi, Chase Peterson, Atticus Dobbie. Music: “The Wakhra Song,” Tanishk Bagchi; “Call Ticketron,” Run the Jewels; “Mirchi,” DIVINE; “Chhote Chhote Peg,” Yo Yo Honey Singh.
A Moment of Redress. Perry House Garden. Soloist: Jacquelyn Buckmaster-Wright. Music: “Cages,” Paul Livingstone, Alma Cielo, Enrique Lara.
Beneath the Surface, the Neighborhood Ticks. Street and Gardens. Full Cast. Music: “The Violent Bear it Away,” Moby.
Eurydice and Orpheus and Eurydice. Street. Chase Peterson, Jacob Magana. Music: Alma Cielo.
choose your adventure
WHEN THE VIOLINIST ENTERS PERRY HOUSE (WHITE HOME). FEEL FREE TO ENTER PERRY HOUSE, HALE HOUSE (GREEN HOME), AND WALK THROUGH GARDENS AND ENTRYWAYS AND PORCHES OF ALL STRUCTURES AS YOU LIKE. You have plenty of time, and are encouraged to go into both houses if you feel comfortable. Walk with your wine around the exteriors only. Please keep your masks on, remain with your party, and please no eating or drinking inside. Please remain on ground floor of houses only and only sit on designated white chairs if needed. Enter rooms and explore as you please. No need to remain standing in doorways. There are exits on sides and backs of both Perry and Hale houses. Houses are closed when doors close.
perry house (white)
Lighted Window at Dusk- Trio performed by: Atticus Dobbie, Lindsay Lykins, Chase Peterson. Choreography: Achinta S. McDaniel. Music: Akh Lad Jaave, Tanishk Bagchi.
House Soloists: Lindsay Lykins, Valerie Chen, Atticus Dobbie, Chase Peterson, Jacob Magana, Antonio Martinez, William Okajima, Argia Brockway. Music: Into the Past, Nero; Amplifier, Imran Khan; Only You, Yaz; Mountain Song, Vitamin String Quartet on Jane’s Addiction.
hale house (green)
Tere Bina (But seriously, please leave.)- Duet performed by: Alisa Carreras, Robert Gomez. Choreography: Achinta S. McDaniel and Dancers. Music: Girls Like You/Tere Bina, Jeffey Iqbal.
You Missed a Word- Quartet performed by: Jacquelyn Buckmaster-Wright, Robert Gomez, Joy Veluz, Adrianna Vieux. Choreography: Achinta S. McDaniel. Music: Dance Yrself Clean, LCD Sound System.
House Soloists: Anthony “Tones” Arellano, Jacquelyn Buckmaster-Wright, Alisa Carreras, Robert Gomez, Hayden Rivas, Joy Veluz, Adrianna Vieux. Music: The Humma Song, A.R. Rahman; You Got Me, The Roots feat. Erykah Badu; Kill My Baby Tonight, LA Witch
- Ambient Break: please enjoy the grounds
- Ranjha, Rupesh Kumar Ram
- Groom’s Dance Lesson– Come and Learn the Reception Dance with Sharan! Kirby Harrell. Music: Uff Teri Adaa, Alyssa Mendonso and Shankar Mahadavan
- Definition, Black Star
- Kehna hi Kya- Quintet performed by: Argia Brockway, Kirby Harrell, Joya Kazi, Jacob Magana, Monica Moskatow. Music: Kehna hi Kya, A.R. Rahman
- Aromale, Alphonse
- Indira’s Dance for Sharan- Choreographed and Performed by: Joya Kazi, Music: Mohe Rang Do Laal, Sanjay Leela Bhansali
- Coming Clean– Full Cast. Choreographed by: Achinta S. McDaniel, Jon Paul, Music: Dance Yrself Clean, LCD Soundsystem
what happens next
don’t say these things aloud- duet choreographed and performed by: Alisa Carreras and Jacquelyn Buckmaster-Wright. Music: Alma Cielo, Enrique Lara.
Baraat– please follow the procession. Music: Jag Tooray
Milni- performed by: Argia Brockway, Jacquelyn Buckmaster-Wright, Alisa Carreras, Robert Gomez, Jacob Magana, Antonio Martinez, Monica Moskatow, Joy Veluz, Adrianna Vieux. Music: Discowale Khisko, Pritam Chakraborty
Indira weds Sharan– Kirby Harrell, Joya Kazi. Officiant: Joy Veluz. Music: Jashn-e-Bahaaraa, A.R. Rahman.
the reception (going to the chapel)
Please enjoy the wedding reception- join us on the dance floor for the remainder of the evening. Our ushers may have a surprise for you- please follow them when prompted. Feel free to bring your wine to the reception lawn!
Dhaating Naach– Ford Lawn. Performed by: Anthony “Tones” Arellano, Argia Brockway, Kirby Harrell, Joya Kazi, Antonio Martinez, Jacob Magana, Monica Moskatow, Joy Veluz. Choreographed by: Achinta S. McDaniel. Music: Dhaating Naach, Pritam Chakraborty
Machale some Noise! Performed by: Anthony “Tones” Arellano, Argia Brockway, Kirby Harrell, Joya Kazi, Antonio Martinez, Jacob Magana, Monica Moskatow, Joy Veluz. Music: Dhoom Machale Dhoom, Pritam Chakraborty.
The End of the Affair. Full cast. Music: Khadke Glassy, Yo Yo Honey Singh; Punjabi Wedding Song, Vishal-Shekhar.
Namaste, Sat Sri Akal, Goodnight! Thank you for being our guests. Please stay in touch with us on Instagram and YouTube. Join our Mailing List!
Special thanks to Blue13’s Board of Directors, Executive Director, Terry Scott, Heritage Square Museum, Audiotek, Earl McDaniel, Sumi Patel, and our friends and families. Stay safe.