ALKA NAYYAR is making her TimeLine debut with A DISAPPEARING NUMBER. Selected work includes THE JUNGLE BOOK (Goodman, Huntington Theatre – Boston); THE SECRET GARDEN (Court); THE MASRAYANA (Jeff-nominated choreography), A WIDOW OF NO IMPORTANCE and A NICE INDIAN BOY (Rasaka Theatre); MERCHANT ON VENICE (Silk Road Rising); A PASSAGE TO INDIA and MULTITUDES (Vitalist Theatre); DJAMILEH (City of Chicago DCASE Summer Opera); HAROUN AND THE SEA OF STORIES (Halcyon Theatre); THIRST (Stage Left); A Night at the Oscars (Chicago Humanities Festival); After Dark at the Art Institute (Collaboraction!), and Navy Pier’s Amazing India! festivals. A PR consultant by day, Alka teaches dance at the Old Town School of Folk Music and Chitrahar, and holds a BA degree in Linguistics (University of Chicago).

An intense collaborative process

A Disappearing Number calls for projections, mathematics on stage, live music, Indian dance, time travel, altered sound and a set that magically transforms itself. When first created by Complicite, the play was devised collaboratively, and …

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