Dance Performance: The Art of Storytelling through Bharatanatyam
Bharatanatyam is one of the seven classical dance forms of India. Originating in the temples of South India, the meaning of Bharatanatyam can be split into: Bha which stands for bhava or emotion; Ra for raga or song, Ta which means tala or rhythm and Natya which means to dance. In short, Bharatanatyam is the expression of emotions of any given song set to a rhythmic pattern. This performance will be a depiction of various mythological episodes leveraging the intricate expressions and footwork of Bharatanatyam.