Sringara and Bhakti in Naatya
- V. P. Dhananjayan
Amongst these beautiful creations of art, 'natya' or dance is considered to be the finest and most complete.
- Anwesa Mahanta
Devotional in nature and originally performed by celibate monks,
Sattriya has evolved into a vibrant representation of the bhakti rasa
entailing an elaborate tradition of aharya that includes costumes,
jewellery and make-up.
How can dance teachers continually provide a success path for their students?
- Ramaa Venugopalan
The journey of a teacher in art is a long, arduous unique path with each student.
To help us survive this agony, classical arts must be authentic not tokenistic
- Malavika Sarukkai
As the world settles into a cautious new normal, practitioners of
classical dance and music can contribute to replenishing our inner
The tough truth of being a male dancer
- Madhur Gupta
There's a reason why male professional dancers are rarely found on the
stages of India. Navtej Johar, Akram Khan and Narthaki Nataraj explain
Photo shoot tips from 4 of your favorite dance photographers
- Nyamekye Smith
Whether it's a stunning photo of your favorite ballerina, a snapshot of
your team during a performance, a crazy flexy pose on your Insta feed or
your super cringey first recital photo, we all have a dance photograph
that sticks in our minds.