Shweta Prachande | Pic: Ram Keshav

Cover Story: The rising stars of a new age of bharatanatyam

Here's how millennial dancers take tradition to a global audience with diverse expectations

One of the judges: Andra Gheorghe

The Dance World Cup - India Qualifiers round will be held in Bengaluru this weekend

This is the first time that a qualifying round is being held in India 

 Dancer Ritvika Rajesh’s performs Bharatanatyam at Sivagami Pethachi Auditorium 

This composition in Sanskrit is in praise of the universal Divine Mother- Devi, Parvathy, Durga, Tripurasundari, just some of the various names that she is known by.

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This all-women dance crew sets the stage on fire using Jamaican and African beats

From opening for Reggae Rajahs in 2016 to having performed at the launch of Kendrick Lamar's Reebok Collection at the Goa Sunsplash Festival 2017, Afrontal is all about good vibes 

Thrai Varnyam features three classical dance forms that draw on mythological stories

Kuchipudi, Odissi and Kathak exponents come together for the well-known dance fiesta, Thrai Varnyam, in Hyderabad.

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Witness a melange of cultures at Taramati Baradari this weekend

Banyan Tree is organising a two-day carnival, Root Folkways International Folk Heritage Festival, in Hyderabad.

Shabari Rao presents a new performance titled BodyMine

A contemporary dance performance questions our relationship with our bodies

Bengaluru-based artiste Shabari Rao presents a new piece BodyMine that explores the understanding of our bodies

Get ready for the Bite of France Festival

French food, art and music meet at the first Bite of France festival

It’s time to break free at the Chennai Hip Hop Championship

Get your groove on for this hip-hop showdown

Salsa Mani and Varalaxmi (centre) posing with the crew of Romeo and Juliet. Picture courtesy: Romani Agarwal

It’s a groovy kinda love in Chennai’s latest tryst with Shakespeare

Kuthu and hip-hop dance meet AR Rahman’s tunes in Jeffery Vardon’s dance musical adaptation of Romeo and Juliet  

Dancer Monisa Nayak talks about improvisation in Kathak

The exponent has won national awards including the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar

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When bharatanatyam meets contemporary European movement

French choreographer Cécile Loyer presents Histoires Vraies with a unique performance

A scene from one of Shastram's films

An ode to Mudras

Shastram attempts to preserve Indian dance forms

The devadasi redux: centenary celebrations of T Balasaraswathi

As the centenary celebrations of T Balasaraswati take shape, her grandson Aniruddha Knight speaks with us about the dancer’s lineage and legacy

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