Expression through Gesture/Storytelling in Indian Classical Dance

Date: Wed. 22 Mar, 2017 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Expression through Gesture/ Storytelling in Indian Classical Dance

4-6 PM

McConnell Library

In this lecture-demonstration, Meera Varghese will present the Indian classical dance form of Bharatanatyam. Originally performed by temple dancers, Bharatanatyam has a strong narrative component called abhinaya, in which stories from Hindu epics and scriptures are depicted through the dancer’s embodiment of gods and goddesses.

This presentation is a Global Musics partnership.

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