Madhura Dance

Ami Majmudar and her students perform Bharatanatyam, a classical Indian dance form. Indian mythology and sculpture comes to life in the graceful yet vibrant dance.

Names of Performers*: Ami Majmudar, Karthika Shankar, Janavi Bhatt, Rucha Nandha

Originating in the temples of south India, Bharatanatyam combines emotion, melody, and rhythm. The dancers use facial expression, intricate hand gestures, and rhythmic stamping of the feet both to tell stories and to present abstract dance.