Guru Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam – Bharatanatyam dancer, research scholar and Music composer

On the 2nd episode of Season 3, “Vistāra” we speak to Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam, who is acclaimed as a rare combination of a dancer, research scholar, choreographer, singer, music composer, teacher, author and indologist. She had a Bachelors Degree in Music, a Masters Degree in Ethno Musicology and Ph.D Thesis on the topic of Karanas in Indian Dance & Sculpture

Nrttasya Karanam Bhavet
Unison of spirit and body in dance makes Karanas.
Only she can can dare to redefine Karanas.

On this episode you will listen to her speak about:

Early days

Dance and research

Who is an ideal guru?

Importance of tradition