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The Bharanatya Arangetram – the beginning or the end?

The Bharanatya Arangetram – the beginning or the end?

Does an Arangetram signify the completion of learning Bharatanatyam? The answer is a definite NO. Here are the reasons why one should continue to learn– 1. Advanced studies – Arangetram is not the end of learning. It is just like a high school graduation. Metaphorically speaking, one still needs to go to college for undergrad/grad/… ...
Costumes

Costumes

There are broadly 3 kinds of Bharatanatyam costumes –Pyjama Costume – The lower half is a pyjama or a loose pant.Variations are there in how the top pallu is stitched. ...
What makes a Bharatanatyam Arangetram (Rangapravesha) a good experience for the audience?

What makes a Bharatanatyam Arangetram (Rangapravesha) a good experience for the audience?

What makes a Bharatanatyam Arangetram (Rangapravesha) a good experience for the audience?An Arangetram is a Bharata Natyam dancer's first full-length solo performance signifying that he/she is able to present the complete suite of traditional repertoire.1. Starting on timeArangetrams or any shows for that matter should start at the specified time. That shows respect for the ...