'... as a viewer, I needed to feel what the dancers were going through and it worked well...' (Malcolm Keen, Pulse magazine)
This powerful piece set on taal dhamar features virtuosic hallmarks of nritta such as chakkar, uthaan and paran in a demonstration of speed and control.
Performed by Grand Finalist Shyam Dattani as part of BBC Young Dancer 2017.
Choreography: Urja Desai Thakore
Dance: Shyam Dattani
Music: Alap Desai
Performances: BBC Young Dancer 2017: The Riverfront Theatre, Newport | Jaivant Patel Dance: Arena Theatre, Wolverton | Kala The Arts, Basingstoke
Image Credit: Simon Richardson