What does it take to have a successful dancing career?

I am asking this question specifically for the Indian Classical Dance scene ( primarily because that is the one I am familiar with, though I also believe it is not very different from the performing arts scene elsewhere in the world) and also in relation to gender. ‘Success’ is a much debatable term, however for…

Dancing times!

5 yrs to pre teens is the best age to pick up dancing. I am really impressed by this video. It is perhaps my first introduction to the Melattur style of Bharathanatyam. I have yet to understand the distinction  from the Thanjavur style apart from  the appealing laasya and full use of body bends. Do…