Bharatanatyam

Photo: Lana Ortiz
After years of training, Elisa Abraham and Purva Shenoy gave their debut performance of Bharatanatyam at U Albany's Performing Arts Center for an audience of 400.

Mastering footwork and facial expression

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter A tradition that dates to the time of Israelite King David, Iranian prophet Zoroaster and the Phoenician alphabet is alive and well in the Capital Region. Bharatnatyam is a 3,000-year-old form of dance that originated…