Arts and Culture
From Ruth St Denis to Ted Shaw to Anna Pavlova, Indian dances have fabulously nourished artists on the Western scene in the early twentieth century. This craze had very strong resonances in India, even giving rise to renewed interest in some traditional dances.
Anitha Savithri Herr is a doctoral student at Sorbonne University and ATER in ethnomusicology, ethnoscenology, organology of amplified music and practice of world music in the Arts and Spectacles department of the University of Evry. She is a asscoiate research member of IreMus. Her researches focuses on the relationship between music and dance in spectacular forms in South India (Bharata Natyam and Yakshagana)