Charles Ma was initiated into the sacred world of Bharatanatyam under Guru Smt.Vidya Shimladka. His dance stands out for its distinct individuality, personality and control. Charles is also a contemporary choreographer and teacher. He believes that dance is sacred and the essence of his dance is a deepened spirituality and respect for its tradition and aesthetics.View Complete Profile
Not your typical Bharatanatyam dancer
Charles Ma overcame discrimination as a non-South Indian male to be a Bharatanatyam dancer. To do this, he practiced in secret, worked odd jobs and devoted his life to the artform--see the results in this celebration of Bharatanatyam.
Recorded at INK2011, Jaipur, India
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Wow!.... Charles, it is inspiring to watch, the way you glide through the various movements so Gracefully.. with Such Grace.... Great to see your Thirst to explore your identity & give an Expression to it as well... All The Best!
" This Leap Year, Leap into your Potential Best!"- Sujatha Suresh
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