Classical Indian dancer Sonali Skandan, a master of the traditional and passionate dance style, Bharatanatyam, will perform on Sunday, Oct. 7, at SUNY Cortland. Skandan, a renowned and accomplished disciple of this popular form of dance expression in Indian culture, will begin at 2 p.m. in the Corey Union Function Room. Skandan has performed at major dance venues both in the United States and abroad. She is the artistic director of Jiva Performing Arts in New York City as well as the director of Sonali Skandan & Jiva Dance. A passionate and accomplished follower of Bharatanatyam, Skandan combines powerful rhythmically intense footwork, graceful and lyrical postures, and dramatic story-telling.

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