Gurmeet K. Marhas smiles during her performance of a solo piece called 'Dancing Petals'.
Natya Dance Theater is a dance company in the Chicago area that was founded in 1974. It is rooted in an Indian school of dance called bharata natyam where the dancers tell stories through body movement, footwork, hand gestures and facial expressions.
Natya Dance Theater is a large organization with several dance schools in the Chicago area. It takes 10 - 12 years to complete its dance course.
Natya Dance Theater performs at the Chicago Cultural Center.