Baharatnatyan dance promotes peace

Courtney Moore

Nehha Bhatnagar dances Thursday in the Flanagan Studio Theater. Her performance worked to portray peace-building and diplomacy, and was brought to Grinnell by the Department of Theater & Dance and the Office of International Student Affairs.

Bhatnagar is a professional Bharatnatyam dancer, which is a form of dance from South India. She has studied also studied International Relations, and combines the two in order to show the power of cultural diplomacy to bridge countries.