School-Time Performance: Sitara

March 23 – 26, 1976

Country of Origin India
Description Grades 1-9. The greatest female Kathak dancer. Her name means "star" and that is what she is in the dance world of India and Europe. The word "Kathak" comes from the word "Katha" meaning "story." Kathak is one who tells a story through dance, mime, and gesture. First appearance in the United States.
Identifier 1976s.01664
VenueOpera House