Pandit Chitresh Das, Dancer/Teacher

Born and trained in India, Chitresh Das, wearing 100 bells on each leg, mesmerized American audiences with his powerful performances of katak, south Indian dance. He has trained scores of western dancers in this great art form and has led many of his students at his Chitresh Das School of Dance to acclaim. Video interviews of subject's life in India and America funded by the National Endowment for the Arts. Lily Kharrazi, interviewer. Basya Petnick, producer.