This special episode in partnership with The Kennedy Center features Akram Khan and Malavika Sarukkai, renowned choreographers and performers who both have roots in Indian classical dance traditions. They join to discuss the continued relevance of classical forms in a contemporary context, and how their work combines the old and the new.

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