23 little dancers on stage in two pieces. It helps to host the local academies too.
Chinnamanur Chitra runs her Chitra Dance Academy here and is excited to present her wards.
We learn that there are a dozen academies in this temple town and the Natyanjali trustees had to follow a rotation policy in scheduling local talent.
Chitra's kutties have a house full audience on Day 2 as the clock approaches 8.
And they put their best step to map sure they make an impression. It is in some ways also a test of the guru's skills and makes a pitch too.