Bijayini Satpathy, for one of the world’s greatest living dancers, is disarmingly mischievous in person. And, as I have experienced with a few others closest to perfection in their chosen art, humble and approachable. She will readily admit to being quite mad and with a casual nonchalance say that she trains from dawn to dusk at Nrityagram. It is then you realise that this is no ordinary dancer, and Nrityagram no ordinary dance school.
Read the full description of this programme here - groundviews.org/2009/07/06/interview-with-bijayini-satpathy-director-of-the-odissi-gurukul-at-nrityagram/