Grand Bharathanatyam Recital Sukanya Mahadevan Performs In Indiranagar
Purandara Bhavana | 8th Main Rd, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar |
Dec 25 | 5:30 p.m.
Ends on: Dec 25
About Grand Bharathanatyam Recital Sukanya Mahadevan Performs In Indiranagar
Guru ‘Kalashree’ Sukanya Mahadevan, runs a school for dance in New Jersey, A computer scientist by education, she is first a dancer and a recognised educator. Her Shishya School Of Performing Arts is a dance company designed to educate and qualify students in the art of Indian Classical dance, music, mythology and dance theater.
Sukanya will be leading 30 dancers on the prestigious Carnegie Hall stage in New York city on January 18, 2020, as part of the 14th International dance festival.
Currently touring India, she performs in Bangalore on the 25th.
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About Guru ‘Kalashree’ Sukanya Mahadevan – Founder and Artistic Director
Sukanya Mahadevan, a prominent performer, teacher and choreographer has been involved in this art form since the age of 6. She was given the title ‘Kalashree’ by Ganesa Natyalaya for propagating the art form to the next generation. Voorhees Township in the US, also awarded her a commendation for propagating this ancient art in the local communities here in the US. Sukanya is the Founder and Artistic Director of Shishya School Of Performing Arts in Lawrenceville, NJ and has almost 90 students currently under her tutelage.
Trained to teach and choreograph this dance form by maestros like Dr. Saroja Vaidyanathan and the late Dr. Saraswati Sundaresan., she has been teaching BharathaNatyam since 1997 in various places such as the Voorhees middle school CER program, the West Windsor Plainsboro dance company, Rider University, Princeton Ballet School, TCNJ, local libraries and schools and the Mercer County Teen Arts Festival. Her vast list of performances include temple functions, fundraisers and prestigious mainstream organizations such as the West Windsor Plainsboro dance company, Rider University, Princeton Ballet School, The College of NJ, local libraries and schools and the Mercer County Teen Arts Festival.
She is to receive the prestigious Dr. Saraswati award in Chennai, India on 31 Dec, 2019. She has recently created and choreographed productions for Bharathanatyam called ‘Krishnarpanam’, ‘Ram charitham’ and this year put together a unique dance drama with costumes and multimedia projections based on ‘The Jungle Book’ , a unique dance drama performance perspective on a modern day classic. She is not only a well-known teacher, but also an author and software engineer with a Masters in Computer Science. However dance will always continue to be her primary passion. She is currently a visiting faculty at Rider University’s world dance program.