The classical dance community of Chennai and dance students of dancer and guru Srekala Bharath gathered at Narada Gana Sabha auditorium in Alwarpet here on Saturday evening (July 6) for a grand celebration of a milestone – Srekala’s 50 years in Bharatanatyam and 20 years of her dance academy called Thejas School of Performing Arts in Chennai.
'Naachiyaar Next', directed and choreographed by Dr Anita Ratnam premiers in Chennai on Sunday, July 7 at 4 p.m. at Rasika Ranjani Sabha, Mylapore, Chennai. Entry is free.
'Gem of the Month' is a new monthly programme for Bharatanatyam dancers in Chennai, held in association with Giri Trading Agency and initiated by Dr. Lakshmi Ramaswamy as part of its year-long celebration towards 25 years of her dance academy, Sri Mudhraalaya.
Navapallava is a classical dance festival series which aims to promote young, talented dancers who have not got enough exposure on stage.
Bengaluru-based Ananya has recently started a series which creates a platform for senior artistes / gurus to share their education, learning and concert experiences with the invited audience at a cosy hall in Malleswaram.
Bengaluru-based classical dancer Srividya Angara Sinha presents a new production that is based on compositions of saint Thygaraja and on some English soliloquies.
Bharatanatyam dancer and guru Roja Kannan took over the reins in May of 2018 as president of ABHAI (Association of Bharatanatyam Artistes of India).