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   Selected Artists from 2015 audition

Archana Raja

Archana Raja is one of the senior most disciples of Smt. Sheela Unnikrishnan in Sridevi Nrithyalaya. Trained in the Melattur style of Bharathanatyam for the past 15 years , she is completed her diploma in fine arts at Kalai Kaviri University in Bharathanatyam . Winner of various state level competitions and CCRT scholarship from 2007 to 2012. She bagged the Nrithya Ratna Award along with a cash award of Rs.25,000 in Natraja Natya Dance Festival held in Peravoor (2011) . Archana has played pivotal roles in all the major productions of Sridevi Nrithyalaya .

Jayashree Seshadri

Jayashree has learnt Bharatnatyam for more than 12 years at Kalpakkam Dance School under the guidance of Guru Smt Divya Sena and then under  Smt Nirmala Rao, and Sri Rajkumar and She has performed at various sabhas and dance festivals in and around Chennai.  After morning to Bay Area she is currently learning from Guru Sweta Ravisankar.

Sirisha Prayaga

Sirisha Prayaga started learning Bharatanatyam in 2008 under the excellent tutelage of Guru Usha Narayan. She performed her Arangetram after 4 years in July 2012. After her Aragentram she is been performing with her dance school often on various stages, : viz., Parampara, BATA, Sanatan Dharma Kendra, CSU Sacramento, Intel got Talent, ShirdiSai Parivaar, Hare Rama Hare Krishna Mandir, SF ethinic dance festival and etc., Being an active member of Intel India employee group at her work place Sirisha performed innumerable times on Intel stage. Sirisha also got an opportunity to learn another Indian classical dance form “Sringa Nrittyam” from originator Guru Usha Narayan and gave performances on various stages.

Madhumitha Jothi

Madhumitha has earnt Bharatnatyam for more than 12 years at Kalpakkam Dance School under the guidance of guru Smt Kala Rao and then from Smt. Nirmala Sai, and Smt. Divya Sena, and performed at various sabhas and dance festivals in and around Chennai. She is currently learning from Sweta Ravisankar.

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