Smaran Dance Festival- 2015 Highlights

Smaran Dance Festival- 2014 Highlights

Smaran Dance Festival- 2017 Highlights

With the growing popularity of various Indian Classical Dance Forms, we find numerous gifted and able dancers all over the world. In an effort to provide a platform for such young dancers, to showcase their dexterity, Director and Founder of Smaran Performing Arts, Smt. Vidyalatha Jeerage, launched Smaran Dance Festival.

 

Smaran Dance Festival was first organized in September 2014 in San Francisco Bay Area, California. SDF is a unique platform in Bay Area that aims at encouraging and providing more opportunities to a lot of young adept dancers in different genres like Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi, Kathak, Odissi and other art forms of India.  

 

This platform is open to any/all proficient dancers who have completed “Arangetram” (Rangapravesam). All the entries are carefully evaluated by a panel of expert artists in the respective genres. And every year 2-4 amazing dancers will be chosen to perform solo at the festival.

Keerthana Yellapragada (SDF-2019)
Keerthana Yellapragada (SDF-2019)
Surya Ravi (SDF-2019)
Surya Ravi (SDF-2019)
Vrushali Mundhe (SDF-2019)
Vrushali Mundhe (SDF-2019)
Manasi Madhusmita (SDF-2019)
Manasi Madhusmita (SDF-2019)
Bhairavi Nedungadi (SDF-2019)
Bhairavi Nedungadi (SDF-2019)
Pranavi Chamarthi (SDF-2017)
Pranavi Chamarthi (SDF-2017)
Manasi Joshi (SDF-2017)
Manasi Joshi (SDF-2017)
Sharanya Mukhopadyay (SDF-2017)
Sharanya Mukhopadyay (SDF-2017)
Sharanya Varma (SDF-2017)
Sharanya Varma (SDF-2017)
Anvitha Pillati(SDF-2016)
Anvitha Pillati(SDF-2016)

Kuchipudi

Suprita Trilok(SDF-2016)
Suprita Trilok(SDF-2016)

Odissi

Lalli Venkat (SDF-2016)
Lalli Venkat (SDF-2016)

Bharatanatyam

Meghana & Antara Rao
Meghana & Antara Rao

Kathak

Divija Bhimaraju (SDF-2015)
Divija Bhimaraju (SDF-2015)

Kuchipudi

Jeevika Bhat (SDF-2015)
Jeevika Bhat (SDF-2015)

Odissi

Supriya Sasikumar (SDF-2015)
Supriya Sasikumar (SDF-2015)

Mohiniyattam

Meena Vemuri (SDF-2015)
Meena Vemuri (SDF-2015)

Kuchipudi

Archana Raja (SDF-2015)
Archana Raja (SDF-2015)

Bharatanatyam

Swathi Ramesh (SDF-2014)
Swathi Ramesh (SDF-2014)

Bharatanatyam

Vinay Srinivasan (SDF-2014)
Vinay Srinivasan (SDF-2014)

Bharatanatyam

Celebrity Guest Artists

Harinie Jeevitha (SDF-2017)
Harinie Jeevitha (SDF-2017)
Rukmini Vijayakumar ( SDF-2016)
Rukmini Vijayakumar ( SDF-2016)

Bharatanatyam

Indira Kadambi (SDF-2015)
Indira Kadambi (SDF-2015)

Bharatanatyam

Dr. Sanjay Shantaram ( SDF-2014)
Dr. Sanjay Shantaram ( SDF-2014)

Kuchipudi