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Shijith & Parvathy - Indian Bharatanatyam Dance
Upper Merion Area Middle School
King of Prussia, PA
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Oct 07, 2017 4:30 PM

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Shijith & Parvathy - Indian Bharatanatyam Dance
Sruti is pleased to present an outstanding Bharatanatyam Dance performance by Shijith Namibiar and Parvathy Menon. Bios of dancers and musicians follow:

Shijith Nambiar is an internationally-acclaimed performer, choreographer and Teacher of BharatanatyamSouth Asias premier classical dance form. A former faculty member at the world famous Kalakshetra foundation for the performing arts, Shijith has established an independent creative identity based on his artistic versatility. His many productions have been presented at both national and international stages where they have been appreciated by critics and the general public alike. His exceptional sense of music and rhythm along with unique traditional innovations exemplifies his choreographic skills.

Parvathy Menon is a serious practitioner and instructor of Bharatanatyam. After completing her studies in dance at Kalakshetra, she has embarked upon an extremely successful independent career in performance. Despite her young age, her name is included in lists of Indias most talented dancers. Both, her outstanding expressive skills and her fluency with the traditional dance repertoire, render her performances with an extraordinary elegance. She respectfully attributes her success to all her Gurus especially those from Kalakshetra.
Shijith Nambiar and Parvathy Menon are young ambassadors of 'Bharatanatyam'. Through their demonstrations at dance venues in both India and overseas, they continue to successfully awe viewers with the spiritual power of Bharatanatyam. Their selfless love and dedication towards their art inspires them to be unique and exemplary in their discipline. They are the recipients of The Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar awarded by the Sangeet Natak Akademy, India.
Shijith and Parvathys authority over their art attracts the attentions of all who witness them make magic through movement.
Shijith Nambiar and Parvathy Menon, together they explore the intricacies of Bharatanatyam, together they worship the spirituality of Bharatanatyam, together they pursue the dialogue of cultures in Bharatanatyam and finally, together they take you to experience Bharatanatyam.

A teacher in mathematics  by profession and a dancer and Nattuvanar by passion , Uday is a Disciple of  Vempatti Ravishankar { kuchippudi art academy chennai} in Kuchipudi. He is a talented violinist and Harmonium player.  He is a B grade artiste in ALL INDIA RADIO Thrissur ,Kerala and was awarded Young Talented Artist Award from South Zone Cultural Centre, Tanjavoor ( 2007).  His exceptional sense of music and rhythm makes him unique in the field of  Art. He has traveled widely in India and abroad with eminent dancers in the field of Bharatanatyam.

Deepu Nair - Vocalist
Deepu is a Diploma holder in Carnatic Music and Violin from Kalakshetra Foundation. He started learning music at the age of 5 under Guru Janardhanan Potty. Further, he continued his training under Late Shri Vairamangalam. S. Lakshminarayanan and Violin from Shri. Pakkala Ramadas in Kalakshetra.
He has performed with most eminent Indian Classical Dancers such as the Dhananjayans, Leela Samson, Prof.C.V Chandrasekhar, etc. He has performed in many countries with leading bharatanatyam artistes as well as Kalakshetra artistes. His strongest role is as a vocalist, and in this capacity he has toured all over the world.

P.K.Siva Prasad - Mridangist
A talented and upcoming Mridangist with a zeal towards continuous development in professional pace with an experience of performing numerous concerts accompanying various leading dancers and also accompanying main front classical concerts. He was initiated into the basics of Mridangam by his father Sri.Sivadas Chemanchery, at the tender age of six.Further he received training from Pudukode Sri.Krishna Iyer, for five years and went on to pursue Bachelor of Arts in Mridangam and graduated from Kalamandalam, Kerala. He is Currently under the guidance of Vidwan Trichur Sri.C.Narendran. He Has performed with eminent dance exponents such as Padma Bhushan Sri.V.P.Dhananjayan & Smt. Shanta Dhananjayan, Kalaimamani Smt.Rama Vaidyanathan, Kalaimamani Smt.Priyadarshini Govind, Kalaimamani Smt.Gopika Varma, Kalamandalam Smt. Leelamma, Smt.Bragha Bessell, Smt.Lavanya Ananth, Sri.Shijith Nambiar & Smt.Parvathy Menon, and such personalities.

Easwar Ramakrishnan - Violinist
A disciple of his father Prof.P.P.Ramakrishnan and Padmabhooshan Prof.T.N.Krishnan. Best Out going student of the year 2007 from the world renowned institution Kalakshetra,Chennai, Is a recipient of both Junior and Senior scholarship, awarded by the Govt. of India. Graded artist of the All India Radio. In the year 2009 and he was fortunate to work with the legendary Sitar player Pandit Ravi Sankar, for his Musical ensemble 'India Calling', held in Hollywood Bowl, LA,USA. Has travelled widely across the USA,Europe, Australia,Africa, Middle East and Far East. He has several Musical Compositions to his credit.He is also the artistic director of Kshetra Academy For Fine Arts, Chennai.



Upper Merion Area Middle School (View)
450 Keebler Rd,
King of Prussia, PA 19406
United States

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