Surupa Sen & Bijayini Satpathy Dr. Neena Prasad Aditi Mangaldas Anita Guha
Anitha Gha is one o the most soght-ater Bharatanatyam grs in Chennai and has a reptationo training aspirants to proessional standards in her dance school Bharathanjali. She is also knownor her thematic dance prodctions, the latest being the ‘Parishvanga Pattabhishekam’ (Kishkinda Kandam and Sndara Kandam).
Srpa Sen and Bijayini Satpathy rom Nrityagram, Karnataka, are acclaimed Odissi dancers whoare known or their grace, energy and dynamic presentations. Srpa is the Artistic Director o theNrityagram Dance Ensemble and Bijayini is the Director o the Odissi Grkl at Nrityagram.
Dr. Neena Prasad is a well-known Mohiniattam dancer rom Kerala whose dramatic depth is notable.Besides being a perormer and a teacher, Neena is also an academic with a doctorate in dance. She iscrrently holding a post-doctoral research ellowship on the evoltion o the heroine rom the colonial era to the present.
Priyadarsini Govind, Chennai, is one o India’s most talented classical dancers. She is a soght-ater solo artist who is known or her intense expressional ability and chiselled Bharatanatyam movements.She has the rare ability to nd room or innovation within the bondaries o tradition.
Aditi Mangaldas, Delhi, is a Kathak dancer o high repte who has orayed into the realm o abstractionand contemporary movement techniqes based on Kathak. Her choreographies interpret space andtechniqe to create poetic imagery. She is the principal dancer and choreographer o the AditiMangaldas Dance Co.
Dr. Anita Ratnam, Chennai, thogh trained in Bharatanatyam, Mohini Attam and Kathakali hasalways been a seeker – seeking new ideas, new meanings, new movements. She has evolved a niqestyle o dance, Neo-Bharatham that combines Bharatanatyam, theatre, storytelling and contemporary movement techniqes.
Priyadarsini GovindDr. Anita Ratnam