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Dr. Smitha Radhakrishnan
founded NATyA in 2015 after three decades of training and performance. Born and raised in the U.S., she has trained continuously with prominent Bharatanatyam teachers in the U.S. and India since age 5, including Asha Gopal (Phoenix), Katherine Kunhiraman (Berkeley), Padmini Ravi (Bangalore), Girija Chandran (Thiruvananthapuram), Prakriti Bhaskar (Mumbai) and Chitra Chandrasekar Dasarathy (Bangalore). She has performed in professional solo and group productions all over the United States. In South Africa, she has performed and taught with the Surialanga Dance Company of Durban. In 2003, she co-founded NATyA Dance Company with fellow dancer Vallari Shah. Over the next four years, they performed over 80 shows all over the California Bay Area, including four original productions. Since 2008, Smitha has been training in Bharatanatyam, contemporary dance forms, and Indian martial arts while performing with Navarasa Dance Theater. She currently serves on the Navarasa board and continue to train in Mysore style Bharatanatyam with Dr. Sindhoor.
To learn more about classes or open studio sessions at NATyA Dance Studio, including tuition fees, dates, and registration, or to inquire about a performance, please email natyadancestudio at gmail dot com, connect with us on Facebook, on Instagram, or simply fill out the form below.
I look forward to hearing from you and meeting you in person soon!
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