Dancers

Lavanya Govindarajan

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Lavanya Govindarajan found her calling for the classical arts at

the young age of six. She has been learning Bharatanatyam and

Carnatic vocal music with a passion for over two decades. Lavanya

currently learns from Guru Preethi Menon (Kalakshetra

and Koothambalam). Some of her dance ballets in India include

Akka, Navagraha, and Winter of Spring. In the US, she has

performed at the Hanuman, Ganesha, and the DFW Hindu

Temples, Addison World Fest, and the St Louis Dance Festival.

Lavanya also served as the Secretary of the Indian Fine Arts

Academy of DFW(IFAADFW) and continues to be involved in the

art scene as a performer and a teacher. Lavanya is an

Indian Raga Ambassador for Bharatanatyam.

 Prathiba Natesan

 9K5A9748 Dr. Prathiba Natesan is a three-time Indian national champion of

Bharatanatyam and the founder/chairperson of Eyakkam Dance

Company. She is also associate professor of statistics at the

University of North Texas and a Tamizh enthusiast. Her

current projects include: set free – a dance short-film,

TEDtalk, and reviving forgotten padams. She studies closely

under the tutelage of Guru Preethi Menon

(Kalakshetra and Koothambalam). Prathiba is an Indian Raga

Ambassador for Bharatanatyam.

 

 Annapoorani Subramanian (Annam)

 annam2  Annam grew up in Singapore and trained under the tutelage of

Smt. Neila Sathyalingam, Apsaras Arts – Singapore. Some of her

international performances include: Aalam at Krishna Gana Sabha

(Chennai, Dec season), the golden temple in Vellore, the

ASEAN Youth camp, Cambodia, and Seoul Spring Festival (Korea).

She now teaches a select group of students in Plano, Texas.

She continues her training under Guru Preethi Menon

(Kalakshetra and Koothambalam). Annam is an Indian Raga

Ambassador for Bharatanatyam.

 

 

 

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