B i o g r a p h y
Smt. Preethi Sathyanarayanan started learning the art of Bharatanatyam at a tender age of 4 in Chennai, India. She learnt the art form under the tutelage of her Guru Shri. Namakkal Rajaram.
She trained rigorously for more than 10 years under the expressive Pandanallur Style which is prevalent in Tanjore District of Tamilnadu, India. After training and earning expertise in the craft, she did her Arangretram at Kamarajar Memorial Hall, Chennai at the age of 15.
Preethi started performing at various events during her School and College Days including the events presided by the many celebrities. With her experience, she started teaching the next generation with 2 goals in Mind.
Establish a bridge between the ancient art-form and the future generation
Inculcate cultural values, discipline and instill interest in this wonderful classical art form
To enrich and continuously improve her knowledge, She participated in many Workshops and Discussions at Many Prominent Dance Schools like Kalakshetra etc.
She is currently training under Natyacharya Dr. Vasanth Kiran expanding her knowledge.
About the Gurus:
Shri. Namakkal Rajaram is one of the foremost exponent of Pandanallur Style of Bharatanatyam. Under his protege, hundreds of Students were blessed with learning Bharatanatyam. Apart from Dance, he is a versatile artist experienced in Vocal and Nattuvangam. . He was a true believer of finding and nurturing talents.
Dr. Vasanth Kiran is a prominent exponent in Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi dance forms who is also well-versed in in Nattuvangam.