When we think of Indian classical dance, how often do we realize the correlation between its intricate technique and physics? Dr. Siri Rama demonstrates how this this art encompasses so many laws of physics beautifully in her talk.
Dr. Siri Rama is a Bharata Natyam and Kuchipudi dancer, teacher and choreographer based in Singapore/Mumbai. She is also the co - founder-director of the Kanaka Sabha Performing Arts Centre in Mumbai. Siri was awarded a PhD in the Fine Arts by the University of Hong Kong . She has trained under acclaimed Gurus Komalavalli, K. Vijayalakshmi, Ramaswami Bhagavathar, T V Sounderarajan, T. Kadirvelu in the Bharata Natyam style and under the late maestro C R Acharyulu, in the Kuchipudi style. Siri has performed to critical acclaim, presented group performances, and lectured, in many different cities of India and in many parts of the world including the USA, Singapore, Germany, UAE, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Thailand. Siri has been the recipient of the Singar Mani award at the Sur Singar Samsad, an award for teaching by the Archana Nrityalaya, Mumbai and the Nritya Shivali title by Shivali Cultural Society, Mumbai.
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