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“Paalaya Jataadhara” thematic dance presentation.

June 7, 2017

‘Natyasruti Dance Ensemble’ presents “Paalaya Jataadhara” thematic dance presentation by Sumitra Nitin
organised by Saraswathi Gana Sabha and SGBS Trust
Conceived and choreographed by accompilished musician-dancer Smt.Sumitra Nitin.

Celebrating the various facets of Shiva, well known and rare compositions of our great composers including Purandaradasa, Thyagaraja, Muthuswami Dikshithar and Uthukkadu Venkatakavi are featured in this presentation in the format of Margam. The glory of Shiva is highlighted through the narration of many stories.

The dancers include Sumitra Nitin and her senior students.

Sumitra has also handled all aspects of the music, including singing the compositions and composing the music where necessary. She has wielded the cymbasl too and performed the nattuvangam. The pre-recorded audio track comprises Sumitra as the lead singer with an eminent set of accompanying musicians.

Sumitra Nitin is a Carnatic musician and Bharatanatyam dancer with a performing career spanning three decades in both art forms. She is the grand-daughter and disciple of the famouse musician, Smt.Ananthalakshmi Sadagopan. Sumitra continues to hone her musical skills under the expert guidance of Guru.Smt.Neela Ramgopal. In dance Sumitra has undergone extensive training in the Vazhuvoor style under Guru.Smt.Raadha. An articulate speaker. Sumitra is also known for her well researched thematic multimedia presentation.

Natyasruti, the music and dance school founded by Sumitra in 2002 in Koramangala Bangalore, imparts training to young students in both art forms. Sumitra’s dance students have performed in sabhas in Chennai and Bangalore. Her music students perform vocal concerts and also win prizes in prestigious competitions. Sumitra encourages them to take up the music and dance exams conducted by the Government of Karnataka and it is a matter of great pride that the students do exceedingly well in both the theoretical and pratical aspects of these exams.

Thematic Dance on Saturday | 10th June 2017 | 6:00 PM

Unnati Centre
1, Ganesha Temple Road,
NGEF Layout,
Sadananda Nagar,
Bangalore 38.

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