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Soujanya Madhusudan conferred with Bharatha Muni Award

Soujanya Madhusudan , art director at the  Atlanta based  Bharatha Darshana, School of Indian Classical Dance & Music was recently awarded the  ‘Bharatha Muni award’  for her professional contribution towards preserving, nurturing & promoting the traditional Indian Classical dance art.The award was presented to her by by the Karnataka Nritya Kala Parishat on India’s 70th Republic Day Jan 26 2020 in Bengaluru.

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At the forefront of a new generation of Bharatanatyam dancers, Mrs. Soujanya Madhusudan represents the future of the ancient art form - Bharatanatyam. Being a firm believer in maintaining the integrity of tradition, Soujanya explores her creativity without compromising on the classicism of the dance form. Soujanya Madhusudan belongs to a family of legendary artists and is trained under the keen eyes of prominent gurus in this field like Guru Nagamani Srinivasa Rao, Padmashree Adyar K Lakshman, Sri Balagopal, Smt.Kalanidhi Narayanan. She practices the Kalakshetra bani of Bharatanatyam.

Guru Soujanya Madhusudan is the Artistic Director of the 30 year old premiere classical performing arts school ‘Bharatha Darshana’.

Soujanya’s immaculate and graceful movements and her subtle yet communicative expressions have won the admiration of laymen and connoisseurs alike. Her performances have taken her across the globe. Dance and Music festivals organized by ICCR, Ponniah dance festival, Cleveland Tyagaraja Aradhana-Ohio, SPICMACAY - Texas & Pennsylvania, Flute and feet- Minnesota, Natya festival- St.Louis, RASIKA- Oregon, Samanvaya, VRC dance festival, Sai Nrityotsava, NRI dance festival, Nadaneerajanam at Tirumala Tirupathi, Festival of India by IACA Georgia etc add to the colorful array of her solo & thematic performances. Bharatha Darshana holds the certificate of participation by Guinness World records for the largest Bharatanatyam dance at Chidambaram.
 



She has performed and presented lecture demonstrations at Drexel University, Rice University, Texas A&M, Penn state to name a few. She has been actively promoting bharatanatyam through ‘Adventure into arts’ program to school children and has been invited by various school districts and public libraries across the US.

She is the member of CID (Internationale council de dance) UNESCO and is also a brand ambassador for Hidden Idol- an international platform to nourish dance forms in young minds in and outside the US. She is the Atlanta regional coordinator for SAPTAMI - an Indian classical dance and music competitions to promote the art form among children in the USA.

As a dancer, choreographer, and educator with a community arts focus, She teaches with energy, investment and integrity, while creating an environment that promotes discovery through dance.

She teaches at her dance studios in Cumming, GA; Houston & Pearland TX. From past 10 years she has been successful in imparting this beautiful art form to students across USA, UK, India, NZ and Middle East countries through live online classroom sessions.

She is recipient of many prestigious awards like Singaramani, Creative choreographer awards, Asthana Nartaki  etc..

 

' Feb-16-2020