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sat10sep6:30 pmsat8:00 pmIti Margam - Bharathanatyam6:30 pm - 8:00 pm(GMT+05:30) Event Type Dance

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Iti Margam – A Lakshmi Kalaalayam Production

Iti Margam is an exploration of the traditional ethos of Bharathanatyam repertoire as is. With undiluted, uncompromising rendition, it will offer immense possibilities to enjoy the dance form for both the artists and Rasikas


Aruna Bhargavi & Jagadishwar Sukumar

(Disciples of Smt. Ramaa Venugopalan)

Aruna Bhargavi Is a practitioner and performer of Bharatanatyam for the past 25 years. She presently mentors under the noted danseuse Smt Ramaa Venugopalan, Founder — Lakshmi Kalaalayam, Bangalore

Since her Arangetram in 2005, Aruna has performed in several noted cultural spaces. Aruna has worked in 'Thari — the Loom’ a production by internationally acclaimed dancer-choreographer Padmashree Malavika Sarukkai at Chowdiah Memorial Hall - Bangalore, Kamani - New Delhi, JBT-Jaipur, India by the Nile -Egypt, Queen Elizabeth Hall for Alchemy Festival - London, Cervantino Festival - Mexico City, ICCR tour Guanajuato and San Louis Potosi- Mexico and John F. Kenndy center for the Performing Arts – Washington DC

She has also freelanced with noted danseuse Smt Anuradha Venkatraman in her dance initiative 'Unearthed Stories' in collaboration with IFA staged at Venkatappa Art Gallery – Bangalore. She presently tours with her on her new production "6 feet - land and us" Aruna was an integral part of a collaborative production Ariyaa that was staged in Bangalore in March 2019 Aruna holds a Master’s degree in Fine Arts under the direction of Natya Kala Acha¬rya Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam, in the concept of Natya Shastra, history and theory of Art dance. Aruna is the founder of Kala Kalpakshetra where she imparts training in Yoga and Bharathanatyam. She also curates "Anveshanam”, a monthly collaborative series with other artistes / art forms creating an interactive platform Email:

Jagadishwar Sukumar
Is a practitioner and performer of Bharatanatyam for the past 18 years. He  presently mentors under the noted danseuse Smt Ramaa Venugopalan, Founder — Lakshmi Kalaalayam, Bangalore. He has also attended Upadhye School of Dance, Attakalari.

Dance form: Bharathanatyam, Kuchipudi, Contemporary and Mixed Movements. Workshop’s attended: On Abhinaya by Guru Smt. Bhragha Bassell. Collaborations: Shruthi KP, Preethi Bharadwaj and Team, LTD, Aayana Dance Company. Performances:

• 'Ilamayil Thiramai' – Krishna Gana Sabha

• Shikshaka Shishya - The Kala Premi Foundation Bangalore (2021) • Gudiya Sambhrama – the Bangalore temple festival

• Tapas Natyotsava - Tapas Darshan Chennai

• The Kala Premi Foundation festival (2019) • Purusha Narthana • Nrithyaarpanam Dance Festival • Aayam Festival • Karnataka Sabha (Raveendra Kalakshetra) • Sri Ganesha Utsava (Bangalore) • Natya Dance Festival (Bangalore) • Inter Religious Meet (Bangalore) • Navarathri Festival (Ekambreshwarar Temple) Kanchipuram • Natyanjali (Mahadeva Temple) Alappuzha • Sri Ramanuja Vaibhavam Dance Ballet

• Sri Krishna Leelarnavam Dance Ballet • Sri Krishna Leela Dance Ballet • Beyond Borders • Santulan Dance Festival Awards and Accolades: • KANCHI NADANA MANI • BALATHILAGAM • KRISHNA VARAPRADA • KALATHILAGAM • KALOLSAVAM AWARD • YOUTH FESTIVAL OTHERS: Collaborated with the theater group Anima and Animus and performed the play “SHIVA” which was funded with a grant by ‘The India Foundation for the Arts’ (IFA).



September 10, 2022 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm(GMT+05:30)

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