Monday, August 13, 2007

About Prof. C V Chandrasekhar

Prof. C V Chandrasekhar and Jaya Chandrasekhar will tour the US in August-September 2006. This visit has been sponsored by the Young Indian Culture Group, NY. Their tour is truly a golden opportunity for dance-lovers and students in the US to experience the wisdom and artistry of India's greatest Bharatanatyam dancers.

C V Chandrasekhar, one of India's senior most Bharatanatyam dancers was trained at the internationally renowned Kalakshetra in Chennai under the mentorship of Rukmini Devi Arundale. He has imbibed from his mentor the best of Indian art, culture and aesthetics. He served the Banaras Hindu University and M. S. University of Baroda and retired as the Head and Dean of the Faculty of Performing Arts of M S University of Baroda.

C V Chandrasekhar is a multi faceted personality being a dancer, choreographer, researcher, musician, academician, composer and highly acclaimed teacher of Bharatanatyam. He has been performing for the past six decades in India and all over the globe and is invited by many dancers the world over to teach and to choreograph. A much revered dancer in his seventies, his presentation of Bharatanatyam technique is at its finest and continues to be an inspiration for all dancers.

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