Revered Gurus of Krishnaveni

Smt.Vempati Nageswari, director of 'Sri Vempati Venkata Narayana Kakatiya Nritya Kalakshetram', has been teaching Kuchipudi dance from the past 35 yrs. Nageswari garu is an exceptional teacher and has choreographed numerous solo dances and dance dramas....more..
Dr.Vedantam Ramalinga Sastry, is a respected teacher, performer, choreographer and theorist. He is conferred with the prestigious, Sangeet Natak Academy award in the field of Kuchipudi dance. He is also a recepient of " Ugadi Puraskar" from the State Government, fellowship from Human Resource Development (Govt of India), Doctorate from Osmania University of Hyderabad, Natya Ratna and Natya Samrat titles for his extraordinary contribution towards Kuchipudi Dance....more..
Dr.Yahsoda Thakore, to whom, the dance is life itself, is an exceptional dancer, teacher, choreographer in Kuchipudi dance and Vilasini Natyam. Her venerable guru repertoire includes Smt.Shobha Naidu, Dr.Vempati Chinna Satyam, Smt. Bala Kondala Rao and Smt. Swapna Sundari. Yashoda is a recipient of Doctoral Degree in Dance and Gold medal in MPA classical dance. She also co-authored the translation of book 'Nritta Ratnavali', a 13th century Sanskrit text into English ....more..