About

Shruthi K.P. is a television actor, dancer and choreographer. A disciple of Guru Ashok Kumar and Guru Sreedevi Unni, she holds a diploma in contemporary dance and mixed media from Attakallari Center for Movement Arts. A graded artist by Doordarshan, She holds an MFA in dance from Bharatidasan University and is now the director at Taamara. She has also been awarded the prestigious titles of Nrithya Jyothi by Devadasi Nrithya Mandir and Nruthya Shiromani by Utkal Yuva Sanskrutik Sangh.


OBJECTIVE

To broaden the horizons of the audiences’ mindset about Indian classical dance through performance, guidance and learning.


EDUCATION

YEAR

DEGREE

INSTITUTION

UNIVERSITY

APRIL 2004

B.COM

Christ College

Bangalore University

June 2006

M.A [Eng Lit]

Jyothi Nivas College

Bangalore University

May 2005

Dance Junior

Natyanjali

Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board

May 2007

Dance Senior

Natyanjali

K.S.E.E.B

2009-2010

Diploma in Movement arts and Mixed Media

Attakkalari Centre

Private

2013-2015

M.F.A

Kalai Kaviri

Bharathi Dasan

ACHIEVEMENTS

YEAR

HONOUR

VENUE

ORGANIZATION

2008

Grade ‘B’ artist

Bangalore

National Broadcast: Doordarshan

2011

Nruthya Jyothi

Naveen Kalakaar Orissa

Devdasi Nruthya Mandir

2012

Nruthya Shiromani

Cuttack Mahotsav Orissa

Utkal Yuva Sanskrutik Sangh

2012

Felicitation

A.D.A rangamandira Bangalore

Natyanjali trust

POSITIONS HELD

  • English lecture, Jain College, Bangalore 2006-2008
  • Acted in Kannada television serial “SOSE THANDA SOVBHAGYA” 2011 - 2012 

PRESENT POSITION

  • Artistic Director, Taamara Dance Centre, Bangalore
  • Dance Teacher, Monisha Arts, Bangalore

ACTIVITIES

  • Bharatanatyam under Yuva Kala Bharathi Guru Ashok Kumar for more than a decade
  • Mohiniattam under Karnataka Kalashree Guru Sreedevi Unni for more than a decade
  • Bharatanatyam Rangapravesha at  ADA Rangamandira in May 2008
  • Mohiniattam Guru Vandane at Seva Sadan in 2011
  • Qualified Senior Bharatanatyam exam under Karnataka Education Board
  • Mohiniattam internship with Central Academic  Winner Guru Nirmala Panicker
  • Diploma Graduate(with honors) from Attakkkallari center for movement arts
  • Co-Administrator of the popular  Mohiniattam Facebook Group LAASYATARANGINI
  • Post Graduation  in English Literature(M.A)
  • M.F.A under Kalai kaviri affiliated to Bharathidasan University (2013-2014)
  • Basic  knowledge of related arts: Kalaripayittu|Yoga|Carnatic music |Indian mythology