Mayura Academy is a school of performing started in the year 1990 by Venkata Ramana and Srivani under the eminent guidance and blessings of their parents Sri Damodaram & Smt Sarala. Both of them are specialized in traditional Kuchipudi dance form. Srivani is also an accomplished Veena artist and her husband Kapa Srinivasa Rao is also an accomplished artist in the percussion instruments of Mridangam, Ghatam, Morsing and Kanjeera.
The students of the academy are trained in the theoretical and practical aspects of the Kuchipudi dance. The academy has trained many students according to the prescribed syllabus of Telugu University and Central University.
The students are also provided training in various other aspects of dance such as stagecraft, makeup, nattuvangam and choreography. The academy also conducts periodical examinations, to bring out the competitive spirit in the students, for felicitating a symbolic growth in them by maintaining higher standards. The academy has branches at Moulali, Dr.A.S.Raonagar. Venkata Ramana has started branching out to Bella Vista, Burwood, Wentworthville and Westmead.