Silambam Sydney Institute of Indian Classical Dance
Arunagmn@yahoo.com for all enquiries
Aruna Subbiah has been a disciple of the renowned Bharatanatyam artiste and guru Prof. Sudharani Raghupathy since 1984. At Shree Bharatalaya, Chennai, Aruna has trained in Bharatanatyam, Carnatic Music, Nattuvangam, theory of dance and choreography and had her Rangapravesam in 1991. She was a recipient of the Scholarship for dance from the Centre for Cultural Resources & Training (CCRT), Ministry of Human Resources, Govt. of India.
A talented dancer she has performed at various dance festivals including ‘Nritya Pratibha’, a festival for young dancers, hosted by Sangeet Natak Akademi, New Delhi. She has performed alongwith her guru at the various educational institutions in Punjab, U.P, Haryana and Andhra Pradesh as part of the concert tour organized by SPICMACAY. She has been featured in DVDs titled ‘Madura Margam’, ‘Madura Thillanas’ and ‘Navasandhi Kavuthuvam’, produced by Super Audio.
Recently, a DVD titled ‘Ganesha-Skandha Margam’, featuring a solo Bharatanatyam performance by Aruna Subbiah, has been released by Kalavardhanis.
Aruna has conducted master classes at Silambam (an alliance of Shree Bharatalaya) in Geneva, Switzerland. She has worked with visiting students from Colgate University, New York, at Shree Bharatalaya.
She is a recipient of the ‘Yuva Kala Bharathi’, ‘Bharata Kala Bhushana’ and ‘Bharatha Mani’ awards. A master’s degree holder in Mass Communication, Aruna worked as an arts journalist as well.
At present she pursues a career in Bharatanatyam as a performer, choreographer and teacher and offers classes at Silambam, Sydney – Institute of Indian Classical Dance, at Liverpool, (South-West Sydney) NSW, Australia.
Aruna Subbiah now conducts classes for children and adults in the Liverpool Area of Sydney. For all further enquiries and details please email her at email@example.com