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Samskriti Foundation is a non profit arts organization committed to making the traditional performing arts of India, primarily classical music and dance, more accessible to the community, by presenting them in superior quality performances and providing the intensive training and education needed to appreciate these art forms.
Established in 1996 and based in Naperville, Illinois, Samskriti Foundation & Academy of Performing Arts offers year-round classes in Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi, Carnatic Music and Yoga. Its mission is to offer the highest level of training and personal development to each student. Through its comprehensive and holistic training program, the Academy strives to prepare young dancers for the demands of today's world.
In addition, regular performance experiences in the community give our students an opportunity to explore a variety of compositions, choreography, and dynamics. Samskriti Academy of Performing Arts is considered to be one of the country's finest arts education centers.
Samskriti Foundation reflects the legendary career and work of its founder-artistic director, Shoba Natarajan.