Shoba's dance is the perfect fusion of 'music, movement, and mine.'"
Education & Accomplishments
- M.A. Economics, Madras University, Chennai
- Advanced diploma in Carnatic vocal music from the Music Academy, Chennai.
- Conducted scholarly research into Tamil heritage in dance music at Annamalai University, Tamilnadu.
- Recipient of numerous prestigious awards, performance grants and artist fellowships.
- Co-founder of ‘Nritya Ranga’, a dance cooperative in Chennai, India, that has promoted and nurtured young dance talent since 1978.
- Founder and Artistic director of the Samskriti Foundation in Chicago, Illinois (USA)
Awards & Honors
Shoba Natarajan wins the prestigious 'Natyashree' award for her outstanding contribution to Indian classical dance in the United States
A chance to connect with Brazil....
gAyiyE gaNapathi - Kuchipudi performance by Shoba's students who attended her workshop in Sao Paulo.