Dr.Vasundhara Doraswamy

Dr.Vasundhara Doraswamy - Director of VPAC Mysore is a Danseuse par excellence, versatile choreographer of repute and a venerated guru of Bharatanatyam, hails from the princely city of Mysore and has turned very much a phenomenon in the Indian Classical dance scenario over the past five decades and more of her career.

Vasundhara is one of the pioneer disciples of renowned Shri Pattabhi Jois from Mysore in Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, and has earned a Phd for her research and thesis on the correlation between Yoga and Bharatanatyam. She is the youngest recipient of the ‘Karnataka Kala Tilak’ the prestigious award from the Karnataka Sangeetha Nrithya Academy and has a post-graduate degree in Folklore and is a consummate exponent of the martial arts of ‘Tang-ta’ and ‘Kalarippayattu’ which vouches highlighting her multidisciplinary achievements.

Vasundhara is a visiting Guest Professor at Alabama University in the US where she spends 4 summer months every year. She was conferred the Honorary Citizen of Louisville and a Lifetime Achievement Award this summer by the Mayor of Louisville, USA.

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