Megha P. Rao
An Accomplished and dedicated artist of Bharatanatyam in a revered Indian classical dance form. She has over 20+ years of experience in performance and teaching Bharatanatyam and have won many honors and awardsduring her career. She was an early achiever in the dance form and achieved national/state level recognition since high school. Have performed at widely watched public venues nationally and Internationally in India and the US and has been a performing artist on Indian National TV Doordarshan. As sole proprietor and Director she currently runs a commercially successful ‘Dhirana academy of Classical Dance’ based in Bentonville Arkansas, which trains 100+ students in the US every year.
She also works with school districts and other organizations to bring Bharatanatyam to the young and adult in the community. Her goal is to Bridge the gap between society and divine art form by inspiring, educating and guiding budding talent. She is collaborating with like-minded art enthusiasts in developing a mobile app to bring the ancient artforms to global audiences. Her performances were acclaimed for the Agile movements and the pristine purity of expression, helped by her intrinsic charisma and irreplaceable cheerfulness, create spellbinding magic, holding the viewer enthrall. She has diversified into American art forms such as classical Ballet.