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Kuchipudi Dance Workshop

July 1, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

ICCT Dance Academy
is conducting


July 1st to 31st , 2018

By Guru Hanumantha Rao Yelamanchili
Principal, Kuchipudi Dance Academy, Vizag, India


Guru Hanumantha Rao Yelamanchili Garu is a disciple of the legend, Padmabhushan Dr. Vempati Chinna Satyam Garu. He started learning Kuchipudi dance at the age of 18 at Kuchipudi Kalakshetra in Vizag under the guidance of Smt. Balakka. Later he went to Kuchipudi Art Academy in Chennai for learning further and mastered the advanced techniques.

Hanumntha rao garu has participated actively and performed many leading roles in ballets such as Srinivasa Kalyanam, Rukmini Kalyanam, Chandalika, Ramayanam, Haravilasam, Ardha Nareeswaram, Ksheera Sagara Madhanam, Annamayya, Kiratarjuneeyam and Gopika Krishna, which were choreographed by Sri Vempati China Satyam. These ballets were performed all over India as well as in the all the major cities of North America, Netherlands, Paris, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.

At present, Hanumantha Rao garu has been teaching in his Guru’s institution, Kuchipudi Art Academy, Vizag. He has conducted workshops in Hong Kong, Atlanta, New Jersey and Philadelphia in the last few years. He is currently touring with his students who are performing Sri Krishna Parijatham in several cities in the US. This is a good opportunity for students in and around Memphis to learn and master the advanced techniques under his direct supervision.


  • – Classes have started.
  • – Morning Session: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM, Evening Session: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (Option to choose any one session)
  • – Students will be evaluated first based on their proficiency level in Kuchipudi and will be trained accordingly. There will be separate sessions for different levels – beginners, intermediate etc. This is a golden opportunity for students to get trained under a reputed Guru like Sri Hanumantha Rao.
  • – Fee: $350 per learner/kid ($300 for subsequent learner/kid within same family).
  • – Kids have the option of continuing their training remotely from India (using Skype / webcam) after the workshop.

For additional details, contact:

Balaji : (901) 493-8201
Janardan : (901) 552-7060


July 1, 2018
9:30 am - 11:30 am
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