About

Nrityapriya Fine Arts
Nrityapriya Fine Arts Inc., is a non-profit organization formed to provide a common platform for various classical dance forms from India. We promote accomplished and upcoming local talent here in central Indiana. We are a 100% volunteer run organization.

Board of Directors

President              
Rejimon Varghese

Vice President       
Rajendra Kedlya 
Founder & Artistic Director of Yaksha Hejje Schools of Dance. Dr. Rajendra Kedlaya is a scientist by profession and the guru of Yakshahejje, School of Yakshagana and Performing Arts has learned Yakshagana under the tutelage of Guru B. Sanjeeva Suvarna of Yakshagana Kendra, Udupi, Karnataka, India.

Board Members

Anindita Sen
Dr. Anindita Sen is the founder and artistic director of Nrityangan.  She has trained in the Lucknow gharana of Kathak for more than 15 years in Kolkata, India under the able guidance of gurus like Smt. Amita Dutt and others.   Dr. Anindita has performed and given lecture-demonstrations  in several cities in India, US and UK. 

Aparna Satheesan
Smt. Aparna Satheesan, Artistic Director of Samyoga is a young talented dancer who trained in different classical Indian dance forms like Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi, Mohiniyattom, Kathakali, Ottam Thullal, Kerala Nadanam from eminent legendary dancers like Padmabushan Dhananjayans, Smt. Vyjayanthi Kashi, Smt. Regatta Girija Chandran, Sri. Nelliyodu Vasudevan Namboothiri and so on.

Anitha Srikant
Smt. Anitha Srikant owes much of her success as an engineer to dance, making a mark through her imaginative performances.  Anitha started her Bharathanatyam training (an ancient classical Indian dance form) in Bangalore under the guidance of Guru KV Manasa (Natyasampada Dance school, student of Kalashree Radha Sridhar and Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam) for over 15 years in Pandanallur style and later started training with Shirisha Shashank (student of Sri.CV Chandrashekar Rao and Smt.Priyadarshini Govind) to enhance her dance career. 

Jwala Rejimon
Kumari Jwala Priyadarshini Rejimon, the founding member of Nrityapriya Fine Arts Inc.,completed her Arangetram in August of 2015 with her guru Smt. Mangala Anand, who teaches the Vazhuvoor style of Bharatanatyam. After the completion of her Arangetram, Jwala proceeded to learn under the esteemed Guru Smt. Savithri Jagannatha Rao, alumni of Kalakshetra College of Fine Arts and direct disciple of Guru ‘Padma Bhushan’ Smt. Rukmini Devi Arundale. Jwala also learns from the Kalakshetra Professor, Smt. Nityakalyani Vaidhyanathan, who was the disciple of the celebrated Abinaya exponent Guru ‘Padma Bhushan’ Smt. Kalanidhi Narayanan, for over 30 years.