Smt Meenakshi Sagar
Smt Meenakshi Sagar has imbibed various styles of bharathanatyam from different gurus. She learnt the Kalakshethra style from ‘Natya Poorna’ Guru Sri.J. Suryanarayana Moorthy, the Vazhuvurar Syle from ‘Sudarkodi’ Smt. Padma and the Dandayuthaani pillai style from Kum. R. Padma.
A versatile bharathanatyam artiste with over 25 years of experience, she has given numerous solo and group performances in India and abroad (Maldives, Singapore, France and Germany). Her dance is marked by extreme grace and her expressions keep he audience spell bound.
She has performed at
- Art festivals :
Chidambaram Natyanjali both solo and group performances, Perur Natyanjali, Minicoy Fest – Lakshadweep, Mamallapuram Dance Festival, Kutralam Saral Vizha, Ooty Summer Festival, Muthamizh Kalai Vizha, Nrithya Bharathanjali festival of Bharathi Nool Nilayam, Durgapur and the Pongal Dance Fesival of the State Bank of India, Arani.
- Sabhas :
Nrithyanjali Trust, Nrithya Ranga Trust, Mylapore Fine Arts, Nellai Sangeetha Sabha and Tamil Isai Sangam.
- Temples :
Rameshwaram Temle (Shivarathri Vizha), Brahadeeswarar Temeple Tanjore (Chozhar Vizha), Thiruchendur Temple, (Mahamaham), Rathnagirishwarar Temple and Palani Panguni Uthira thiruvizha, to mention a few.
- Various Corporate Conferences, Annual Meets and Govt. Sponsored tourism programmes.
- She has given various lecture demonstrations on Kuravanji, Thalam, Ashta Nayikas, Composers and the Paasurams.
- She is the Technical member of the Department of Education – Union Territory of Lakshadweep, for Classical Dance.