Geetha Ganesan and a Flute Artiste have jointly established UTTARAA CENTER FOR
PERFORMING ARTS (a unique Institution, exclusively training
students in Bharatanatyam & Flute) in the year 1999.
Ever since, there is an exponential growth for the institution
and the institution has successfully conducted its 9th
Annual Celebrations during August 2008 in Hyderabad. To know what The Hindu says about these two artistes please click here.
institution has produced several highly talented young
dancers and musicians in a short span of time whose
achievements speaks volumes about the institution.
achievements include CCRT Scholarship in Bharatnanyam
and Flute, prizes in music and dance competition, awards
from various organizations, solo performances, Arangetrams
fact, the institution has been termed as Kalakshetara
of Hyderabad by none other than the renowned musician
Shri Nookala Chinna Sathyanarayana.
rare combination of music and dance at the institution
has lead to the choreography of a highly innovative
item called “Wind and Earth” – Flute
Vs Dance, a unique Jugal Bandi in which a group of dancers
perform in a graceful rhythmic pattern in tandem with
the synchronized musical phrases played by a group of
The institution under Geetha's guidance today, trains students only in Bharatanatyam.
Some of the students from this institute
who won laurels both at various places in India are
Geetha Krishna, Rishika, Priyanka, Suvarchala, Sneha,
Arpita, Amrutha, Shrikari, Sushmitha, Amulya and Aditi.
To date, the institution has completed ten arangetrams of its students within a span of 12 years of operation.