Featuring Sophia Salingaros
Saturday, June 19, 2021 | 4.30 PM to 6.00 PM
Sophia Salingaros (Website) is one of the few non-Indians who have mastered the art of Bharatanatyam dance. She studied Bharatanatyam with Guru Dr. Sreedhara Akkihebbalu from the age of nine in San Antonio, Texas. Since her debut recital – ‘Arangetram’ in 2010, she has given many solo performances in the US and abroad. She is an ICCR Empaneled Artist and a 2013 Young Arts Finalist. Sophia studied Ballet at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow for six weeks under full scholarship in 2015.
Her special performance for Sruti will be streamed using Zoom..
At the end of the performance, there will be a live Q&A session with the dance students of the Sruti community where she will explain her passion and commitment to Bharatanatyam.
This event is free for Sruti 2021 sponsors. Tickets can be purchased by non-sponsors at Eventbrite.