Vyshnavi Korlakunta

Vyshnavi

Vyshnavi is a certified kuchipudi performing Artiste, mentor, educator and choreographer and a member of the International Dance Council CID ( The United Nations of Dance). In her dance journey of 12 years, having undergone meticulous training under her gurus, she performed on over 500 diverse platforms in India and abroad; won several competitions at regional and national levels; and received accolades and adoration for her performing abilities. Adding to the solo repertoires, she also played several dance drama productions portraying both male and female characters. Her skill in theatre arts adds to her abhinaya on stage. 

She is highly determined in taking the traditional art form to common audience and youth and thus performed and demonstrated extensively in rural India and educational institutes. With this interest of making traditional art accessible to the common audience, she started giving street performances and lecture demonstrations in Stockholm, Sweden which were well appreciated by the local audience. In addition to her academics, she is currently serving as the co-coordinator for Research and Development wing at Jignasa Interface Pvt. Ltd., an enterprise that exclusively works in the domains of art, culture and heritage.

Education

Master of Arts in Kuchipudi – University of Silicon Andhra, Milpitas, California- 2022 – 24

Diploma in Kuchipudi Dance, 2019 – Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad – First Class

10+ years of training in the Guru Sishya Lineage with Dr. KV Subrahmanyam & Smt. Sundari Srinivas

Intensively trained in Navarasa Sadana, actor training mmodule under Guru Sri G Venu

GURUS

Guru Smt. Gunturi Tripura Sundari

Vyshnavi was first initiated into Kuchipudi by ‘Natyaviasarada’ Guru Smt. Gunturi  Tripura Sundari, who has learnt from Gurus Sri Mahankali  at the Mathrusri Rajeswari Nruthya kalasala, Narasaraopet. 

With a diploma in Kuchipudi, she has been a prominent person in spreading this art form in the Palnadu region.  Apart from Kuchipudi, she is specialized in folk dance. 


 

 

 


Guru Sri Kaza Venkata Subrahmanyam

Vyshnavi was moulded  as a complete Kuchipudi danseuse by “DEVAPARIJATAM”, ”RAJAHAMSA”, ”NATYACHARYA” GURU SRI K.V.SUBRAHMANYAM, a disciple of  the legend Guru Sri.Dr.Vempati Chinna Satyam  and Guru Sri Chintha Adhinarayanasarma .

He holds Masters degree in both telugu literature and Kuchipudi Dance, M.Phil in Kuchipudi Dance and  a diploma in Bharatnatyam. He has also been awarded junior fellowship in 1999-2001 by the Department of Culture, Ministry of Human Resources Department, Govt. of India. Sri K.V.Subrahmanyam, is famous for his best compositions like Devistuti, Kamakshistuti, Annamaya krithis, Thillanas, Tarangams etc. He is able in declinating subtle naunces in Abhinaya, as well as Tala Variations in Pure Dance. Sri K.V. Subrahmanyam was awarded the Best Natyacharya Award by Kalanilayam, Chilakaluripet, AndhraPradesh. In the past 30Years he has performed all over the country and across the globe like Singapore, Thailand,  Andaman etc and trained over 300 students to be professionally certified dancers.

He  organized ’12 hrs Akanda  Annamaya Sankeerthana Nrithyabhinaya Yagnam’ for the first time in Guntur and released a book on Annamaya krithis on his research of Alimelumanga-a Danseuse, which was appreciated in and across the globe by all the art lovers.

 

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Awards and Honours

Member - the International Dance Council CID (The united nations of dance)

Vyshnavi Korlakunta is a member of the International Dance Council CID for the year 2022.

Kuchipudi natya prajwala, 2020

Awarded by Natya Vedam Kuchipudi Art Academy

Bharatiya natya mayuri, Kuchipudi, 2019

Awarded by Kala Nilayam, Chilakaluripet for winning in the National Level classical & Folk, Music & dance Competitions, 2019

Best all rounder of the college, 2020

Natya visarada, 2019

Bharatiya natya mayuri, Folk dance, 2017, 2015

Awarded by Kala Nilayam, Chilakaluripet for winning in the National level Classical & Folk,  Music & Dance competitions, 2017 & 2015