Shankarananda Kalakshetra is a premier centre in Hyderabad for the classical arts. Shankarananda Kalakshetra offers comprehensive and in depth training in Bharatanatyam from beginner through professional levels.

Training is given in the exacting Kalakshetra style of Bharatanatyam. Classes are presently conducted at three centres , and are held twice a week.

The coursework includes both theory and practical aspects.

Students are trained in the practical aspects of Bharatanatyam, its theory, talam, history, legend and myths , and philosophy . Senior students are also taught, Nattuvangam and choreography. Other course offers include an annual summer intensive, invitations to performances, and exposure to world-class artists and performances The full course leading to a confident solo performer takes 8-10 years to complete and aims to create fully developed dancers who can perform with artistic virtuosity worthy of acclaim.

A fully trained student of Shankarananda Kalakshetra is capable of being an excellent performer, a good teacher and choreographer. The duration of the program depends on the age the student starts, student ability and level of commitment.

Admissions : Students will only be admitted into the program with the approval of the Artistic Director. Traditionally, new students join on Vijayadasami, an auspicious day in the Hindu calendar. Admissions are accepted thrice a year : July, Vijayadashami day of every year, and January. Minimum age for joining is 7 years of age.

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Class Locations
  • Film Nagar, Jubilee Hills
    C 52 Road 10 Film Nagar, Jubilee Hills
    Hyderabad 500096

    Contact 91-40 23542378/23548384
    Junior classes on Wednesday and Friday at 6.30 pm
    Senior classes on Monday and Thursday at 6.30 pm

  • Keyes High School, Secunderabad
    St Johns Road
    Secunderabad, 500025

    Classes on Tuesday at 5 pm and Saturday at 4 pm
    Mrs Neeraja +91 9866128917

  • My Home, Madhapur
    3rd Floor, Club House,
    My Home Navadhweepa, Madhapur

    Contact Ms Sneha Magapu + 91 9989101048
    Classes on Tuesday and Wednesday at 5.30 pm