MALAVIKA SARUKKAI – DANCER, CHOREOGRAPHER, MENTOR
Intense, extraordinary and luminous are the qualities that distinguish Malavika Sarukkai‘s dancing. With her artistic mastery and technique, she commands a presence on the world stage. She is acclaimed globally for her creative dance choreographies, which transport the viewer to the heart beat of dance, taking dance beyond specific geographies.
In recognition her choreographies Sthiti Gati and Krishna Nee are included in the core repertoire of the Juilliard Creative Classroom Resources, New York.
As a passionate path breaking artist from India, she has contributed a significant and large body of work. Her choreographic interpretations reflect the incandescent beauty of the classical language and the energized articulation of a contemporary mind.
Awards: Padmashree from the President of India, Central Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, Kalaimamani from the Government of Tamilnadu, Natya Kala Acharya Award from the Music Academy, Chennai to name a few.