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Santnu Chakraborty [Bharatnatyam Exponent]

Santnu Chakraborty Bharatnatyam exponent

Qualification

Masters of fine arts in Painting from Delhi college of Art.
Trained in Bharatnatyam by Vibhushan Sonal Mansingh, also taken training from Smt. Geeta Chandran and at present taking advance training from guru V. Krishnamoorti.

Awards

"Rashtriya Ekta Award" In memory of Late Shri Rajiv Gandhi, by All India National Unity Conference, August 19, 2003, New Delhi

Teaching Experience

Teaching Painting in Gyan Bharti School, New Delhi. Presently teaching Dance (Bharatnatyam) in Sri Aurobindo Ashram, and Chittaranjan Park Bangia Samaj, Delhi

Visited as Dance teacher in Kala Bharati Montreal, Canada for three years

Also conducted workshops in Norway since 1989. Conducting workshop for last 7 years in Siliguri, North Bengal

Solo Perfromances

India

  • Sankatmochan Festival - Varanasi, 1994
  • Nataraja Festival - Mysore, 1996
  • Triveni Kala Sangam - New Delhi, 1996
  • India Habitat Center - New Delhi, 2000
  • National center for Performing Arts - Mumbai, 2001
  • Bharat Kalachar - Chennai, 2001
  • Salangai Natyanjali - Thiruchirapalli, 2002
  • India International Center - Delhi, 1996, 2002
  • Ramkrishna Mission Platinum Jubilee Celebration - Delhi, 2002
  • Uday Shankar Dance Festival - Kolkata, 2002
  • Mellatur Bhagwat Mela - Taniavur, 2003, 2005
  • Indira Gandhi National center for Arts - Delhi, 2003
  • HCL Concert series India Habitat Center - Delhi, 2003
  • "Udyana" Presents "Har-Har Mahadev" - Mumbai, Nov-2003
  • "Purush" Festival, Nehru center - Mumbai, Dec-2003
  • Natyanjali Kumbhakonam - Tamilnadu, March-2005
  • Natyanjali Chidambaram - Tamilnadu, March-1998,2005
  • Brahan Natyanjali - Tamilnadu, March-2005
  • "Trimurti" India Habitat center - Delhi, April-2005

Performances

Abroad

  • International Market, Arendal - Norway, 1998
  • International Cultural Museum - Oslo, Norway, 2000
  • International Market - Arendal, Norway, 2000
  • ISCON, Krishna Temple - Montreal, Canada, 2001
  • Sutra Dance Festival - Malaysia, 2003
  • Internatioal Market, Arendal - Norway, 2004

Performances with Guru

  • Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, 1990, 1991
  • In Europe - Germany, England, Holland, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Sweden

Performances with group in India

  • Yamuna Sharad Mahotsav, Himachal Pradesh, Oct. 2005
  • Renuka Mahotsav, Himachal Pradesh, Nov. 2005
  • Russian Center of Science and Culture Independence Day Celebration, 12 Aug 2005
  • Group Choreography Telecast in Doordarshan, 2005
  • 65th Bhagawata Mela, Mellatur, Dist. Tanjavur, May 2005
  • International Dance Alliance Narada Gan Sabha, Present Dasavtar, Chennai 2004
  • Delhi Tamil Sangam, Presants "Hari-Hara", 2004
  • Sharadh Vaibhav Festival by ABHAI and Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan Kala Kendra, fusion in Bharatnatyam and Manipuri theme "Hari-Hara", Chennai 2003
  • Habitat World Present, Guru Shishya Presentation, 2003
  • Katak dance festival, Orissa 1998
  • College of Art, Annual Art Exibition, New Delhi 2001
  • Adhya shakti pitham Annual Festival, New Delhi, 2001-2004
  • Sri Aurobindo Ashram Annual cultural festival, 2001-2004
  • Performed in a live Performances from Agra to Germany, under the Festival of Germany in India series, Agra 2000
  • The German television has also filmed these Group Choreographies, 2000

Experimental Work

  • Danced with National School of Drama 2nd year student, in there production' "Tridhara" Directed by Prof. Rita Kothari
  • Also danced with two other classical dance style Odissi and Kathak in a National TV channel Dance serial called "Tal-Mel".

Contact Details

F-1191, Chittaranjan Park
New Delhi - 110019
India