Madhura Bhrushundi

Bharatnatyam    New Delhi

Madhura Bhrushundi, a dancer based in New Delhi, has been training in Indian classical dance form of Bharatanatyam under the tutelage of (Padmashri) Guru Geeta Chandran for the last 13 years. She presented her formal solo debut performance, the Arangetram, in the year 2014. A recipient of the scholarship to Young Artistes, awarded by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India and a Grade B artist of the Doordarshan, Madhura is a senior dancer with her Guru Smt. Geeta Chandrans Natya Vriksha Dance Company. As part of the company, Madhura has performed in group choreographies for diverse audiences across the country. She has been a part of major productions at numerous festivals such as the Khajurajo Dance Festival, Sahitya Kala Parishads Youth Festival, Ganga Mahotsav, Uday Shankar Choreography Festival, Kalidas Samaroh, Naadaneeranjam Festival, National Festival of Creative Arts, Hampi Utsav, among several others. She has also had the opportunity to be part of dance productions that were presented at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in the august presence of the President, Vice-President and the Prime Minister of India. As a solo performer, Madhura has presented performances at various platforms such as the Amritanjali Mahotsav, 3rd Bangla Film Festival, Karur Natyanjali, Sai Nrityotsav, Delhi International Film Festival, FACE India International Women Leadership Awards etc. Madhura has also travelled with and assisted her Guru for Spic Macay lecture demonstrations to spread cultural awareness among the youth of the country, in schools and institutes across many cities of India. Madhura is currently assisting with teaching at Smt. Geeta Chandran's dance institute- Natya Vriksha, based in New Delhi. Apart from passionately pursuing dance, Madhura has also had an excellent academic record. She completed her bachelors in Economics from Hindu College, University of Delhi and went on to do her M. Sc. in Economics from the University of Warwick, U. K.