Shravanthi Pennathur’s love and passion for Bharatanatyam started at the young age of five under the tutelage of Guru Smt. Prabha Raghavan. With numerous years of training and support from her guru, family and friends, Shravanthi developed a glowing passion for this art form. This journey eventually climaxed into the completion of her Arangetram in 2014. Since then, Shravanthi has played an active role in the academy, performing in numerous shows and productions such as Rangoli, Brihu Garva Bangam, Padmavati Kalyanam and played the role of Sita in Sri Ram Katha in 2017. Shravanthi’s involvement with the arts continues to grow with the participation in Gaana Warriors, a university led Bharatanatyam dance team, training in Carnatic music under Smt. Archana Sriram and her continued commitment to teaching at Sri Sanskriti Dance Academy. Shravanthi also taught beginner-intermediate level Bharatanatyam classes at Vaishnodevi Temple and has led workshops at her university. While continuing to receive advanced level training, Shravanthi is also a trained lifeguard, lacrosse player and active member of the Pre-Law Society. Shravanthi graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a BA Honours in Political Science in 2020 and plans on pursuing a career in the legal field.
Priya Menon has been learning Bharatanatyam from the age of six. After 15 years of training, volunteering and performing, Priya completed her arangetram in June 2012. Priya has performed at numerous community cultural events, as well as major Sri Sanskriti Dance Academy productions such as Rangoli, Bhrihu Garva Bangam and Padmavati Kalyanam and Sri Ram Katha. She has been teaching at the Academy for over 5 years and hopes to continue her training under her guru’s guidance. Priya is currently working as an engineering associate at Baylis Medical Company, and enjoys.