Sweta Ravisankar holds a Masters MFA in Bharatanatyam. She is a dancer with high passion and involvement in Bharatanatyam. Her discipline and dedication worth a mention. She is a recipient of the two year Senior Scholarship in Bharathanatyam by Ministry of Culture, Government Of India.
Sweta Ravisankar has grown under the tutelage of Bharatanatyam Guru Smt. Padmini Radhakrishnan of Soundarya Natya Kalalaya, Ghatkopar, Mumbai since 1993. Later, she pursued her passion with Guru Smt.Roja Kannan in Chennai from May 2009. Presently, she is in San Jose, California, USA, performs for different prestigious organisations , conducts Bharatanatyam and Nattuvangam classes.
After Arangetram in January 2001, she has given several acclaimed solo Bharata Natyam recitals under various prestigious banners in Mumbai, Dombivli, Pune, Satara (Uttara Chidambaram), Chennai, Pollachi, Coimbatore, Guruvayur, Bangalore and also in Natyanjali Festivals at Chidambaram, Kumbakonam, Thanjavur, Thirunallar, Nagappattinam, Mayavaram, Chennai. She has been perfoming for prestigious organisations in USA.
She has learnt Nattuvangam during her Scholarship period and has supported her Guru.smt.Padmini Radhakrishanan on Vocal and Nattuvangam on select occasions and has also accompanied Bharatanatyam Artistes on the Nattuvangam individually.
Her name has been enrolled in the South Zone Cultural Centre, Thanjavur ,Tamilnadu.
Selected by Tamil Nadu Iyal Isai Nataka Manram under the scheme of Promotion of Young Talented Artists in Bharata Natyam and performed in four different prestigious organizations in Tamil Nadu.
Recognition has come in the form of Awards, Scholarships, Prizes and Titles for Sweta apart from praise from critics and the press. Legends like Kalaimamani K.J. Sarasa, Padmashri Lalgudi Jayaraman and Dr. M Balamuralikrishna have witnessed her programs in Chennai and blessed her. Fortunate enough to perform before Pujya Guru Swami Thejomayanandaji of Chinmaya Mission and be blessed by him.
She has completed M.Tech in Biotechnology with Founder’s Scholarship under Cultural Track Record from SRM University, Tamil Nadu. She will be completing Masters in BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES in San Jose state University, CA, USA in June 2015.