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School of Kuchipudi

Vempati Ravi Shankar School of Kuchipudi is run by Priyanka Vempati to carry our traditional art form of Kuchipudi to future generations. Priyanka’s journey continues with a great zeal towards dance.

Vempati Ravi Shankar

The founder

Vempati Ravi Shankar was the fifth and youngest child of the great Kuchipudi guru, Vempati Chinna Satyam. He started learning dance without intimating to his father…

Dr. Vempati Chinna Satyam

The Guru

Dr. Vempati Chinna Satyam was originally from a traditional family of dancers in the village Kuchipudi, Andhra Pradesh. Dance intermingled in his life, at a very young age. .

Priyanka Vempati

The Director

Priyanka’s passion towards dance further directed her to the legendary Guru Dr Vempati Chinna Satyam and Vempati Ravi Shankar, from whom she received tutelage.

About kuchipudi

Hundreds of years ago dating back almost to the 14th century, an art form of dance drama was born. The themes of the dramas were mostly religious in nature and performed by groups of dancers leading a nomadic lifestyle. Often male dancers portrayed the roles of both genders in the ballets

About the School

The Vempati Ravi Shankar School of Kuchipudi is one of the greatest platforms in the world to learn and explore the art of Kuchipudi. It is the only school in the world to specialize in and teach the Vempati Ravi Shankar style of Kuchipudi.The school is now under the process of molding a new generation of artists, making it’s mark on the world of art.