Welcome to Gaana Nritya Academy
GaanaNritya Academy, the centre of propagating Indian arts is creating awareness of Indian music and dance since 1994. As it is touching its silver jubilee, the institution has touched the lives and young minds of hundreds of children and has helped in moulding their dreams and aspirations with a living tradition of music and dance. GNA spread its arms of spreading art even to rural towns to promote the talented kids and help in bringing them to the mainstream, facing their counterparts in the cities.
GaanaNritya Academy was founded by the director, Guru Vidyashree Radhakrishna. Under her able guidance, the academy steadily grew and flourished across the coastal Karnataka, various other cities in India and abroad. With an intention to reach wider audience and spread the love for art, Guru Vidyashree has conceptualised and staged various thematic presentations appealing to the common people as well as appreciated by the scholars and art critics.
GNA has been imparting art lessons, primarily classical music and dance to multitude of seekers. Numerous students appear for the grade exams conducted by the Karnataka state board every year and qualify with flying colours. The Academy has many performers, teachers, doordarshan graded artistes, scholarship receivers, award winners to its credit, under the tutelage of Guru Vidyashree Radhakrishna.
Performing wing of GNA - "YAGNA"
News & Events
- New branch at Chilimbi
-Happy to announce that we have started new branch at Chilimbi, M'lore.
-This branch also includes classes on Flute, Keyboard and Drawing.
- Divya Bhat
Divya Bhat is awarded scholarship by Karnataka Sahitya - Nrithya Academy 2015-16
- Shravya B
Shravya B bagged I place in bharatanatyam competition conducted by Karnataka Government.
- Thwisha Shetty
Thwisha Shetty won 2nd place with silver medal in International Bharatanatyam competition held at Bangkok Thailand who was the winner National level Bharatanatyam competition held at Pune.
- Poorvi Krishna
In the state level Bharatanatyam competition conducted by Vasantha Institute Kundapura Poorvi Krishna won I place with gold medal in sub junior category
- Thwisha Shetty
In the state level Bharatanatyam competition conducted by Vasantha Institute Kundapura Thwisha Shetty bagged I place with gold medal in junior category
- Divya Bhat and Sharanya
In the state level Bharatanatyam competition conducted by Vasantha Institute Kundapura Divya Bhat and Sharanya bagged I and II place with gold and silver medal respectively, in senior category.
- NRITHYADHARA - Dance Series
Gaana Nritya Academy have started a new series of Bharathanatyam Presentations by the students of the Academy at Sullia, which will be held once in every 3 months at GNA hall, sullia.
The DVD "NRITHYAAKSHARAM" is released by Dr.M.Mohan Alva. The Video DVDs of Bharathanatyam Basic Steps are available at music shops.
- Branches in DakshinaKannada
The Academy has 9 branches in Dakshina Kannada (Mangalore, Puttur & Sullia) Click here to know more
- "Gaana Nritya Team"
We are Happy to announce that we have formed a new group "Gaana Nritya Team" with outstanding performers. The team performs various dance items according to the organizer's requirement.