Archana Narayanamurthy is the disciple of illustrious Nattuvanar , Teacher,Choreographer Sri PANDANALLUR S PANDIAN . She had her basic training and completed her Arangetram under the guidance of Ms P. Suryakala International Dance Director of Temple of Fine Arts Founded by His Holiness Swami Shantanand Saraswathi .
As an accomplished dancer amongst the younger generation Archana has been performing for more than 2 decades in various sabha’s in Chennai , festivals in India and Abroad . Archana educationally is a lawyer, studied Bachelor of Law from Dr Amedkhar Law University and master of law from Annamalai University. On the artistic side she has perused her master’s in Bharatanatyam.
She is the Managing trustee of Pandanallur School of Arts training budding talents in Chennai . Her intense teaching draw’s many students from overseas for advance learning. She is the trustee of Marudha Natyanjali conducting Natyanjali dance festival every year on Mahashivaratri day at Mahalingaswamy temple tiruvidaimarudur . With the blessings of the cosmic Lord Nataraja aims to travel a long way in field of art and create a niche for herself .
Archana Narayanamurthy train’s students in traditional Pandanallur style of bharatanatyam. Following the footsteps of the Guru shisya’s with passion and persistence excel in solo performing. Maiden Salangai Poojai and Arangetram of her disciple was performed in 2004&2008 respectively. The students give solo performances in Chennai sabha’s have participated in many competition including the district, state level and won prizes and appreciation.
March 28th - performance at Madurai music college pasumalai
April 15th - Nattuvangam for disciple kum Anvitha mohankumar at Natarajar temple Chidambaram
May 2nd 6.30 pm - Salangai poojai of disciple kum Kavya Sreekumar at vani mahal Sri Obul reddy hall tnagar chennai
May 12th 6 pm - Arangetram of disciple kum Sugaashini Rajkumar at Vani Mahal Sri Obul Reddy hall
May 18th 6.30 pm - Salangai poojai disciple kum .Sai Aradana Subramanyam at Vani Mahal Sri Obul Reddy hall
May 27th 6.30 pm - Salangai poojai disciple kum Varshini Vijayakumar at Vani mahal Sri Obul Reddy hall