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 A consummate artist, hoba Natarajan has the unique distinction of acclaimed excellence in two classical dance styles of India - Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi. Shoba has played an active and important role in popularizing Kuchipudi and Bharatanatyam around the world. In addition to many prestigious performances all over India, Shoba has toured the United States, Europe, and Southeast Asia. She had the rare privilege of being the first Kuchipudi dancer to tour the former Soviet Union."A true daughter of her nation, the music and dance of her country are in her blood and that's why the language of her dance is so striking and impressive ... we had a meeting with high, genuine art." - Georgia (USSR) Times.Shoba's delineation of the two styles is characterized by meticulous adherence to their diverse traditions. Her dance is distinguished for its exquisite abhinaya (mime), flawless sense of rhythm, refined technique, and impeccable grace. Her performances are unforgettable for their spiritual depth, emotional range, sensitivity, and classical purity.Her work and accomplishments have led to numerous honors, dance awards, grants, and fellowships. These include the prestigious "Artists Fellowship" from the Illinois Arts Council, Chicago for the year 2000. Shoba is the founder and artistic director of Samskriti Foundation, an academy of dance, music, yoga, and allied arts in Chicago, IL.

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