Shriya Srinivas has been under the tutelage of Guru Sridevi Ajai Thirumalai since the tender age of 5. She performed her Arangetram in June 2012 and Guru and student were praised immensely for the Margam chosen for the Arangetram. Shriya was praised equally for both her Nritta and Abhinaya skills. The past 13 years with Guru Sridevi has instilled in Shriya an immense love for the Bharathanatyam dance form and she continues to learn with immense passion.
Shriya has participated and won in local dance competitions in the New England area and at the Cleveland Thyagaraja Aradhana Festival. Shriya has given many solo, duo performances and participated in group productions from her dance school in USA and India. She has attended dance workshops conducted by eminent dance teachers such as Guru Bragha Bessell, Guru Rama Vaidyanathan, Guru Indira Kadambi, Gurus Roja Kannan and Priya Murle and the Natyashastra workshop by Sri Pappu Venugopala Rao.
She is also a student of Carnatic Vocal Music with Guru Tara Bangalore for the past 12 years. Shriya is an honors student and senior at Shrewsbury High School, Massachusetts, USA. Shriya is very passionate about dance and with the blessings of her Guru, hopes to continue to explore its vast horizons in the years to come.