Smt. Sailaja Chaudhary is the Director of Sri Kuchipudi Natyalaya in Greater Boston. Sailaja is devote teacher and graceful performer. She has composed, performed and directed many Kuchipudi dance ballets,solos & group performances. She started ‘Dance for Cause’ to raise funds for charity organizations. She received dance training from Padmashree Dr. Sobha Naidu. Sailaja has been a professional Kuchipudi teacher for the last 24 years and has been performing for over 34 years. She has earned many accolades for her performances including – Singar Mani in Kal Ke Kalakar by Sur Singer Samsad. To add to her experience she also choreographed dance ballets, Deepavali and Katha kailika.
Education and Training:
She holds Masters Degree in Kuchipudi Classical Dance form from Potti Sriramulu, Telugu University of Hyderabad. She received Government of India scholarship for advanced training in Kuchipudi. She was awarded Natya Visharada from Kuchipudi Art Academy, Hyderabad.