Internationally reputed dancer Tanusree Shankar is the choreographer and the chief inspiration of the Tanusree Shankar Dance Company, which will perform March 13 at 6 pm in Foellinger Auditorium. The performance is free and open to the public.

Trained for seven years under Amala Shankar, she has developed a kind of choreography, which reaches out to audiences worldwide. Her choreography is not a combination of classical dances, but is outstanding and original, giving concrete shape to the music that inspires it and is based on the Shankar technique of  “New Dance,” following the path shown by Uday Shankar.

For more information on the dance company, please visit their website at