Originally from Bangalore, India, Deepa was introduced to dancing at the age of 5. She has been continuously learning and has proved herself time and again on various dance platforms.

Having been trained extensively by Guru Radha Sridhar in Bangalore, Deepa has secured distinction in all three dance exams (Junior, Senior and Proficiency exams) conducted by the Government of Karnataka. She has performed her Arangetram(Ascent to stage graduation) successfully in 2001. She has also learnt from Guru Nandini Eshwar of Mysore and Guru Soundarya Srivatsa of Bangalore. She is also a trained Carnatic classical musician.

Deepa combines in herself a student, performer and choreographer. An assortment of these qualities won her awards and certificates, along with critical acclaim. With excellent communication skills and imaginative Abhinaya(expression), Deepa has been able to impress and connect herself to laymen and connoisseurs alike while performing. 


  1. Recognized as “A Grade” Artist by Doordarshan Kendra (National TV Channel), Bangalore, India

  1. Conferred the title “Sathya Abhinaya Sundaram” by Bharathanjali Trust in Chennai, India - November 2010

  1. II prize (Senior level Bharatanatyam) at “Vishwaroopa All India Fine Arts Festival” organized by Udupi Krishna Mutt, Udupi – December 2006

  1. I Prize in Bharatanatyam at VDS Academy, Chennai – Dec 2005

  1. “AryaBhata” Award in the young talent category on April 15th, 2004 (Bangalore) in recognition of excellent service in the field of Bharatanatyam

  1. I Prize (Senior level Bharatanatyam) at the prestigious All-India Dance Competition organized by Navya Nataka Samithi, Hyderabad - Award received from Dr. Balamuralikrishna – January 2004

  1. I Prize at Youth Festival organized by Bangalore University – 2003

  1. State-level merit scholarship of Karnataka Sangeetha Nrithya Academy, Bangalore for her outstanding talent in the art for the year 2002-2003

Deepa has performed extensively throughout India and abroad. She has rendered more than 100 performances – over 40 solo recitals, 10 dance ballets, 40 group performances, and 7 televised shows. She has also choreographed 3 dance ballets herself (“Krishna Leela”, “Navarasas in Ramayana” and “Vande Mataram – Dances of India”). She has delivered workshops introducing Bharatanatyam to foreign audience.  

Gifted with fine demeanors and expressive eyes, she is aptly etched for dance and has dedicated herself to the field of dance.