Ms Shantha Ratii is a dancer, teacher, choreographer, cultural activist and file maker. She had exclusive training under the most eminent dance gurus of India and Singapore. Ms Shantha Rati is in fact, one of the leading Kuchipudi danseuse today.
Other than directing her energy towards promotion of Kuchipudi through her innovative works and the Antara Foundation which she has instituted for the promotion of Indian performing and visual arts, Ms Shantha has been performing in all major dance festivals in India and abroad to critical acclaim.
The stage is not the only place where she dazzles. She has scripted and directed several TV documentaries. Shantha Ratii’s avant-garde vision continues to extend the boundaries of Kuchipudi and she would now like to dedicate the next phase of her artistic journey to establishing this dance form in Singapore where it is relatively under-represented