Kum. Sweta Ravisankar holds a masters degree in Fine Arts - MFA - in Bharatanatyam. She is a dancer with high passion and involvement in Bharatanatyam. Her discipline and dedication worth a mention. She is a recipient of the two year Senior Scholarship in Bharathanatyam by Ministry of Culture, Government Of India.
Kum. Sweta Ravisankar has grown under the tutelage of Bharatanatyam Guru Smt. Padmini Radhakrishnan of Soundarya Natya Kalalaya, Ghatkopar, Mumbai since 1993.
She is pursuing her passion with Guru Smt.Roja Kannan in Chennai from May 2009.
After Arangetram in January 2001, she has given more than 100 recitals - more than 70 acclaimed solo Bharata Natyam recitals under various prestigious banners in Mumbai, Dombivli, Pune, Satara, Chennai, Pollachi, coimbatore, Guruvayur.
Recognition has come in the form of Awards, Scholarships, Prizes and Titles for Sweta apart from praise from critics and the press.
Legends like Kalaimamani K.J. Sarasa, Padmashri Lalgudi Jayaraman and Dr. M. Balamuralikrishna have witnessed her programs in Chennai and blessed her; She is fortunate enough to have performed before Pujya Guru Swami Thejomayanandaji of Chinmaya Mission and be blessed by him.
Born in 1986, she is a B.Tech graduate in Biotechnology from D.Y.Patil Institute of Biotechnology, Navi Mumbai. She is presently in Chennai. She has the experience of working in the Research & Development department of Life Cell International Pvt. Ltd., a stem cell research company.
She has been awarded the Founder’s Scholarship under Cultural Track Record into M.Tech , Biotechnology by SRM University, Kattankulathur,Tamil Nadu, and will be completing the course in June 2011.