Welcome to Kalabharathi School of Dance

Mission statement

The Kalabharathi School of Dance is committed to promote and present Bharathanatyam, an ancient South Indian dance form, through instructional classes and professional performances.

We aim to have a multi cultural approach to our presentations, so that audiences of all backgrounds may experience and enjoy this rich classical dance form.

Our goal is to promote this dance form as a cultural bridge so that we may share the peace and spirituality that is an integral part of this form of artistic expression.

Kalabharathi school of dance is a

Premier dance company

  • Celebrating its 21st year in oregon.
  • Approved center for Bharathanatyam certification with APAA, India
  • Award winning, sold out productions- many partially supported by Regional Arts &Culture Council.
  • Liasons with several renowned multi cultural groups in Portland.
  • Performances in and around Oregon and Washington
  • Over 60 students currently enrolled
  • Over 19 successful arangetrams
  • Curriculum includes:

• Certificate in dance
• Theory and practice from introductory to advanced levels.
• Opportunity to perform at several events.
• Individual attention at all levels

Open enrollment for all levels.

Kalabharathi School has two branches in the Portland area. Classes in each location is divided into three categories, beginning, intermediate and advanced.

Location 1:
12687 NW Majestic Sequoia Way,
Portland Oregon 97229
(503) 629-0354

Location 2:
Young Learners Preschool and Kindergarten
1800 NW 169th Pl
Beaverton, OR 97006
(503) 645-9292


SIVAGAMI VANKA (503-629-0354)