Stuti is a Bharatanatyam exponent based in Ottawa. Bharatanatyam is one of the eight major South Asian/Indian classical dance forms and a cultural treasure originating from the southern part of India, Tamil Nadu.Stuti has received rigorous training in Bharatanatyam since the age of 5. She has successfully earned her Diploma in Bharatnatyam from Kalamandalam Performing Arts and Research Centre, Kolkata in 2005. Stuti did her dance graduation in 2019 and following that Stuti continued her advanced Bharatanatyam training with the eminent Guru. Shri. Kalakshetra Amarnath Ghosh, (a Government of India, scholarship holder) Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi artist based in Chennai, India. Stuti is also trained in another primary Indian classical art form named Kuchipudi, originating from Andhra Pradesh, India. She is also trained in Nattuvangam, an art of rhythmic recitation to accompany dancers in Bharatanatyam.
In 2019, Stuti performed at the Ottawa Arts Gallery for an emerging artist showcase organized by eminent South Asian dancer Shri. Lata Prada from Sampradaya’s dance creations, commissioned by Canada Arts Council. She also performed at TEDx uOttawa and Parliament Hill events organized by senators and diplomats. Stuti had the privilege to be one of the dance jurors for the Ontario Arts council’s dance project grant 2020.
Recently, Stuti was awarded a Dance Fellowship in 2021 to be a part of Indian Raga dance productions, one of the biggest Indian classical dance platforms in North America, based in Boston, USA.
Presently, Stuti owns a dance school - Kalagriha School of Performing Arts in Kanata, wherein, she teaches beginners, intermediate, and advanced dance lessons to students.