Atlanta, GA: Natyam Arts Academy student and disciple of Preeti Vinayak, 10-year-old Maitri Sridhar, won 2nd place in Saptami Foundation’s Bharatanatyam Solo National Level competition in the sub-junior category. The competition was held at the Mesquite Arts Center in Dallas, TXon November 21st.
Leading up to this, regional level competitions were held by Saptami in various cities, includingAtlanta, and national qualifiers from all regions were invited to compete inDallas.
Maitri has been learning Bharatanatyam from Ms. Vinayak since the age of 5 and counts dancing as one of her favorite activities. She is also a student of Carnatic music and classical piano.
A 5th-grader at Kittredge Elementary School, Maitri enjoys outdoor adventures, playing sports and reading mystery books.