At a distance of 13 Kms from Chennai Central Railway Station (in Thiruvanmiyur), Kalakshetra is a cultural academy that focuses on preserving conventional Indian dance. Based by Rukmini Devi Arundale in 1936, Kalakshetra now turned an establishment devoted to classical dance, music, conventional textile designs and weaving.
With a 100-acre campus in Thiruvanmiyur in South of Chennai, Kalakshetra has college students from all over the world who’re educated within the historical gurukul system. Through the years, Kalakshetra has additionally targeted on selling historical cultural traditions of India.
The theater throughout the Kalakshetra is constructed in response to the Natya Shastra. The institute conducts analysis into works of a number of famend Sanskrit students to stage dance productions, not just for an Indian viewers but in addition for main world theaters.