Contact Name: Meena Telikicherla
Meena Telikicherla is the artistic director of Nrityanjali, a dance institution in Gaithersburg, MD.
She is a dedicated teacher, performer, and choreographer, and has trained over 200 serious dancers in the past 24 years.
produced, choreographed, directed, and performed in the dance dramas (each title that follows should be in italics) Shantala, Malavika and Chidambaram.
production of Shantala was broadcast on local television.
accomplishments also include other television broadcasts on dance, lecture demonstrations at universities, and performances at the Smithsonian Institution
The State of Maryland honored Meena Telikicherla
as the Performing Artist of the Year 1991, and Montgomery County honored her
contributions to the arts in 1994 and 1996.
received an award for her
choreography in 2001 from the Maryland State Arts Council
, and was selected as one of Montgomery County's Most Talented Artists by Montgomery Community Television.