There are artists that perform perfectly to a given repertoire; there are others that create repertoires. I am privileged that I am a part of a renaissance movement in Bharathanatyam - AK Srikanth
AK Srikanth is the Executive Director at Sai Shree Arts and the Producer and Author of its presentations. With a flair for discerning true artistry in innovation, he keeps the vision of the Sai Shree projects undiluted and balanced. He has also authored the stories on which 'The Prophet', 'YUDH', 'Soul Cages', and 'Music Within' are based. These stories that Srikanth writes convey profound philosophies with disarming simplicity. His work conveys an honesty that comes straight from the heart. Srikanth's inputs in the production however go beyond the story itself; many of his ideas have significantly influenced the music, lighting, and even the choreography. In a life outside the arts, Srikanth holds an MBA from USA and works for a major corporation in India.
Novelty in trying to create new concepts and yet being firm in not diluting the classicism - Rajkumar Bharathi
Rajkumar Bharathi, Chennai’s famous music composer is the great grandson of Subrahmanya Bharathi, the revolutionary poet and freedom fighter. From creating soul-searching classical music to actively engaging in artistic experiments, Rajkumar has demonstrated a flair for composing music for movement and dance. His repertoire of music ranges from pure Carnatic pieces to fusion and extend to commercial compositions for tele films and motion pictures. He has also collaborated with famous American singer/song writers to explore the universal themes of music across cultures. Rajkumar Bharathi’s composition for the dance theatre ‘Music Within’,'Soul Cages', 'YUDH', and 'The Prophet' have been received with great enthusiasm the world over.
Clarity in project requirement both musically and technically makes Sai Shree Arts' projects flow seamless. Having professionals like Savitha would motivate us to take up more such projects and do our fullest. - Sai Shravanam
Sai Shravanam is gifted with the unique ability of carving sound and bringing the best of its contours to the ears of listeners. Being a musicians himself, Sai Shravanam has engineered and mastered records for premier musicians and artistes which have received various awards and credentials internationally. Sai Shravanam's studio in Chennai - 'Resound India', is one of industry’s top recording facilities known for its world-class blend of technology with Dynamic Recording, razor’s edge precision in editing and crystal clear mix with a classical touch. Sai's work has most recently featured in the sound track to the movie "Life of Pi'.
I am energized by the creative freedom and excellence that are a hallmark of all of Sai Shree Arts' productions - Victor Paulraj
Victor Paulraj started his career as a set assistant to the veteran set and light designer Late Mithran Devenesan in the year 1981. In 1998, Victor started his own company 'Studio 7' and has overseen the production of over six hundred shows as a technical director. He has been associated with prominent theatre groups in Chennai including MTC Productions, Madras Players, ThespianEn, Masquerade, ASAP, EVAM and has served as the technical lead liason for international theatre & dance companies performing in the city of Chennai (including those hosted by the INKO Centre, Maxmueller Bhavan, British Council, and Alliance Francaise). He is the technical director for all events and festivals conducted by the 'Prakrti Foundation', an art and culture based NGO in Chennai for the past fourteen years, and has worked with them in over two hundred shows.