Secured a scholarship from the Karnataka Sangeetha Nruthya Academy for Bharathanatyam at age 13.


Performed in Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow, Cochin, Madras with the troupe of Guru Lalitha Srinivasan.

Accompanied the group of Nupura as a nattuvangist and performed in Nithya Nruthya festival of dances, Bangalore,


Formal debut of Prasanna under the able guidance of Guru Lalitha Srinivasan, Bangalore.


Completed Vidwath (professional) grade exam conducted by the Karnataka Secondary Education Board and secured third rank.

Established Shanthala Arts Academy, a cultural institution in Bangalore to promote classical Indian arts.


Created a world record by performing a marathon bharathanatyam performance for 24 hours with live orchestra.  

Best dancer award from the Karnataka Sangeetha Nruthya Academy.

Continued advanced dance education under Guru Narmada, a student of Kittappa Pillai

Started to learn Kathak under the able guidance of Guru Mayarao, a student of Shambhu Maharaj.   

Represented State of Karnataka in the Inter state Cultural exchange program at Manipur, India

Represented State of Karnataka in the Inter state Cultural exchange program at Himachal Pradesh, India. Performed with Anjali Jay, famous movie star/actress/Bharathanatym Performer.


Organized a national level dance festival at Vijayapura, a historically important place 50 kms from Bangalore. Continued to organize these festivals till 1992.


Presented Kavya Kinkini a dance presentation of the works of Kannada literature.

II national Shanthala Dance festival at Kanakapura.


II national Shanthala Dance festival at Kanakapura.


Invited by Lasya dance company UK to perform in their dance productions

Prasanna was invited by the Arathi School of dances, USA to perform for their dance productions.

Performed in Indian temple Troy-Michigan, Phoenix, Arizona, Dallas- Texas for various cultural organizations.

Conducted dance workshops in San Antonio, Phoenix and Dallas.

Performed at Soorya Dance Festival at Trivandram with Guru Maya Rao


Prasanna leads his dancers & musicians group "Tribhang" and tours Switzerland, France, and UK.


Ms. Padmaja Patil, the first student of Prasanna performs arangetram in Bangalore

Presented Subhadra Parinaya for Alliance Francaise and Aurobindo Ashram at Pondicherry


Dance tour of Holland, France and USA with musicians.

"Subhadra Parinaya a dance production choreographed by Prasanna is performed under the auspices of Soleil D r of Paris and well received in France.

Arangetram of second student - Ms. Roopa Kodandram


Presentation of Srungaara Naayakaru at Kaivaara for Karnataka Sangeetha Nruthya Academy annual Festival

Organized and performed in Nandi Dance Festival

Conducts Arangetram of Ms. Shanti Nulu

Conducts Arangetram of Ms. Anupama Vishwamitra

Performed in Texas Dance Teachers Dance presentation conducted in San Antonio, Texas


Worked as honorary guru at Arathi school of Indian dances, San Antonio, Texas and conducted many arangetrams.

Presented "War and Peace  a contemporary dance presentation on drug addiction in San Antonio.

Performed Kathak & Bharathanatyam in Barsana Dham - Austin, Texas; Hindu Temple, Pittsburgh; Tamil association, New Jersey

Choreographed and produced "War & Peace" for Asia India Association.

Invited by Rangoli foundation, CA for the arts to participate in their dance productions. Performed in UCLA

Conducts arangetram of Ms. Sheetal Kanjee


Creates new dances - "Rasavinyasa" and "Gati Vinyasa" for the arangetram of Pulikeshi Kasthuri and Sushma Kasthuri

Invited by Hindu temple of Houston to participate in the symposium of dancer teachers and presented a talk on "Nayakas"

Arangetram of Second student - Ms. Vijayashri

Composed, choreographed and presented "Rasa-Gati” – through Pulikeshi Kasthuri and Sushma Kasthuri’s arangetram in Bangalore.


Choreographed "ParaBhakthi  a meta-physical dance drama for the Kumbhabhishekam of Hindu Temple in St.Louis.


Presented "Samarpan" - a depiction of Indian Freedom Movement - for India Association of Saint Louis, MO.

Presented "Avataara at St.Louis with artists from India.


Invited by the International Bengali association to perform at the International Bengali conference held at St.Louis. Presented works of Rabindranath Tagore, Nasrul Islam and other eminent Bengali poets


Presented "Maarga" - A complete set of Bharathanatyam repertoire

Presented "Thoughts" - A production based on collection of Indian literature

Choreographed "Silambu" - Based on the first Tamil Epic "Silappadikkaran" -  for arathi School of Indian dances

Presented "Anubhava Mantapa' for North American Veerashaiva sammelana based on 12th Century Veerashaiva literature from South India


Presenting "Karnataka Vaibhava" - A representation of history of Karnataka State through dance , drama , music for Ugadhi celebration

Om Ganesha - A production on Hindu Deity Ganesha

Journeys from India to Spain – An experimental Flamenco- Bharathanatyam performance

Anubhava Mantapa for  Annual Fund Raiser Event for Education organized by Kannada Kuta of Illinois.


Performed  "Ekalavya" in Bangalore in Venakateshwara Vidyalaya Festival, Satya's Festival, Indian Republic Day Festival in Indian Dance tour.

Performs in Asian Festival, Columbus, Ohio

Presents Ms. Shaon Ghosh in St. Louis's first arangetram

Presents  Anubhava Mantapa in COCA, St. Louis

Presents Rainbow I - a Solo presentation of English poems

Dec 3rd - Katha Kahe Kathaka


Performs in Diversity Festival - Marquette High school

Performs in Brick Library, New jersey

Performs in  Asian Heritage Week - Citi Bank, St.Louis

Presents Rhythm in Motion -  COCA

Participates in Bharathanatyam - Kuchipudi Jugalbandi presented by Kuchipudi Arts Academy


Works on Ameer Khusro's (12th Century AD) poems lead to Ms. Sumi's Arangetram

Works on Kannada literature leads to the arangetram of Ms.Anisha Gururaj

Presents Ms. Sneha BagavanDoss in a scintillating performance.

Visited France for Cultural exchange

December Season - Hamsadhwani Festival


Performed Ekalavya in Tyaga Brahma Gana Sabha – Chennai

Performed RAINBOW-II in Chowdaiaha Memorial Hall, Bangalore, Felicitated Guru Narmada

Organized Midwest Drama Competition - Nataka

Presented YAATRA - Library Performance Series performed in 19 locations

Performs  "Ekalavya" - Houston Kannada Sangha

Performs  "Ekalavya" - Nashville Temple

Performs "Ekalavya" - Atlanta Hindu Temple, Georgia

Performs RAINBOW-II - New Jersey for fundraising of ASHA

Performs "Ekalavya" -  Nritya School of Dancing

Performs RAINBOW-II  - Columbia Performing Arts Center (PAC) ,  Columbia, MO

Performs "Ekalavya" -  San Antonio, Texas - Arathi School of Indian Dances

Presented arangetrams of Mrs. Mrunal Desai – all the dances were created in Gujarati language

Presented Mrs. Divya SivaKumar – all the dances were in Tamil

Presented Mrs. Rucha Kharod – all the dances were in Gujarati.

Presented Call of the Flute - First ever Indian Dance Opera in USA



Performed in Oklahoma Tap Festival

Performed in Kaveri Kannada Sangha, Washington DC

Performed in Pittsburgh Hindu Temple

Conducted Arangetram of Vidya Mantrala, MO

Conducted arangetram of Chaitasi Nayak

Presented Call of the flute in Chicago - World Kannada Conference

Performed Call of the flute in St. Louis Indian Dance Festival



Performed in Nrityotsava - Omaha, Nebraska

Natya Conference - Baltimore, MD

Presented Baisakhi-Vaishakha in St. Louis

Performed Bahulya in History Museum

Performed Bahulya in 25th Anniversary celebration of Ananya, Bangalore

Directed Om Ganesha - a dance drama on deity Ganesh



Presented - Dance Musical - "FANAA" - based on Hindi movie

Gave Carnatic music concert in St. Louis and Columbia

Performed Kathak _ Bharathanatyam Jugalbandhi with Shila Mehta

Conducted Arangetram of Annuja Mathivanan - in Toronto, Canada

Conducted arangetram of Shalini Subbarao

Presented "Karnataka Vaibhava" - a dance drama on history of Karnataka - World Kannada Conference

Presented "Karnataka Vaibhava" - for Sangama Kannada Sangha of St. Louis

Presented "Zero" - a mathematical dance production on mathematician Aryabhatta