Kalakshiti Performing Arts Company Inc. (Kalakshiti) is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization to preserve and promote Classical art forms of India. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has recognized Kalakshiti as exempt from Federal Income tax under section 501 (c)(3) of IRS Code.


Also it is classified as public charity under section 509 (a)(2) of IRS code. Contributions to the organization are tax deductible under section 170 of the code and are qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfer of gifts under section 2055, 2106, and 2522 of the IRS code.



Kalakshiti Strives to bring forth awareness of India’s art and cultural heritage to Central Indiana region. Specifically, Kalakshiti aims to propagate classical and contemporary performing arts (Dance, Drama and Music) of India by reaching out to the community through public performances, educational presentations, workshops and collaboration with other organizations. It also aims to enrich the community by increasing the access to performing arts of India.


Recent Community Outreach Programs

  • Biennial Kalakshiti Production

  • Annual Indy International Festival

  • Bharatanatyam Workshop @ Fishers Library

  • Performance @ Vincennes University

  • Lecture/Demonstration @ Bloomfield Library

  • Demonstration @ local community schools


    Board of Directors

    Sunita Yogananda, Artistic Director
    Yogananda Gorur, President
    Sath Annamalai, Director
    Dhiman Chatterjee, Director
    Sudhakar Mamidipalli, Director