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The Institute

SSFA has been providing professional training in over 25 different art forms such as Bharatanatya, Kathak, Western and folk dance forms; Hindustani, Carnatic and Light Vocal music; Harmonium, Key board, Veena, Violin, Tabla, Guitar, Flute and such musical instruments; Drawing & Painting; Yoga, Teakando and Karate for over three decades. We also conduct language classes in Sanskrit, Kannada, English, Hindi, German and French; Abacus, Chess, handwriting and such training programs that aid in critical and creative thinking, leading to an overall Personality Development.

Our modules have been successfully conducted as workshops to executives and officers of different grades from companies such as BHEL, BEL, and HAL etc. We have conducted several therapy workshops for blind students and the differently abled. Our students and faculty have performed for the inmates of the central jail, apart from conducting programs for NGOs, orphanages and other charitable centres. Prof. Ranganath Bharadwaj has also formulated the Theatre Arts syllabus for various organizations, including the Performing Art Dept. at Christ University, Bangalore.


The institute has given platforms to multiple students and artists by conducting annual festivals, events and programs such as ‘Vijnana Vyjayanti’ annually, ‘TarangaRanga’ monthly, ‘Indian Classical Arts Festival’, and Children’s Classical Dance Festival to name a few. Recently, the institute organised ‘Sankranti Sadagara’, an Art Bazaar as CoVid relief for artists. Apart from performance, our deep interest in Art Academia & Research drives us in organising talks, seminars and symposiums in various topics of relevance and discussion of ideas with experts and stalwarts. We are also a centre for the Akhila Bharatiya Gandharva Maha mandali exams that hold exams twice a year in various performing art forms.

Recently his Kannada play ‘Ide ennuvudakkide’ was translated to Marathi as ‘Ahe manun Ahe’ and was released in Mumbai by popular Marathi actor, Prashant Damle. He was the organiser of the Akhila Bharata Gandharva Mahamandali examinations at SSFA, Vijayanagar, Bangalore

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