"Her feet strike the floor like thunder claps. Her face and form take the viewer through every possible emotion until the viewer and dancer are almost one"  Kassandra Sterling, Portland DownTowner.

"Raman is an elegantly musical dancer, vocalist Prema Ramamoorthy's voice possesses uncommon color and flexibility. They play off each other like two fine jazz musicians. Watching improvisation of this caliber is an unalloyed pleasure."  The Oregonian.

TRADITIONAL TO THE CONTEMPORARY.......

TAAP Award Reception November 2015 Salem Library
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Receiving the TAAP award from Eliza Canty Jones, Oregon Historical Society
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With Rikki Saltzman, Director UO Folklife Program
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With Brian Rogers, Director Oregon Arts Commission

Book release ceremony Portland's5 Centers for the Arts May 2015, supported by OAC Fellowship award.
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With Brian Rogers, Executive Director, Oregon Arts Commission & Robert Bucker, Dean, College of Theater & Arts, Portland State University.

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Raman performing with New York based Drummer and MacArthur genius fellow Dafnis Prieto and Indian Ghatam maestro SV Ramani
Winningstad Theater, Portland's5 Centers for the Performing Arts 2014
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Scenes from Sangamam at the Newmark Theater, Portland's5 Centers for the Performing Arts, April 2014
        
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Scenes from Jayanthi Raman's Sampradaya 2012 performed to full house audience at Walter Arts Cultural Center, Hillsboro, OR
               
                
Pung Drummer from Manipur, India: Scenes from Jayanthi Raman's Shrishti 2010 performed to full house audiences on US tour
         
Scenes from Jayanthi Raman's Shrishti 2010 performed to full house audiences on US tour


Scene from Natyanjali dance concert 2008


Scene from Natyanjali dance concert 2008

  
Raman as Andal in Krishna Bhakti dance ballet 2006


Scene from Krishna Bhakti dance ballet 2006

Ramya as Meera in Krishna Bhakti dance ballet 2006

Ramya as Meera in Krishna Bhakti dance ballet 2006


Scene from Gajamukha 2004 dance ballet


Scene from Gajamukha 2004 dance ballet


Scene from Gajamukha 2004 dance ballet Chennai, India


Scene from Gajamukha 2004 dance ballet


Dignitaries at Gajamukha premier, Chennai, India


Lyric/music composers at Gajamukha premier, Chennai, India


Scene from Gajamukha 2004 dance ballet


Scene from Gajamukha 2004 dance ballet


 

Solo dance Kapali Fine Arts, Chennai, India 1993 - Guru J Venkatachalapathy Nattuvangam