Anuradha Naimpally is a Bharata Natyam dancer and educator. She is a recipient of the 2017 and 2020 Artistic Innovations Grant from the Mid-America Arts Alliance. She is a recognized artist on the Texas Commission on the Arts Touring Roster as well as a funded artist by the City of Austin Cultural Arts Division. From concert halls to universities and schools, Anuradha connects this ancient art of India to modern audiences of all ages through engaging performances. She is a recipient of numerous awards including a 2018 induction into the Austin Arts Hall of Fame and the Jacqueline LeMieux Prize from the Canada Council.