Gaura Nataraj Furdak
Photo by Karen Scheffers
Aleksey Furdak (1989, Latvia) started dancing during his early childhood. At the age of fifteen he receives private classes from Bharata Natyam teachers Dmitry Zmeyev (Russia) and Pille Roosi (Estonia) to become the first male Bharata Natyam dancer in the Baltic States. In 2008 Aleksey receives master classes from Raghunath Manet in Venice and basic Kuchipudi classes from Miet Bleyen (Belgium). Beginning 2009 Aleksey studies with Sri Devi Nrithyalaya in India. Aleksey Furdak was invited to join Samadhi Dance Company in the summer of 2008 and has performed in ‘Vizve’ (2009), ‘Bho’ (2010) and the award-winning ‘Saranágati’ (2011).