dedication to creating a better multi cultural community has been supported
by the Orange County Performing
in conjunction with the Orange County Department of
a roster artist of the 'The
Center's Arts Teach'
program since its inception in 1989, she has
been sharing her art in a very unique way with thousands of school children
in Orange County (click on link for program / booking info)
In 2002 Disney
included her as one of nine featured artists
neighborhood school districts. Accompanied by Rusty Gillette, she introduces
them to Bharata Natyam, percussion, rhythms and story telling.
Through the 'Arts Connect'
program, she conducts workshops and residencies throughout the Southland.
Ramya also works on
similar programs through the Children's Creative Project
California and the Center
for World Music
, San Diego. She has been a guest instructor at
University of California, Irvine
for several quarters and since
1993 has presented lecture demonstrations bi-annually at the San Diego