Upasana Theater Arts

Upasana Indian Dance Company Upasana Peforming Arts Center, founded in 2003 by Sonia Chaudhuri, is the largest school of Kathak & Hindustani Vocal  in Tennessee. Their mission is to enrich the human spirit through dance and music, inspire through creative innovation, EMPOWER through art education and awaken the performer in every individual while building on the rich legacy of India’s performing arts. Upasana …

Danza Azteca Coatlicue

Honoring the Aztec Earth Goddess Founded by Julia Rivera and Alicia Leos, Danza Azteca Coatlicue is a colorful representative of Nashville’s Central American Community, combining rhythms and ritual dance in an effort to preserve a vibrant culture and educate Nashvillians about the richness of Latin American Heritage. The dances honor the Aztec Earth Goddess, Coatlicue, with its ancient traditions handed …

Stevie Rae Stephens

Ladylike Stevie Rae is a pop singer-songwriter whose powerhouse vocals, presented through honest lyricism and soaring melodies, create the perfect canvas for her message of empowerment and feminism. Past achievements range from reaching the top 75 contestants on American Idol season 12 to singing the National Anthem for the San Francisco Giants. With a BA in Recording Technology and a …

Nancy Youssef

Curves with Purpose. A (humble) Journey Nancy Youssef is founder and President of Curves with Purpose. She embarked on this journey decades before conception. As a students at Istituto Marangoni in Milan, Nancy saw her own family and friends struggle to find great, quality clothes that fit their shape. She knew then there was a dire need in the marketplace. …