Saraswati dance troupe is the name of a dance troupe from Russia. Though it may sound strange to many, Natalia Frantsuzova,a Russian based dancer named her troupe after Goddess Saraswati, the Goddess of Arts.Natalia loves India and Indian culture.
She is trained in Russian folk dance and Hindi film songs. She has now teamed up with her cousin Kononov,a student of Kalakshetra in Chennai and they now teach Bharathanatyam to 70 students. These students will perform along with Natyakshethra founded by M.Senthilkumar.Besides Bharathanatyam, the students will also perform alarippu, jatiswaram and other items.