Born on 2 July 1978 in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, Shrimati Lakshmi Parthasarathy
Athreya has trained in Bharatanatyam under the guidance of Shrimati Chitra
Visweswaran at the Chidambaram Academy of Performing Arts in Chennai.
Shrimati Lakshmi Parthasarathy Athreya is among the prominent Bharatanatyam exponents of her generation. Shrimati Lakshmi Parthasarathy Athreya has been featured in programmes presented by important Sabhas in South India and has also performed extensively in the various prestigious dance festivals in other parts of the country such as Kinkini Festival, Soorya Festival, ICCR's Horizon Festival, Konark Festival, Mahabalipuram Festival and Nrityotsav organized by the Sangeet Natak Akademi. She has also travelled to the U.S.A., Australia, Sri Lanka and France for performances. She has also participated in several productions of her Guru and performed at the various prestigious festivals within the country and abroad. She has also choreographed numerous thematic productions including Kodhai Alwar and received wide acclamation.
Shrimati Lakshmi has been honoured with several awards including Rohini Krishna Award conferred by Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, Yuva Kala Bharati awarded by Bharat Kalachar and Natya Kala Rathna conferred by Rasika Ranjani Sabha.
Shrimati Lakshmi Parthasarathy Athreya is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for 2013-2014 for her notable talent in the field of Bharatanatyam.