Born on 6 January 1976 in Kuchipudi village in
Andhra Pradesh, Shri Kuravi Venkata
Subrahmanya Prasad received his training under
Vedantam Radhesyam, Vedantam Rathaiah
Sarma, and Pasumarthy Venugopala Krishna
Sarma at Sri Siddhendra Yogi Kalakshetram.
Subsequently, he received training in female roles
in Kuchipudi Yakshagana from Vedantam
Satyanarayana Sarma under the special training
programme of Sangeet Natak Akademi. He also
learnt Carnatic music under Pasumarthy
Venugopala Krishna Sarma.
Shri K.V.S. Prasad has performed extensively in various dance festivals including Sri Siddhendra Yogi Mahotsav, Kuchipudi; Kuchipudi Yakshagana Mahotsav, Udupi and Hyderabad; Visakha Festival, Vizag; and Hampi Nrutyotsav. He has played various character roles such as Satyabhama, Madhavi and Lord Krishna in Bhama Kalapam; Parvathi in Parvathi Parinayam and Narada in Vinayaka Chavithi. Shri K.V.S. Prasad has also got the opportunity to perform in the dance ballets choreographed by Vempati Chinna Satyam, Vedantam Satyanarayana Sarma, Vedantam Ramalinga Sastry and Vempati Ravi Shankar.
Shri Kuravi Venkata Subrahmanya Prasad is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for the year 2011 for his notable talent in the field of Kuchipudi dance.