Dr.V.R.Devika is a consultant for Pathashaala, KFI, Vallipuram and has also taught at SS Jain College and VIT Chennai on culture. She was coordinator for Prakriti Foundation, Chennai 1998 – 2015 and Director for Education and Culture of the Madras Craft Foundation and its project Dakshinachitra Heritage Centre (1985 – 96). During this time, she headed a folk performing arts programme in education that had schools in Tamil Nadu engage seriously with folk artists. A school teacher (P.S.Senior Secondary School,1977 – 85, Mrs.Paul’s school 1974 – 77,), and is on the Advisory Committee of Avvai Home. Mentor of Rukmini Devi Natyakshetra, she has been on the Folk and Tribal arts and Puppetry Advisory Committee of Sangeet Natak Academy, Government of India. She has been a compere, interviewer and production assistant at All India Radio since 1974 and has done several television programmes as an interviewee, interviewer and a panellist. She is trained in Bharatanatyam under the legendary “The Dhananjayans” and has researched folk forms. She gives lectures on the theory and practice of the dance and culture of India. She is a well-known storyteller.