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Kuchipudi is the classical dance form from the South-East Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. As in all other classical dance forms of India, Kuchipudi is both interpretive and lyrical, making use of abstract dance sequences as well. Prafulla Velury is an accomplished Kuchipudi dancer, choreographer, Carnatic singer and Guru.
Odissi traces its origins to the ritual dances performed in the temples of ancient northern India. The quintessence of Odissi, as a dance form, is in its sculpturesque quality. Boston based Odissi exponent Mouli Pal is considered an enchantress on stage due to her breathtakingly captivating performances radiating with lyrical grace and intensity of emotions.
Odisha, on the eastern sea coast of India, is the home of Odissi, one of the many forms of Indian classical dance. Sensuous and lyrical, Odissi is a dance of love and passion touching on the divine and the human, the sublime and the mundane. Jayashree Mohapatra nurtures the ambition to bring refreshing enthusiasm into original Odissi culture and creating a hew horizon in this field.
Namita Aghi is a trained Classical Kathak dancer who has won many National Level Awards. She believes that dance is the most beautiful way to express oneself. Music and dance bring makes you feel alive, builds up self confidence and brings positive vibes in one's life.
Bollywood is the informal name given to the popular Mumbai-based film industry in India. Bollywood Dancing is one of the hottest dances around and is a fusion of tradional classical Indian dance styles with the influence of jazz, hip-hop and modern creative dances. Susmita Biswas has always had a love for dance in any form ...
Apekshya Panda is a professional Kathak dancer with 17 years of experience learning, performing and teaching. She began her training at the Bhatkhande Institute in Lucknow at the age of three and has since continued learning ...
Nikita Rao (Bollywood) [Schedule]
Nikita Rao is a Bollywood Choreographer. Nikitas unique dance style and choreography fuses a diverse repertoire including Indian classical styles, such as Kathak, Bharatanatyam, Bhangra, and Folk and Western staples including Hip-hop, Contemporary and Jazz.