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About Us

“Dance is the hidden language of the soul of the body.” – Martha Graham “Dance is a way of exploring life.” –Ramona Jacobs Dance is a performing art form consisting of purposefully selected sequences of human movement. This movement has aesthetic and symbolic value, and is acknowledged as dance by performers and observers within a particular culture. Dance in India include classical semi-classical, folk and tribal as categorized below: Shiva Tandav Bharatanatyam Kathakali Kathak Kuchipudi Odissi Sattriya Manipuri Mohiniyattam

Career Way

Hip Hop Dance Classes
Level Under-Graduate
Duration Varies from time to time, Flexible
Eligibility 10 + 2 or Equivalent
Entrance Exam Academy of Music, Dance, Drama and Fine Arts Entrance Exam, Gujarat University Entrance Exam, Nalanda Dance Research Centre Entrance Exam
Specialization --
Average Course Fee ₹ 3000/- month
Mode Regular
Goal Dance Instructor, Choreographer, Performer, Cultural Activist


Abhinaya Institute of Dance, Mumbai
Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi
Basant Natya Kala Mandir School of Indian Classical Dance, Hydrabad
Bharatiya Vidhya Bhavan, Bangalore
Bhatkhande Music Institute Deemed University, Lucknow
Delhi Dance Academy, Delhi
Government Music College, TripuraIndra Kala Sangeet Vishwavidyalaya, Chhattisgarh
ITA school of performing arts, Mumbai
Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra
Lourd Vijay Dance Academy, Bangalore
Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
Nalanda Nritya Kala Mahavidyalaya, Mumbai
National Institute of Kathak Dance (Khatak Kendra), Delhi
Nrityanjali Institute of Performing Arts, Mumbai
Punjab University, Chandigarh
Raja Mansingh Tomar Music and Art University, Bhopal
Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kerala
Sri Thyagaraja College of Music and Dance, Hyderabad
University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
Veve Dance, Mumbai
Visva Bharti University, West Bengal
Zenith Dance Institute Pvt Ltd, Delhi

Key Skills

Communication Skills
Interpersonal Skills

Career Prospectous

Dance Instructor
Cultural Activist
Semi-Theatrical Institutions like
TV Studios
Movie Studios
Films Division
Drama Divisions


You start with approximately ₹ 10,000-15,000 per month, whereas experienced ones can take home a sum ranging from ₹ 30,000 to 1,00,000 in a year. They can earn on an hourly basis and as per the performance. On an average pay per hour ranges between ₹ 500 to 5,000 that too based on status or recognition of the choreographer.


Role Models

  • Sonal Mansingh

    Sonal Mansingh is an Indian classical dancer and Guru Bharatanatyam and Odissi dancing style. Sonal Mansingh was born in Mumbai, second of three children to Arvind and Poornima Pakvasa, a noted social worker from Gujarat and Padma Vibhushan winner in 2004. Her grandfather was Mangal Das Pakvasa, a freedom fighter, and one of the first five Governors of India. She started learning Manipuri dance at age four, along with her elder sister, from a teacher in Nagpur, then at age seven she started learning Bharatnatyam from various gurus belonging to the Pandanallur school, including Kumar Jayakar in Bombay. She has "Praveen" and "Kovid" degrees in Sanskrit from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan and B.A. (Hons) degree in German Literature from Elphinstone College, Bombay.

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