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Smt Sayani Nanda - D1066

Discipline: Kathak
  • US$ 40 per class
  • sayani.kathak@gmail.com
  • +91 7044114265
  • +91 9830583451


*M.A in Dance (Kathak) from Rabidra Bharati University, Kolkata

*Receipent of Senior National Scholarship by Ministry of Culture, Govt.of India

*Gold Medal awardee from Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad

*External Examiner for Graduation at Rabindra Bharati University

*Judgement at Youth Festival, State Govt. of West Bengal

*Empanelled artist of eastern Zonal Cultural Centre, Kolkata

*Skilled with the nuances of Kathak dance and all the three aspects of classical dance i.e Nritta, Nrtiya and Natya. Mastery can be seen in

Layakari(tempo variations)

Footwork : tatkar,ladi,rela,

Handmovents : Fluid and stylised

Bols: Uthaan,Aamad,Thaat,Tukra,Toda, Paran,Premelu,Tihai, Kavitt

Abhinaya: Vandana, Thumri, Bhajan, Kajri, Hori, etc.       


*Training : 27years of training in Loucknow school or gharana of Kathak from the maestros names to be mentioned of Pt. Birju maharaj, Guru Prof. Amita Dutt, Vidushi Saswati Sen, Vidushi Madhumita Roy, Smt. Upali Basu. Also trained in creative and Tagore School of Dance.

*Performances : 20 years of performing experience in different choreographic works of eminent performers as well as solos in prestigious platforms in India and abroad. Also own choreographies presented by the team Angkatha Dance Ensemble.

* Teaching : 16 years of teaching experience at own academy Chaturang Nritya Sadhna Kendra, guru's dance institute and also other dance institutes in Kolkata. Has taught students from outside India like USA, Switzerland.

*Choreographies : All in kathak style

Bhanushingher Padavali


Nritya Malika

Danuja Dalani

* Communication Languages: English, Bengali, Hindi