Odissi Dance School is founded by Manasi (Pandya) Raghunandan who has 15 years of performing, teaching and choreographing experience, is an exponent who has received "Bharatashree" award and national dance scholarship also. She has visited Mauritius, Spain, France, Nepal and Pakistan for official dance performances. She holds an MFA degree in Odissi dance & an MA in English, Alankar in Bharatanatyam, P.G. Dip. French, Kovida in Odissi.
Odissi dance school is in Vadodara & Bangalore. In Gujarat since 2005 and in Bangalore since 2011. The aim of establishing ODS was to provide an opportunity to the art-lovers and students exposure, training and education about this rich dance from through which the generation of today can also learn something about Indian culture, values and ethos.
Odissi Dance School is proud and feels the pleasure of also embracing foreign students who have been a part of the dance school family over past few years. Ms. Angelina Ukhanova & Ms. Eleonora Ukhanova from Russia, Ms. Aditi & Amruta from USA, Ms. Julia from Austria, Ms. Andrea and 11 members from Brazil, Ms. Marielle from France and Ms. Amanda from China had taken training from Odissi Dance School, India.
There are two wings: Teaching & training as well as Performing troupe. Odissi dance school provides options for Examinations such as "Diploma in Odissi", Certificate course, Workshop / Lecture Demonstration, Visharad / Alankar in Odissi dance.
Other dance needs such as costume, make up, ornaments, Odissi photo shoot, dance card / brochure designing, gunghrooh (gejje) etc are offered.
Odissi dance school performs at National & International level.
ODISSI DANCE SCHOOL
2973/A, 13th Main, C-Block, 2nd Stage,
Rajajinagar,, Bangalore - 21
Karnataka - INDIA
Land Mark: Maryappanpalya Bus stop, old jyoti bakery road.
Map & directions:
Website: www.odissi-bangalore.com (download enrollment form from the site & email back to register)
CLASSES ON WEEKDAYS OR WEEKEND. Any two days a week.
NEW batch starts from October 2012, contact at the earliest.