Aditi Mangaldas Dance Company, the Drishtikon Dance Foundation has been established with a vision to look at tradition with...
Aditi Mangaldas Dance Company, the Drishtikon Dance Foundation has been established with a vision to look at tradition with a modern mind, to explore the past to create a new, imaginative future. The dance company aims to achieve excellence and virtuosity in the rich classical Indian dance form of kathak, as well as encourage the spirit of innovation. In doing so, we seek to challenge established norms and develop the courage to dance our own dance, while at the same time being informed about the heritage, cultures, influences and language of other dance styles and forms, viewpoints and ideas.
I have 25 years of teaching experience and recently completed my tenure in Korea .The creativity & art flows in my blood...
I have 25 years of teaching experience and recently completed my tenure in Korea .The creativity & art flows in my blood as my great artist father (fine arts) Late Sh Ramesh Dabral, Who was the batch mate of the renowned artist Mr. M.F.Hussainin J.J Collage of art, Bombay. Professional Trainings. Disciple of Guru Rajendera Gangani of Jaipur Gharana. I started my dance training at a tender age of 11 years under the guidance of Eminent preceptor Guru Bansilal ji of Bhartiya Kala Kendra. I passed my Prabhaker Diploma, (which is equivalent to Graduation in Dance) in Kathak dance From prayag sangeet samiti. Allahabad in 1983 (IInd Div.). After Completing 6 Year of training in Kathak in 1985 after that I shifted to kathak Kendra, which is globally known. I worked under a remarkable and intelligent Guru Rajendra Gangani, son of Late Sr. Kundanlal Gangani who was a famous expert of Jaipur Gharana. After 8 years Of rigorous work in kathak. I gave my dance a new dimension & compiled through The diploma course in 1992 which sequenced a regular riyaaz of at least 8 to hours Everyday. My style has a rare blend of beauty of hand gestures, Abhinaya and Understanding of rhythmic balance of emotions with a spontaneous ease and the vibrant typical of Jaipur Gharana , all these ingredients make myself a special Performer, which mesmerizes the Viewer which has been imbibed from all the gurus Of kathak kendera by watching their performance & enhanced my knowledge & style. Performance & Experience: Given many solo performances and many group composition choreographed by the Great Maestro Pt. Birju Maharaj and also performed for Delhi Doordarshan.(for Krishna Janmastami) Vasantotsav - 1989 Rasleela - 1990 ? Performed for Holi Utsav organized by Khadi Gramodyog in 2003 at open air theater pragati maidan. ? In 2002 performed in group dance in the movie (Meenakshi tale of three cities) directed by Oais Hussain, son of artist M.F.Hussain. ? In 1998 worked as a dance teacher in a school in Trivandrum, also gave performance at Nish Gandhi open air theater organized by famous south Indian film director Mr. Krishna Murty. ? Performed in Mauritius & Re-Union in 1997 with saroja Vaidyanathan. ? Performed at Vijay Chowk on 14 Aug. 1997 on the 50th anniversary of Indian Independence Choreographed by Aditi mangal das. ? Performed for Red & White bravery award in the 10 different cities in Punjab &Rajasthan. (Ludhiana, Udaipur , Jodhpur , Bikaner, Jaipur in 1997). ? Performed for famina Miss India in 1996 under the choreography of Aditi Mangal Das. ? In 1996 Choreographed composition named Viraha Uthkantha which was highly appreciated by his guru and other maestro of art.In this composition the emotion of Viraha which is normally attributed to Nayika (Feminine Lead).The same emotion was so sole-fully rendered by Nayak which moved one & all. ? .Performed for Kalka Bindadeen Mahotsava many times (representing kathak Kendra) under my guru’s composition namely Talvilas, Srijanleela, Vriksha mitra, uday utsav & many other group composition. ? Performed in a composition Simhason Choreographed by pt. Birju Maharaj. ? I have performed at so many events in Seoul and out of Seoul city. Some meager events are Tagore festival, friendship day and for Indian Tourism. Some other performances given in different university like Hankuk University, Ehwa University, Seoul National Art University, and performed for National Folk Museum Of Korea. ? Performed for Gyeongsang National University at Jinju. ? Conducted one workshop for three days at Buk Chong Ju for group of 10 dancers of HIVE Dance Group. FUSION DANCE – Performed with other form of dance style – like Bharatnatyam, Odissi under composition of Guru Smt. Saroja vaidyanathan & Raja-Radha Reddy. TEACHING PROFILE ? I have worked with Soor Nupoor Society as a dance teacher for a period of five years.The total experience of teaching Kathak & other dance form is 15 years. ? I worked as a dance teacher in STAREX INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL at jaipur Highway Road, Gurgaon from July 2003 to Feb. 2005. ? I have worked with Father Agnel School Noida in 2006 as a dance teacher. ? I had been working since 2011 march to 2014 march at Indian Culture Centre , Seoul (South Korea. CREATIVITY AT LARGE I have a very good knowledge of choreography of KathakDance, Folk Dance , Creative & Modern Dance. I have also performed for local Garhwali Theatre. ? Yoga Practitioner (Student of Vishwayatan Yogashram in 1985). ? Working on music therapy , Aroma Therapy, Chakra Therapy & color Therapy SPORTS: A very good swimmer and love to play snooker. PERSONAL INFORMATION Father’s Name : Lt. Sh Ramesh Dabral Date of Birth : 21th Dec 1967 Marital Status : Married Educational Qualification: Graduation from Delhi University in 1989 : 12th from Ramjas School No. 2, AnandParbat Delhi 10th from Ramjas School No. 2, AnandParbat Delhi MANOJAAY DBRAL
K H A N A K The Institute of Performing Arts, was constituted by its founder Smt. Monisa Nayak, an accomplished Kathak...
‘K H A N A K’……The Institute of Performing Arts, was constituted by its founder Smt. Monisa Nayak, an accomplished Kathak exponent and National Awardees of Sangeet Natak Academy, India. The main objective of this society is to train dancers and musicians committed to pursuing the Classical Art as a passion or as profession. Theoretical and practical training is imparted in Kathak Dance, Tabla, Harmonium and Vocal. The courses of study which are followed are those, approved by the Akhil Bhartiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mandal, Miraj, Maharashtra. Contact us for further details.