Drishti Dance was established in 2008 and took in its first youth students within Reading in 2012. From that time onwards, it has grown from strength to strength with additional dance centres now in Oxford and Didcot.
Drishti Dance’s youth dance wing is one of its pride and joy and has represented South East region in National UDance for two consecutive years, 2018 and 2019. It was one of first Youth Dance groups from Classical Indian Genre to represent the region on a national platform.
Our youth dance students have also represented ISTD’s Classical Indian Dance Faculty in Bursary Award competition and have also been selected for Yuva Gati, the national South Asian Dance strand for Centre for Advance Dance Training (CAT).
THE DRISHTI DANCE TEAM
Anuradha is a critically acclaimed Kathak exponent who works as a dancer, choreographer and teacher in South East England. She studied Kathak under late Pundit Arjun Mishra in Lucknow India, and is a recipient of Sringaarmani from Sur Sringaar Samsad, Mumbai, India.
Anuradha has been a performing artist for nearly 15 years. She has done Sangeet Praveen from Prayag Sangit Samiti, Allahbad, India and also holds ISTD’s level 6 Diploma in Dance Pedagogy. She is also a Principal Artist for Yuva Gati, the South Asian Dance strand of Centre of Advance Training (CAT), based out of DanceXhange, Birmingham.
Founder and Secretary
Saurabh is a Management and IT professional and arts and culture enthusiast, with a strong commitment to promoting quality and excellence in all areas of organizational working. In addition to his experience in the IT industry, he is also an ardent student of
Hindustani classical music. He has trained in percussion instruments, Tabla and Pakhawaj and is currently studying Indian flute, Santoor and vocal to deepen his knowledge of classical Indian form.
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