This vast sub-continent has given birth to varied forms of dancing, each shaped by the influences of a particular period and environment. Indian dance is an extremely intricate art requiring skill, hard work, and discipline. All Indian dances portray some expression of life and almost every dance posture has a specific meaning. Dance themes are derived from mythology, folklore, legends and classical literature.
Choreography: Choreography means dance configuration, classification of dancers and beginning the sequence of dances. For this particular role, dancers with freakish creative powers with the skill to elucidate music in term of dancing are needed. Mainly choreographers work in movies, on stage, for television and video music shows. Teaching: In teaching, it is the required ability for teaching, enterprise, and consideration. A Dance Teacher must have knowledge of empirical and conceptual aspects of Dance.
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara
Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, Tamil Nadu
Rabindra Bharati University – RBU, Kolkata
Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University - PSTU, Hyderabad
ICE Balaji Telefilms - Institute of Creative Excellence, Mumbai
Lakshmibai College, Delhi
Ramesh Sippy Academy of Cinema and Entertainment, Mumbai
Alliance University, Bangalore
Certificate Course in Dance
Diploma in Dance
Post Graduate Diploma in Bharathanatyam
B.A. Dance (Hons)
Bachelor of Dance (B. Dance)
Master of Dance (M. Dance)
You may start your career as a Junior assistant or can start your own dancing class. If you work as an associate then the pay could be something around 5k to 10k per month. Once you make your name in the industry, you will have ample of opportunities knocking at your door. Apart from that, you can always get a chance to do a stage and TV shows.