Abhinava Dance Company was founded in 1994, with a passion to make Indian dance more accessible to audience in India and around the world. ‘Abhinava’ was founded by renowned dancing couple Nirupama and Rajendra. Abhinava Dance Company offers a combination of Kathak and Bharatnatyam exploring new creative ways to showcase the true Indian dance. The company has performed across India, Europe, America, Africa and Middle East andis well aware of their corporate social responsibility. The company is consciously engaged in supporting the needy sections of society through raising funds from their performances.
Programs/courses: The courses offered are Kathak, Bharatnatyam, global music like Jazz, Spanish and World music. The rules of Abhinava Dance Company are: All students are expected to reach the school five minutes before the scheduled start of class. All students are expected to always appear in the school dress code within the school premises. Classes are not held due to unavoidable circumstances will be compensated through extra classes. Students will be informed beforehand. Students who wish to take leave should provide prior intimation to the school faculty. Regular absenteeism will lead to suspension of the student till further notice. All students are expected to attend dance performances of Abhinava Dance Company to get exposure to stagecraft and performance standards. All students shall maintain strict discipline during the classes. Regular classes are offered in Kathak and Bharatnatyam. Classes are held twice a week in Bangalore. Kathak classes Wednesday and Friday 5.00-6.00 pm – Advanced Batch Wednesday and Friday 6.30-8.00 pm – Intermediate Adult’s Batch Monday and Thursday 4.45-5.30 pm - Beginner’s Kids Batch Monday and Thursday 5.30-7.00 pm – Intermediate’s Kid’s Batch Monday & Thursday 7.00-8.00 pm – Beginner's Adults Batch Venue: Srujana, ADC Dance Studio, EAT Street, Basavangudi, Bangalore, India. Bharatnatyam classes: Sat -7.00- 8.30 am Advanced - Srujana, EAT Street, Basavangudi. Sat - 3.30 - 4.30 pm Beginners, 4.30 - 5.30 pm - Intermediate, 5.30 - 6.30 pm - Intermediate advanced, Adarsha College, R.T Nagar. Sun – 8.00 – 9.00 am Beginners, 9.00 -10.00 am Intermediate 10.00 -11.00 am Intermediate Advanced, 11.00 - 12.30 noon Advanced. Venue: Vivekananda Hall, Adarsha college, R.T Nagar.
Abhinava School of Dance is open to admissions once a year in the month of May. Academic sessions begin in June. Each applicant has to undergo an interview to gauge the aptitude and inner urge to learn dance. Admissions are strictly at the discretion of the Artistic Directors, Abhinava School of Dance. Applications may be collected from: Abhinava School of Dance EAT Street, Basavangudi, Bangalore, India.