Dance and Choreography
Madhura is an experienced and extremely passionate dancer. She is a graduate (Prabhakar from Prayag Sangit Samiti and Visharad from Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya) in Kathak Classical Dance (Jaipur Gharana). She learnt Kathak Indian Classical Dance from Prabhakar/Visharad Madhumita Ghosh and Padmashri Dr. Roshan Kumari (Exponent in Kathak Jaipur Gharana) for 17 plus years, since she was five years old. She has also learnt Salsa, Odissi and Bharatnatyam. Madhura has learnt and performed various folk dances of India such as Ghumar, Bihari, Koli, Bhangda, Lavani, Garba, and Dandiya.
Her latest performances include Thumri, Gat Bhaav, Tarana, Chaturang and Kathak fusion with contemporary music. She has performed and choreographed numerous dance/drama shows for various occasions like Festival Celebrations, International corporate events, Film Festivals, Public/Semi private parties and before special dignitaries. Her dance choreography always brings out the best in the dancers and has got a good reputation for selection of music, concept and variety.
Madhura is the Director at Nritya Natya Kala Kendra (Kathak Dance and Drama Academy) where dance (nritya) and expression (natya or abhinay) meet passion, love and dedication. She has been teaching Kathak since 1994 and preparing students for their Kathak dance theory and practical exams (Gandharva, Prayag or Samved curriculum). She recently held a three day Drama workshop for Adults and Kids separately.
See the links of some of Madhura's performances and choreography on the left.
She believes that sharing this beautiful art grows you from within and brings you closer to the true happiness.