Nrithyodaya, The Academy of Performing Arts, Mumbai

Nrithyodaya, The Academy of Performing Arts, Mumbai, is a leading dance institution founded in 1976, by Smt. Jayashree Rajagopalan, one of the foremost disciples of Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam, the internationally renowned Indian danseuse. Ever since its inception, the institution has been doing yeomen service in propagating the rich cultural heritage of our country to the Indian and foreign communities through dance and dance-drama productions, workshops, seminars, lectures and lecture-demonstrations. At Nrithyodaya, Mumbai, students are trained in the art of Bharata Nrityam - a classical dance evolved by Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam bringing together the Marga technique of the Natya Sastra and the Desi form of South India.