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Punyah Dance Company in Bay Area 2023

ABHA & NAGAMANDALA by SMARAN .PNG
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Punyah Dance Company

Is a Bangalore based dynamic dance company headed by Parshwanath Upadhye.

 

A team of classically trained artists bring out the unique, impactful choreography with perfect execution, passion and grace. 

 

Approaching India's favourite epics with a fresh, and young perspective, Punyah hopes to entertain as well as spark a love for the world's oldest heritage.

In this trip they will be presenting

ABHA
A retelling of Ramayana
Adithya PV | Shruti Gopal | Parshwanath Upadhye


Naga Mandala
Adithya PV | Shruti Gopal | Parshwanath Upadhye

Light designer: Shri Keerthi Kumar

About Parshwanath Upadhye

A versatile Indian classical dancer, 'Natya Mayura' awardee, Parshwanath has carved out a niche for himself today as one of the most sought-after male dancers in India.

 

Trained under Guru Ravindra Sharma in tradition Mysore style of Bharathanatyam, he has further learnt under The Kirans Bangalore and currently is under the guidance of Padmashree Prof.SudhaRani Raghupati.

 

Winner of several  national awards,including Sangeet Natak Academy’s Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar 2017

Adithya Vikram Birla “Kala Kiran Puraskar'  2018 , Ram Gopal Best male dancer award and best dancer at Music Academy Chennai 2018,an empanelled artist of the ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Relations) and  Top graded artist of the Bangalore Doordarshan Kendra,Parshwanath's prowess in the field of dance is manifold and extensive.

 

Currently  Parshwanath choreographs, directs, produces and presents his work at national and international venues under Punyah dance company Bangalore. He also conducts dance workshops and regular as well as advanced training classes in 

Bharatnatyam under the banner of his dance school Upadhye School of Dance,Bangalore. 

 

Along with Shruti Gopal and Adithya PV he is working on building a Gurukulam a residential dance school At a village Chikale , near his home town Belgaum, India.

Punyah Abhyasa Shaala is one of its kind rehearsals space which is hoping to create awareness about the art form based education around Northern part of Karnataka, SW Maharashtra and Goa.

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