Details of : Namrta Rai

Namrta Rai
Address:149 DDA-SFS Flats, phase I
pocket I, Dwarka
New Delhi,New Delhi-
Mobile:9899275041
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Email:rainamrta@gmail.com
Website:www.namratarai.com
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Inspiration, innovation, self-expression, creativity….. Namrta found home for all these qualities in the beautiful form of Kathak at a very tender age. Suffusing nimbleness with grace, her feet flitting through the intricate nuances of the ancient dance form Kathak, Namrta is an incredibly expressive and innovative upcoming dancer. Maintaining the ancient tradition, she aspires to incorporate the youth and the modern times in her choreography. She feels it’s very important to show her audiences both, the life around which they live and the life of their dreams, through her dances. Born in the picturesque valley of Dehradun, she received her training under the tutelage of Late Dr. Madhukar Anand, of Lucknow Gharana, in the age old Vedic system of receiving knowledge called Guru Shishya Parampara. She completed her bachelor’s degree from Bhatkhande, Lucknow and Master’s degree from Khairagarh University. A recipient of National Scholarship (under the able guidance of Guru Geetanjali Lal) by Ministry of Human resources and development, Govt. of India, Namrta was also awarded Spic Macay scholarship under which she had the honour and opportunity to learn from world renowned Kathak Dance Maestro Pt. Birju Maharaj (assisted by Ms. Saswati Sen). Trained thus as a complete and versatile artiste, Namrta has developed her own style of solo presentations displaying the traditional techniques and spectacular innovations to this antique art. Her performances are marked by lively and imaginative inventiveness. Back in 1997, Namrta started her journey into the auspicious world of performances. Since then there has been no looking back. She has performed in various noteworthy and prestigious festivals around the Globe winning applauds from both, the art critics and the audiences. Her noteworthy performances include, World Dance Day organized by Embassy of India in collaboration with Embassy of People’s Republic of China, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia & Suriname Culture Department, Suriname, 150th Birth Anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, 550 Years celebration of Basel University, Sufiyana Kathak with Ustad Shafquat Ali Khan & Pt. Udai Mazumdar, Nationale Divali Manifestatie, South America, Culturall Concert tours, Switzerland, Soulful Sufi, Mulhouse, France. DIG Festival, Germany, International Dance Festival, Ascona, Geet-Govind : A theratrical dance ballet for Indian National Television, Maha Kumbha, Haridwar, Arts and Culture Festival by NCZCC, Allahabad, World She regularly conducts dance workshops in Northern Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Mulhouse (France) and Suriname. She was deputed as Kathak dance teacher cum performer by ICCR at Indian Cultural Centre in South-America. She has choreographed many dance performances for stage, television, also for the Indian National television & National Carnival in St. Lucia. Today Namrta is one of the most sought after amongst the young generation of Kathak dancers, in the country and abroad. Namrta lives in Dehradun/ New Delhi, presently learning the complexity of Indian rhythms under the tutelage of Pt. Udai Mazumdar, a senior disciple of Pt. Ravi Shankar and is engaged in performing all over India /and abroad including the Indian National Television and imparting knowledge to the students.

Interns

  1. Ananya Tiwari
    School/College : LSR, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 14-03-2017 to 25-04-2017
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  2. Yastika Sahrawat
    School/College : Hansraj College, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 06-02-2017 to 18-03-2017
    Research Project : Zoroastrianism in DelhiWeekl Read more

  3. Excellent Hansda
    School/College : IIT Roorkee
    Duration of the Project : 02-12-2016 to 13-01-2017
    Research Project : Gardens of Read more

  4. Ashwarya Samkaria
    School/College : Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 03-10-2016 to 13-01-2017
    Research Project : Odissi in DelhiRead more

  5. Tarini Singh
    School/College : Hansraj College, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 22-08-2016 to 02-10-2016
    Research Project : Vasant Kunj Read more

  6. Sachi Shukla
    School/College : National Institute of Fashion Technology
    Duration of the Project : 23-05-2016 to 17-07-2016
    Research Project : Motifs Read more

  7. Gargi Chanda
    School/College : National Institute of Fashion Technology
    Duration of the Project : 23-05-2016 to 17-07-2016
    Research Project : Maati: Pott Read more

  8. Aakansha Malia
    School/College : Miranda House, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 23-05-2016 to 03-07-2016
    Research Project : Excava Read more

  9. Manisha Chaudhary
    School/College : Miranda House, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 23-05-2016 to 03-07-2016
    Research Project : The Li Read more

  10. Renu Deshwal
    School/College : Daulat Ram College, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 25-01-2016 to 06-03-2016
    Research Project : Phoolw Read more

  11. Sakshi Singh
    School/College : Miranda House, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 11-01-2016 to 26-02-2016
    Research Project : Bird w Read more

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