PERFORMING UNIT

SASWAT JOSHI

 Born in 1984, Saswat Joshi started learning Odissi, Sambalpuri and folk dance at the age of 5 in his native village Titilagarh in western Orissa, under the guidance of Prasanta Patnaik and Shantanu Behera. He has obtained his degree in dance (Visharad) from Sangeet Mahavidyalay under Chandigarh university in 2003 and got a gold medal from the same university. He has completed his Master Degree from Bangiya Sanskrutik Sansad in 2005.

From 2001 to 2004 he has received training in the Odissi Research Center, Bhubaneswar, under the guidance of Padmashree Kumkum Mohanty. Since 2004 he is associated with Art Vision, Bhubaneswar and is contuining his training in Odissi under the guide of Padmashree Dr. Ileana Citaristi with whom he is also regularly performing as dance partner.

He has already performed in major festival in India and given Lec-Dem and workshop in Odissi and folk dance for different dance institutions. He has choreographed dance productions for stage and Television and participated in several dance competitions held at national level.

 

RASHMI REKHA DAS

Born in 1982 Rashmi Rekha Das received her preliminary training in Odissi dance in Srjan under the guidance of Sujata Mohanty and Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra. She is attached to Art Vision since 2003 and has taken part in all the major dance productions of the Institution as leading dancer.

Her artistic qualification includes the title of Nritya Shastri (Purna) from Orissa Sangeet Natak Academi and Visharada (Purna) from Akhil Gandharv Mahavidyalay. She has received the Bhaskar Das Memorial Award in 1998, the Sanjukta Panigrahi Memorial Award in 2002 and the Prativa Award in 2004 and Kaustab Samman in 2007. She is at present pursuing her Master Degree in Orissan Studies from Utkal University of Culture, Bhubaneswar.

 

ALISHA MOHAPATRA

Born in 1982 Alisha Mohapatra is a senior dancer of Art Vision; she is attached to the Institution since its very beginning in 1996. She has taken part in all the dance productions as member of the performing unit and also she functions as assistant in the teaching faculty of the school. Her artistic qualification includes Visharada (Purna) from Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidialay (Mumbai). She is a Graduate in Commerce and is pursuing her studies in Human Research Management in Utkal University.

SUBHALAXMI SAMAL

Born in 1985 Subhalaxmi Samal started learning Odissi dance in Art Vision in the year 1998. She has by now given performances in all the major productions of the Institution and started functioning as assistant teacher for visiting students. Her artistic qualification includes Nrutya Bhashan (Purna) from Orissa Sangeet Nayak Academi and Visharada (Purna) from Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidalay (Mumbai). She is at present pursuing her Post Graduation in Sociology in Utkal University.

SAGARIKA MOHANTY

Born in 1988 Sagarika Mohanty is the younger dancer of the performing unit; she has started learning Odissi dance in Art Vision in the year 1998. She has taken part in all the recent dance productions of the Institution and is also assisting in the teaching faculty. Her artistic qualification includes Nrutya Shree (Purna) from Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidalay (Mumbai). She is continuing her Plus 3 Second year in Arts from Kamala Nehru Women College.


ART VISION
REGD. NO. - 20128/91
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Bhubaneswar - 751 002
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