Odissi Academy

A not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization

WELCOME TO
ODISSI ACADEMY

Indian Classical Dance & Music; Pankaj Charan, Kelu Charan, & Gangadhar Style Of Odissi

We invite you to join Odissi Academy and its mission.

Mission And Vision Of Odissi Academy

Mission:

  • To cultivate an appreciation for the exquisite Indian classical dance form of Odissi within the United States through dedicated instruction, mentorship, and performance.
  • We endeavour to facilitate local dance education by employing the US Government Performing Artists VISA system to import seasoned instructors from Odisha—the cradle of Odissi—thereby elevating the classical dance acumen of American enthusiasts.

 

Vision:

  • To foster local talent to achieve international acclaim in the professional realm of dance.
  • We aspire to enrich the United States’ cultural mosaic by showcasing global talents and fostering a community of artistic exchange.
  • This institution is committed to operating as a non-profit entity, propelled by the altruistic support of community volunteers.
Odissi dancers captivating the audience in a historic venue

Lessons and Classes

Odissi Academy conducts weekly lessons as per following plans. The venue of class, day, and time of lessons may change depending on student population.

Venue

Class VenueClass Days
Houston KatyFriday and Sunday
Heights Saturday
AustinNorth Austin & Pflugerville Weekdays and Friday
Cedar Park Sunday
San Antonio Military Drive Saturday

Fee Structure

GurusSessionFee
Adya Prarambhika & Prarambhika 1 hour session/week$150/month
Prabesika Prathama & Prabeshika Purna1.5 hours session/week$175/month
Bhushana Prathama & Bhushana Purna2 hours session/week$200/month

Our Videos

These free videos aim to introduce our audience to a wide range of esoteric disciplines, endemic to India’s shores. This is part of our pledge to revitalize the Indian classical ecosystem.

* All videos are of Odissi Academy dancers, please visit www.YouTube.com/OdissiAcademy for more videos.

Odissi dancers in a classic, graceful pose
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Odissi Academy of Houston at Miller Outdoor Auditorium June 3, 2018

An Odissi dance teacher performing with student's pose
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Odissi Academy – PanchaBhoota

An Odissi dancer forming a delicate mudra with her hands
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Parameshwar Presented by Odissi Academy

Our Photos

These free videos aim to introduce our audience to a wide range of esoteric disciplines, endemic to India’s shores. This is part of our pledge to revitalize the Indian classical dance ecosystem.

* All photographs are students and performers of Odissi Academy.

Testimonials