• Shila Mehta
    Artistic Director & Founder

    An internationally renowned all over the world has won her many prestigious awards. She has done her Masters in Fine Arts [Gold Medalist]. An internationally renowned all over the world has won her many prestigious awards. She has done her Masters in Fine Arts [Gold Medalist].

    Today she is a rare combination of an accomplished performer, choreographer, director, teacher, administrator and an artist. As a soloist, she has performed in major cities of the world and established herself as one of the leading Kathak dancers. She has choreographed a number of group ensembles that have been both in classical and folk idiom. Today she is a rare combination of an accomplished performer, choreographer, director, teacher, administrator and an artist. As a soloist, she has performed in major cities of the world and established herself as one of the leading Kathak dancers. She has choreographed a number of group ensembles that have been both in classical and folk idiom.

    She is also adept at conducting mass choreography working with 1500 participants on stage at a time. Over the years she has conceived, choreographed and presented over 200 compositions. She is also adept at conducting mass choreography working with 1500 participants on stage at a time. Over the years she has conceived, choreographed and presented over 200 compositions.

    Shila has given numerous performances across India, USA, Germany, UK, Ireland, and Middle East. Her solo performances have won her many honors and awards. At home she was given the Nrtiya Praveen Award in Allahabad, Outstanding Group of Young Persons Award in Kolkata, Senior Fellowship Award in New Delhi, Kala Gurjari Award in Mumbai and from Texas, US she was given The Overseas Natya Award. Being empanelled artist with ICCR, she had the honor of performing Solo-Kathak at 17 cities of Germany under the series Culture on Wheels at the invitation from the Government of India. Shila has given numerous performances across India, USA, Germany, UK, Ireland, and Middle East. Her solo performances have won her many honors and awards. At home she was given the Nrtiya Praveen Award in Allahabad, Outstanding Group of Young Persons Award in Kolkata, Senior Fellowship Award in New Delhi, Kala Gurjari Award in Mumbai and from Texas, US she was given The Overseas Natya Award. Being empanelled artist with ICCR, she had the honor of performing Solo-Kathak at 17 cities of Germany under the series Culture on Wheels at the invitation from the Government of India.