of performing arts, personality development & management
Registration No: E-9247 Mumbai
About us: Nrityanjali
is an institute of music, dance, dramatics, personality development
& management services. It is a centre of learning. It
is also a centre of understanding , thought and action. Nrityanjali's
approach is simple and its medium is music , dance and dramatics.
Music, dance and dramatics have
a universal appeal and it is through these performing art
forms that Nrityanjali is striving to reach its goal of social
Formed on July 19th 1963 by Dr. Tushar Guha (also the director),
with the twin objective of imparting discipline and promoting
our great cultural heritage among the youth, we have progressed
over the years, culminating in the present day Nrityanjali,
extending our activities to include personality development
and management services as well.
The emblem of Nrityanjali is the peacock. The peacock symbolises
the finer elements of life-beauty, grace , rhythm and vibrance
- which add colour to life. The outstretched leg of the peacock
denotes our progressive outlook even to the unconventional.
The missing "ghungroo" leaves us open to thought
in its various forms.
Nrityanjali imparts lessons in personality development, management
training, Indian dance, music and drama . It also presents
and performs the same (dance, music, drama) and tries to reach
out to people both Indians and foreigners enabling them to
grasp the nuances of the Indian performing arts in its various
forms and thus providing people with an enriching experience.
Mission: LOVE, CARE & SHARE WHATEVER
LITTLE YOU HAVE
personalities of individuals, dance, dramatics, specialisation
in folk art, event management concepts, time management, palnning,
corporate trainings, management programmes, training to teachers,
camps for childreneducationists, doctors, people from all
spheres of life.CONDUCT INTER SCHOOL COMPETITION EVERY YEAR
IN DECEMBER all over Mumbai, Navi Mumbai & Thane District,
with participation of 450 Schools & more than 23,000 students.
Individuals trained - 24,000
Teachers trained - 31,000
Children trained - 40,000
History: A journey of thousand miles begins
with a single step.' We also did the same. Formed on 19th
July 1963, we began in a very small way. Our prime objective
is to impart discipline and promote our great cultural heritage
amongst the youth. We have progressed over the years culminating
into the present day - Nrityanjali - extending our activities
in various dimensions. Nrityanjali is now a registered public
A thorough "Professional" yet a "Non Commercial"
Multitude of members from different walks of life, four generations
working together, drawn and bound together by pure love for
social service, music, dance and dramatics.
Multidimensional activities such as:-
Various courses in performing arts.
Organising and managing seminars &conferences
Journalistic activities - publishing registered quarterly
house magazine "Parichay Mein Parichay".
Social service - providing training in performing arts free
of cost to children in the orphanages, presenting performances
for the patients in hospitals free of cost, visiting inmates
of Old-Homes and entertaining them with music & dance
free of cost.
Performing at prestigious occasions.
The performing artistes of Nrityanjali, under the guidance
of our director Dr. Tushar Guha, present various performances.
The proceeds of the show are utilised in conducting the various
activities listed above.
Nrityanjali is a well - conceptualised centre for learning.
A centre for understanding, thought and action, formed as
a confluence of performing arts, education and personality
development. Our objective is to imbibe the aesthetics of
performing arts and education, to spread beauty and smile
and primarily to love, care and share whatever little we have.
Our approach is simple and our medium is music, dance and
dramatics, which have an universal appeal. It is through this
medium that we are to reach our goal of social service.
Nrityanjali Membership is through Invitation and has no Fees.
Individuals from different walks of life education, medicine,
science, arts, accounts, administration, housewives and students
of different age groups (from 10 years to 70 years) work together
for social service & education through the medium of music
& dance. No donations are accepted for administrative
Nrityanjali aims at:
Creating an awareness of human values.
Providing constant guidance, encouraging the development of
the hidden talents of the youth, channelising their ubiquitous
energies into creative, constructive and rewarding activities.
Inculcating the basic qualities of a good human being, creating
among the youth a strong code of ethics, morality and commitment.
We at Nrityanjali:
Promote and conduct educational activities such as Inter-school
competitions in the various disciplines of performing arts,
education and personality development.
Conduct classes in performing arts and for subjects offered
by the Gandharva Mahavidyalaya.
Cultivate the skills of music, dance & dramatics in the
youth and conduct & organise cultural shows for various
schools, colleges and other social organisations - as a token
of social service.
Organise workshops on creativity development, seminars &
symposia on contemporary relevant topics.
Conduct need-based orientation, refresher and general or special
personality development courses.
Publish a house magazine "Parichay Mein Parichay"
to promote literary creativity and to share diverse views
on various pertinent topics.
Step forward to rejuvenate ancient traditions especially the
"Guru -- Shishya" parampara so as to inculcate in
youngsters a sense of reverence for our great cultural heritage.
Nrityanjali "SUNDAY CLASSES" (1.30
P.M. to 6 P.M.) is the spirit of Nrityanjali and is the centre
of activity. Here people of all ages learn together varieties
of art forms, free of cost, under the founder director Guru
Dr. Tushar Guha who has an in-depth study of Indian Folk Dances.
Training in folk dances & dance dramas is an integral
part of the Sunday Classes.
The Sunday Classes through their methodical interaction motivate
& develop self-confidence, team spirit, leadership qualities
and selfless attitude.
Oratory, compeering, stagecraft,
dress designing, make-up, stage management, choreography,
in-depth knowledge of the art (history, geography, music,
costume etc.), event management and the art of communication
are the other aspects of these classes.
Nrityanjali Faculty Division offers Visharad Courses
in Bharat Natyam Dance, Kathak Dance, Sangeet, Harmonium,
Tabla etc. under the Gandharva Mahavidyalaya. Classes are
held throughout the week on these art forms. Regular interaction
among the management, teachers, students and parents are maintained.
University examinations are held in April-May and November-December
every year. Outside students and other institutions are also
affiliated to Nrityanjali for purposes of University examinations.
Nrityanjali is the POST GRADUATE centre of the Akhil Bharatiya
Gandharva Mahavidyalaya. Internal diploma examinations are
also conducted at Nrityanjali.
Diploma examinations are held for students
not eligible for University examinations.
The Personality Development Course as researched
and devised by Dr. Tushar Guha over the last 30 years, which
includes meditation, communication skills, study of emotions,
human relations, science of mirror, time management, projects
& planning, case study are taught as a Diploma Course
and various workshops and lectures are held for educational
Nrityanjali Management Services Division
takes up training programmes for the corporate sectors in
Personality Development, which include self-analysis, communication
skills, study of emotions & time management.
Our faculty, who are highly learned and experienced also conduct
other Management Services like Marketing Skills, Logistics,
ISO 2000, ISO 9000, Environment, Waste Management, Finance
Nrityanjali Extra Curricular Division organises
Interschool Competitions every December for students from
KG to Std Xth. The competitions are - Drawing, Essay, Hand
Writing, Recitation, Story Telling, Elocution (in English,
Hindi, Marathi), General Knowledge, Debate, Vocal (Hindusthani,
Carnatic, Light), Dance ( Indian - Folk & Classical, Western),Mono
Acting and Fancy Dress which totals to 77 categories. Over
15000 Students from 150 Schools in and around Mumbai and Thane
District participate. There are no restrictions on the number
The Competitions are organised in Four zones
- Central, Western, Navi Mumbai & South Mumbai. Nominal
fees are charged and the entire expenses are met from Nrityanjali
Fund collected through performances and mangement trainings.
Apart from the prize winners, every participant is issued
a Certificate of APPRECIATION. Special care is taken of the
participating children during the competition. The purpose
of these competitions is to help develop self-confidence and
the spirit of competitiveness. "One must try to win but
if not , one must learn to lose gracefully."
Festivals of regional music, dance &
dramatics are organised which highlight the tradition and
originality of the region. These are aimed at both entertainment
Conferences and Seminars on Performing Arts,
Education and Personality Development are organised. Nrityanjali
also specialises in Event Management.
The Nrityanjali Programme Division arranges
Cultural Shows of Folk Dances of India (Specially Researched
), Classical Dances, Music & Drama. These shows are presented
by the students of the "SUNDAY CLASSES". Special
programmes are presented for foreign dignitaries and visitors,
which are followed by question answer sessions on the art
form, costumes, history & significance of the dances.
This is the major source of income of Nrityanjali.
Nrityanjali Information Service (NIS) publishes
Quarterly House Magazine "PARICHAY MEIN PARICHAY"
which is a literary forum for the members. Poems & Articles
on various subjects like Medicine, Travels, Management, Art,
Science, Cookery, Home, Humour etc are covered. Write-ups
or contributions by members / subscribers and others are given
priority. The Editorial Board has an Open House policy and
any new suggestions and ideas are welcome. The magazine contains
articles in English, Hindi & Marathi Languages. The life
membership is Rs.500/- for 10 Years and the Annual membership
is Rs.90/- . Any one is welcome to be a member of PMP. We
welcome articles, poems, write-ups for publication in our
'Parichay Mein Parichay' magazine.
The Nrityanjali Library provides reading
material for Performing Arts, Personality Development, Management,
Psychology, Philosophy, Computer Science, Science & Technology,
Sports, General Knowledge etc.The Library is operative only
on SUNDAYS between 3 P.M. to 5 P.M. and has an Annual Fee
of Rs.50/- with a Security Deposit of Rs.200/-. Any one can
join the library and need to follow the rules.
How can you work with
others? : We are a centre of Performing arts and
impart the art of Folk, Classical & Creative dance free
on Sundays with an atmosphere which sutis today's youngsters
and makes them feel proud of our rich and ancient culture.We
perform free for old homes, orphanges, hospitals for 30 minutes,
be with them to share their joys. We trainers for corporates
in the filed of Behavioural sciences. We organise INTER SCHOOL
COMPETITION in December every year and Camp in Summer for
children. Hence various Corporates, NGO's could provide us
support for such activites.
Yearly Budget: variable
Revenue Sources: NO DONORS. We do not believe in Donations.
The funds are raised through Cultural Programmes and Lectures
conducted by Dr.Guha and his faculty team
We would be happy if Corporates could fund some of our programmes
full time: 100
part time: 24000
Services needed: yes
Jobs Available: yes
35-B, Miniland, Nrityanjali AMrg, Bhandup (West), Mumbai -
Karmayogi: Mr.Girish Dalvi
work direct: 25967388 (best time to call: 11.30 A.M. to 5.00P.M.)
work board: 25953606 (best time to call: From 10.30 A.M.)