In her position as an ISTD Committee Member, Urja acts as an advocate for Indian classical dance in the UK, and she was selected as one of 20 artists for One Dance UK\\u2019s Mentoring Programme in 2015 having been recognised as a future industry leader. Taking this experience into account alongside a thriving career as a performer, teacher, and dance maker, Urja is able to offer sound, personalised guidance in advanced kathak training, choreography, and career development.
Pagrav organises biennial student showcases where students of all age ranges and abilities are offered the chance to perform specially-choreographed pieces.
Students who demonstrate further commitment can progress to become a part of Pagrav’s youth ensemble which receives regular mainstream performance opportunities across the UK.
A 6 month professional Artist development programme developed for emerging South Asian dance artists, offering space, mentoring and shadowing opportunities.
Pagrav’s development strand for young, aspiring dancers aged 11-18, offering bi-monthly intensive training sessions, performance opportunities, and mentoring.
A community group for dancers aged 18+, providing monthly group training sessions to learn repertoire, improve technique and offering performance opportunities.
Our pilot 6 month Artist development programme developed for emerging South Asian dance artists, offering space, mentoring and shadowing opportunities.