was established on the auspicious day of Dassehra 10th October 1989 in Baroda Gujarat , to promote Pt. Birju Maharaj jee ‘ s Lucknow Tradition of Kathak , by smt. Jayshree Jangam.
After a long span of 16 year in Baroda , Jayashree returned back to her pavilion with the same enthusiasm and strong ambition , in 2004. She has been teaching continuously along with conducting workshops organizing lecture- demonstrations of various artistes , annual program of dance class to motivate her students .
Nrityakunjan insists on Solo form of Kathak. In order to highlight this feature ‘Nrityakunjan celebrates its Foundation Day i.e. 10th October as to give platform to young students from the school. These budding talents will definitely prove themselves as a promising soloist in feature .
Nrityakunjan’s another faculty known as “Nrityakathika” is a production unit where new ideas are worked out. Not only traditional but also abstract numbers or offbeat themes are worked out as a challenge e. g. Earth and Heaven, Moods of Nature, Raas – Manjira whereas Paranmala, Samanvay of 14 beats, Chaturang, Vasant – Vasantika , Anand Tarang , Malhar ki Nayika , etc. speak of traditional choreography .
Various events organized by Nrityakunjan in Baroda :
Conducted by various artistes at Nrrityakunjan , thus
Silver Jubilee’s program was held on 20th Dec. 2015 in the presence and with the blessings of Guru Munnalal Shukla jee and Smt. Prabhatai Marathe jee along with Shri. Bharat Jangam and Shri. Ulhasdada Pawar, Pune. This program was followed by workshop “ Guru-Sannidhya” of Pt. Munnalal Shulka jee in Dec 2015, at NrityaKunjan.
Shri Bharat Jangam - Tabla
Shri Sachin Pawgi – Tabla
Mrs. Sukhada Khire – Harmonium and Vocal
Mrs. Rashmi Bapat – Vocal
Miss Gauri Kate – Fine Artist and Graphic Designer
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Nrityakunjan’s journey of last 25 year was possible Just because of the blessings of Gurus – Pt. Birju Maharaj jee, Shri . Munnalal Shukla jee, Smt Prabhatai Marathe and Shri Bharat Jangam .
Nrityakunjan Will remain ever grateful to them and will expect the same moral courage and blessings form them in future …………………..
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