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Indian Classical Dance Guru

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Job Type

Full Time / Part Time / Freelancing

About the Role

Curriculum Development: Create and develop comprehensive dance curriculums aligned with various Indian classical dance forms, ensuring authenticity and depth.
Instruction & Training: Conduct high-quality dance classes, workshops, and individualized training sessions for students of all levels, from beginners to advanced practitioners.
Technique & Performance: Instruct students in the intricate techniques, postures, expressions, and nuances specific to Indian classical dance styles.
Artistic Direction: Choreograph and direct performances, ensuring artistic excellence, authenticity, and adherence to cultural traditions.
Mentorship & Guidance: Mentor emerging artists, providing constructive feedback, guidance, and support in their artistic journey.
Cultural Education: Educate students about the historical, cultural, and spiritual aspects associated with Indian classical dance forms, fostering a deep appreciation for the art.
Collaboration & Networking: Collaborate with fellow instructors, artists, and institutions to organize performances, cultural events, and educational initiatives.
Student Assessment: Regularly assess student progress, provide evaluations, and guide individualized development plans to enhance learning outcomes.
Community Engagement: Participate in community outreach programs, workshops, and initiatives aimed at promoting and preserving Indian classical dance heritage.


  • Qualifications:

    • Expertise: Extensive knowledge and proficiency in at least one or multiple Indian classical dance styles (e.g., Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Odissi, Kuchipudi, etc.).

    • Experience: Minimum [X years] of experience as a professional dancer and instructor in Indian classical dance forms, showcasing a track record of successful teaching and choreography.

    • Certifications: Any relevant certifications or degrees in Indian classical dance or performing arts.

    • Pedagogical Skills: Strong teaching abilities with the capacity to inspire, motivate, and guide students of varying ages and skill levels.

    • Artistic Excellence: Demonstrated proficiency in choreography, performance, and artistic direction, showcasing a deep understanding and mastery of the dance form.

    • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills in [Language(s)] to effectively convey teachings and concepts.

    • Cultural Sensitivity: Respect and appreciation for the cultural heritage and significance associated with Indian classical dance.

    • Collaborative Spirit: Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and network with artists and institutions to promote COMPANY's mission.


  • Competitive compensation package

  • Opportunities for professional development and artistic growth

  • Involvement in a vibrant and supportive artistic community

  • Contribution to the preservation and promotion of Indian classical dance heritage

Join us in our mission to empower first-generation artists and promote the beauty and depth of Indian classical dance forms.

About the Company

Join Lasya, a pioneering Indian classical dance brand dedicated to uplifting first-generation artists by providing them with a platform to initiate their dance academies. We are seeking an experienced and passionate Indian Classical Dance Guru to lead and inspire students while upholding the rich traditions and cultural significance of Indian classical dance forms.

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