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‘He did not dance for the audience. He did not dance for appreciation. He did not dance for the music. He danced only for himself… He had opened himself and the dance had come to him.’

– Amish, Immortals of Meluha

Sanskruti students performance

We take our name from the Sanskrit word Sanskruti, which means culture. We are based and operate from within Cambridge and the surround region.

Teaching: Sanskruti School of Dance offers regular classes in Bharatanatyam, Odissi, Bollywood dance, Carnatic Vocals and the Veena

Creating:  Sanskruti Dance professionally creates new choreographic work using the vocabulary of South Asian dance and music

Outreach: We raise awareness of South Asian art forms using workshops and performances in varied venues and for different occasions; schools, museums, hospitals, libraries, cultural festivals and private events.










Upcoming Events

  • Indian Rhythms at The Place, London, Family Fun Dance Day

    An interactive workshop for children and families to explore Indian rhythms and movement entwined with elements of story-telling by Krishna Zivraj-Nair. A workshop that stimulates imagination in young minds with sound, colour, taste, smell, and touch. [...]

Past Events

  • Cambridge Asian Mela 2017

    Sanskruti proudly presents Vivarta: Spectrum of Illusions at the Cambridge Big Weekend Festival 2017! This year Cambridge Live has commissioned Sanskruti to organise some of the programming in the mela marquee as a part of [...]

  • Bharatanatyam Workshop with Guru. Padma Murali

    Krishna's dance Guru Smt. Padma Murali will be visiting Cambridge from 2nd to 3rd July. This is a one time opportunity for Bharatanatyam dancers to learn the nuances of the art form from a [...]

  • ‘Savitri: Narratives of the Heart’ by Janani Murali

    Janani Murali, an accomplished Bharatanatyam dancer presents "Savitri: Narratives of the Heart" at Parkside Community College Auditorium, Cambridge on Saturday, 1st July, 2017, 6pm-7pm. Tickets at £6 and £4 (for children below 12 years). Book [...]