An online dance outreach program for children aimed at building exposure towards the different dance forms through specially curated sessions covering various topics related to Indian folk and classical dance.
Odissi Online Lecture Demonstration by Molina Singh
School: Pitambara English School – Imphal, Manipur
Telecast live on NCPA YouTube Page
Session is supported by Alka Mansukhani Funds
Molina’s initiation into classical dance began at the age of three. Initially she learned Manipuri and various other Indian folk dances. She went on to learn kathak where in her skills were honed at the prestigious National Institute of Kathak in New Delhi. Exploring her versatility as a performer, Molina completed a 4-year program in acting under the tutelage of Padma Bhushan shri Ebrahim Alkazi,
Molina started learning Odissi initially under Guru Smt. Daksha Mashruwala at Kaishaki, Mumbai. Pursuing odissi further in the land of Odisha, for the past several years has been learning under Guru Shri Lingaraj Pradhan a leading Odissi exponent and a Bismillah Khan Yuva Purashkaar Awardee.
She has several performances to her credit including national and international festivals. She has been awarded with title of “Singarmani”. Rotary women achiever’s 2012.
Molina also had the honour to perform for the President of India, Shri Pranav Mukherjee as the lead in the ballets Meera and Durga under the banner of Shriram bhartiya kala Kendra.
Please note: The video will be available for a week post the live lecture/demonstration.