The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai, is India’s premier cultural institution. Inaugurated in 1969, it was the first multi-venue, multi-genre cultural centre in South Asia. The NCPA is committed to preserving and promoting the India’s rich and vibrant artistic heritage in the fields of music, dance, theatre, film, literature and photography, as well as presenting new and innovative work by Indian and international artists from a diverse range of genres including drama, contemporary dance, orchestral concerts, opera, jazz and chamber music. Today, the NCPA hosts more than 700 events each year, making it India’s largest and most holistic performing arts centre.
Rasika – Academy of Performing Arts, the academy of performing arts, has been established and promoted by Kiran Subramanyam and Sandhya Kiran. Over the last one decade, Rasika has managed to carve a niche for itself at the national and international levels. The motto of the institute is to foster the spirit of dance through training and dissemination of knowledge to the next generation, create world class dancers and culturally aware alumini with well rounded personalities.