Welcome to PADAPA


Years of heritage is carried forward by Prabhath Academy of Dance and Performing Arts. PADAPA is one of the top leaders of Indian classical art forms with a special focus on school children.

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To create a society which is joyful, humanitarian, civilized and empathetic through Art!

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Training in dance


Dance is a workout both for body and mind. Through our training in dance, we help students to gain physical strength and flexibility.

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Training in theatre


With the advent of virtual reality, people are losing their social sensitivity. With theatrical activities, every child develops into an expressive and social being.

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Stage performance


Organizing school annual day performance.

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Train the trainer

 At PADAPA we have about 25 trainers, most of them with a minimum of 10 years experience in their respective fields of dance, music and theatre. We give utmost importance to nurture the quality of trainers regularly. We conduct weekly and monthly meetups for a status update and improvement. Every quarter, they are trained in different forms. We collaborate with senior exponents of respective art forms and organize a number of sessions in person.


About us

Prabhath Academy of Dance and Performing Arts

PADAPA, founded by the world-renowned organization Prabhat Arts International, has a legacy of 90 years’ experience in the field of art, education and literature. With PADAPA, the company aims to shape the most conducive environment for students which lets them enjoy the world of Indian art.

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Meet us

Amazing Team


Sharat R Prabhath

Founding Partner, Experience: 20 years

Classical Dancer

Music composer


Creative director




 A multifaceted artist, Sharat holds to his credit of directing and choreographing several plays, dance musicals. Also, Sharat, is a well appreciated and established Kathak Dancer, Harikatha Exponent and a music composer.

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Bharat R Prabhath

Co-founder, Experience: 15 years

Kathak Dancer





 A born marketer and a creative being, who has been instrumental in creating wonders on stage with his unconventional technical ideas and creative approaches. Bharat R Prabhath was exposed to the values of Indian arts, culture and tradition from a very young age. Bharat happened to begin his training in Kathak in the year 2004 under the guidance of Smt Nirupama and Shri Rajendra. Kathaastra – a recent production that took entire Bangalore by storm was co-directed and co-choreographed by Bharat. Fresh Start-up conclave considered the marketing of Kathaastra as one of the pioneering and trend-setting experiments in the field of art.

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