RAHUL THAHRYANI'S DANCE COMPANY
Rahul Thahryani is from Indore, India where he is the Director and the Principal choreographer at Keys Dance Academy. Rahul has studied Irish dance, Ballet and Modern Contemporary from Gregory Hancock (USA), Joe Alegado (USA), Peter Jasko (Slovakia), Regina Malabayabas Vallejos (Philippines), Sean Gavan (Netherland); he also studied Indo-contemporary dance, Hip-hop, Salsa, Waltz and Rock and Roll with Shiamak Dawar, Terence Lewis, and Sandeep Soparkar. He also performs variety of traditional dance forms. He has created choreography for various cultural festivals for several schools and colleges. Rahul attended 49th World Dance Congress on Dance Research and is a member of the International Dance Council (CID UNESCO). Rahul recently worked as an intern dancer at Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre (USA) and performed for their show “A Night In India” in Carmel, INDIANA (USA). He also taught few classes of Bollywood, Tollywood, Bhangra and Salsa at The Academy of Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre (USA).
Diyana Kasturi is from Indore. She has studied BBA F&A from Christ University, Bangalore. Being the member of Christ University Cultural Team she has represented the university in several states and National Level cultural festivals. She has recently completed 3 months Keys Certification in Dance Studies program (level 1) in Modern contemporary at Keys Dance Academy by Rahul Thahryani. She has also attended various modern contemporary workshops organized at Keys Dance Academy. She is currently working as a supervisor at Pharmaceutical Company and as a part time fashion stylist at Bollywood.ooo. She has also worked as a costume designer for various dance shows and programs at Christ University and also designed the costumes for the Dance Theatrical Show for Keys Dance Academy.
Pooja Bhattacharya is a dental surgeon and also holds a diploma in singing and fine arts. She has also completed 3 months Keys Certification in Dance Studies program level 1 in modern contemporary at Keys Dance Academy by Rahul Thahryani. She is presently working as a freelance bharatanatyam and kathak teacher at many dance classes across Indore. She has performed at various national dance festivals and conferences. Various state governments recognized by awarding her for the immeasurable efforts towards arts and culture.
Priyanka Lokhande is from Indore. Priyanka started her dance journey with Keys Dance Academy by Rahul Thahryani in 2017. Initially she attended various workshops held at the academy by Abhishek Rathod (Mumbai). Later she joined Keys Certification in Dance Studies Program Level 1 in modern contemporary and learned Modern Contemporary from Mr. Rahul Thahryani. And currently she is perusing Keys Certification in Dance Studies -Level 2 in modern contemporary.
Sandhi Tomar is from Gwalior, lives in Indore, India. She first gained her passion for dance in College Annual fest, where she performed Bharatnatyam. Later she began her journey as a dance teacher from Right foundation school. During the past few months she has expanded her skills through advanced training from Keys Dance Academy by Rahul Thahryani in 2017. She joined Keys Certification in Dance Studies Level-1 in Modern Contemporary. Initially she attended workshops held at academy by Abhishek Rathod (Mumbai). Currently she is pursuing Keys Certification in Dance Studies Level-2 in Modern Contemporary.
Mansi shah is from jhabua, lives in indore, india and where she began her journey in dance with keys dance academy by rahul thahryani, in 2017 where she attended a workshop on modern contemporary of abhishek rathod from mumbai at keys dance academy, and later she started with KCDS course, (Keys Certification in Dance Studies), Level 1, where she received her most valued dance training under the instruction of Mr. Rahul Thahryani and the wonderful KDA Staff, and she would like to thank her family and Mr. Rahul Thahryani for all their love and continued support.
Dancing dawned in Avni’s life as a mere hobby which soon turned into an important part of the same. After training for a year she participated in a dance based show Thirkan. Training tossed off for a couple of years but dancing never did. She is now pursuing international modern contemporary dance course i.e. KEYS CERTIFICATION IN DANCE STUDIES – Level 1 from Keys dance academy Indore under Mr Rahul Thahryani, who himself is a professional dancer and has worked with a number of renowned choreographers.
Priyanshu Agarawal is from Chaumela , (Rajasthan) India. he began his dancing career in 2010. He started as a teacher to young school kids. His zeal to learn continued and led him to attend number of workshops under established dancers. His learning portfolio consists of contemporary, hip hop, bollywood and house. He is currently a student in Keys Certification in Dance Studies - level 1 in Modern Contemporary at Keys Dance Academy by Rahul Thahryani. He also attended workshop on modern contemporary by Abhshek Rathod from Mumbai at Keys Dance Academy.
Sawni is from Indore. She is a bharatanatyam dancer and has been learning bharatanatyam since the age of 5. She has performed at many stage shows and also had been winner of many dance programs across the city. She is currently an intern at Keys Dance Academy by Rahul Thahryani as a modern contemporary dancer.
THE GUEST ARTISTS
Abhishek Rathod is from Mumbai, India. Abhishek has worked with Sumeet Nagdev and his company and has served as the senior dance instructor and Assistant Director. Abhishek currently freelances as a choreographer and performer for corporate events, dance festivals, and wedding sangeets, as well as teaching classes in Modern dance, Hip-Hop, Bollywood and Street Jazz. He has studied Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Street Jazz, Hip-Hop, Mallakhamb and Kalaripayattu. He has attended workshops in India with Gregory Hancock, Steve Rooks, James Morrow, Tripura Kashyap, Liz Lea and Lata Surendra. He originated the duet for SHATTERED with partner Sonali Parikh when Mr. Hancock created the piece for Expressions Modern Dance Company in Mumbai. Abhishek has performed and participated in the 49 th World Dance Congress and is the member of International Dance Council (CID UNESCO).
Ankit Nirmal is a mechanical engineer and now a contemporary dancer and is working over establishing his own dance company in his hometown Indore(MP). Though he is a self-taught dancer but have always enhanced his technical skills through reading stuff and observing other dancers. In the year 2014 he received half scholarship for International Dance Retreat , Udaipur chapter where he got trained under several teachers like Amelia Rose & Amelia Jones (Australia) , Zsòfi Barbarics , Wim Boussery (Belgium) in different styles. In the year 2016 he was one of the 5 members to manage JUSTE DEBOUT India qualifiers. Currently he keeps on attending workshops that KEYS DANCE ACADEMY by Rahul Thahryani organizes on regular basis. Apart from dancing he has a keen interest in arts like painting, sketching, designing and gardening.