Upadhye School of Dance is announcing admissions for 'Antar Shaala' 

New batches will begin from the month of January 2022

last day to apply November 30th  2021.

Antar Shaala is an unique format of learning Bharathanatyam, lead by a team of 5 artists and scholars which has proved to be an effective method over an year.This is a regular dance school based on traditional teaching methods and not a certification based course.Hence it doesn't have time a fixed frame. 

The Format


* Swadhyaya - Pre recorded videos of dance classes/music lessons/dance theory received by the students every week. They can attend these e-Learning sessions anytime of the day for that particular week.

* Antar Taragati-Live sessions every week with dance teachers/scholars/musicians at a fixed batch time.

* Samakshama- dance intensives/workshops at the Dance school once in 6 months.Students residing outside Bangalore can schedule their visit ,even though this is an optional. The live telecast of the workshop will be available for the students who do not wish to attend them 


Each year is divided into 4 terms. Each consisting of 3 months.

This is solely for fees collection purpose only.

Every week students will attend 
a. One Swadhyaya video.These videos can be played anytime of the day and any number of times.
b.One online class with 
Parshwanath Upadhye | Adithya Pv | Shruti Gopal  or Shri Arjun Bharadhwaj (Theory) or Shri Rohith Bhat Uppoor (Music) 
Each batch will consist of 25 students (approx.)  

Admission Fees : None
School charges a fee of 2000 INR / per month / student / batch.
(Or equal amount of the the currencies of the participating student's country. )

Fee for the entire term (three months : 6000/- INR ) should be paid on announced date. 

Conditions :
a. The right to select the students rests with Upadhye School of Dance.
b.The right to decide/change your batch rests with Upadhye School of Dance.
c. It is mandatory to inform your present guru about your interest in joining our school. You may continue to learn under your present Guru while you are part of Antar Shaala.
d.The right to terminate your admission rests with Upadhye School of Dance.
e.The right to modify the format of the classes rests with Upadhye School of dance.

f.If you are selected, we will revert on your 'whatsapp' number with further details.

Team Antar Shaala
Upadhye School of Dance

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Q :How can I choose my level?

A: There are three levels. Sthira (Basic) Madhyama (Intermediate) And Niranatara(Advance) You can chose any. You don't necessarily have to be a beginner to join Basic level. You may start from Basics if you want to make your foundation stronger or just want to learn all over again.

To apply for Madhyama level you must have learnt all the adavus and couple of compositions. An experience of regular dance classes for 4 to 5 years would be suitavle.

And If you have learnt more than 8 years please do apply for Nirantara.

Q. I am unable to join due to financial issues. What can I do?

A : Please write to us in detail at 

Q. What is the criteria for the selection for basic level?

A: Age is the only restriction. Kindly apply only if you are 10 years and above. As this format requires the students to be old enough to understand and attend the Swadhyaya videos with utmost concentration.Nevertheless if one of the parents is ready to help the child below 10 years we shall consider , do email us at 

Q: I am already under a Guru / dance school. Can I still join?

A. Yes, Definitely. Permission from your present Guru is mandatory.You can continue learning under your present Guru as well only if the present Guru approves.

Q: How do I know if I am selected or not?

A. Whether you are selected or not, you will get a WhatsApp message from us within 10 days after the last date of application.

Q : Will I be able to attend dance exams?

A : Yes. Swadhyaya syllabus will includes theory,music and dance which are set keeping Karnataka Secondary education board and Gandharva Mahavidhyala Exams in mind.Once you apply for the exams we shall have extra classes for the participants.

Q: Will I be able to perform ? Do my Arangatrum? 

A : Yes. Though the format and mode of teaching is different and innovative, this is still a regular dance school. Once you are ready to perform or do your Rangapravesham we shall surely encourage you to do so. Although it is not mandatory. 

Q: When shall I attend Physical classes at Upadhye school of Dance studio !?

A: You may attend the classes physically only after 6 months of online Antar Shaala classes and one month of Workshop period.8th month after you join Antar Shaala you are allowed to come for physical classes with prior notice only. 

Q : Will I get music for practice/ performance?


1.Studio recorded music will be available at the end of every term at the nominal fee. 

2.Music of the previous term will be available only for the students who continue to next term. 

3.You may use the music for performances online/offline, competitions or even just for practices. 

4.Music/songs are copyrighted by the school. Sharing /selling is prohibited.

 Q: I have a different question 

A : Contact Shri Avaneesh on +917019599972