Amrita Joshi, Dance performer, Choreographer & Actor was born in Indore, city of Holkar’s situated in the Central India. She did her schooling from Kendriya Vidhyalaya, Dhar M.P. She is associated with art of dancing since she was 5 years old. She did her first school performance at age of 5. After that she never looked back and started participating in dance competitions in and out of the school. At the age of six she decided to take her passion to next level. She started learning kathak under the guidance of Mr. Malviya which turned out to be her first guru. Under his guidance, soon she started performing in many renowned cultural events.
Apart from establishing a niche in the soloist, she has received critical acclaim for her choreographic works and the Dance work shop she conducts
Her extensive training under renowned “kathak”gurus like Uma dongra , Puru dhadhi chi, Manisha sathe , provided her with a rare insight into the art of Dance and choreography
Even after devoting her most of the time in practice and training, she was equally focused on her studies and never neglected her academics. She has always been a bright student. She believes that education is very important for the overall development of artist’s personality. After completing her schooling, she did her bachelor’s in computer science from D.A.V.V University. And her Master’s in Media Management (specialization Film & TV Production) from International School Of Business and Management (ISBM), Pune. At the same time she completed her Visharad in Kathak from Gandharva University,Mumbai.
By this point, she already decided to make her talent as a career. After her Master’s she got opportunity to work for biggest Film production company, Yash Raj Films in Mumbai. She worked there as an Assistant Production Executive on movies. There she got chance to work with many renowned choreographers like Vaibhavi Merchant & Sanjay Shetty, ahmad khan .
Soon she realized that she can take her talent to next level by teaching and performing. She started working as a freelancer Dance performer &Choreographer and became part of many dance theatre group of Mumbai. She travel and perform all over the nation. Her association with different dance group made her versatile artist. Base in Kathak but also have deep knowledge of Lavni , Rajasthani, Ballet contemporary and other dance forms.
At the age of 23 she received “Shresth Nari Samman” from “Bhoj Shodh Organisation Dhar” on 8th March 2011for her all achievements and contribution in the field of performing arts and social welfare activities.
Currently she into “Performing art” (Soloist Dance performer & choreographer) having her personal troupe and Tv (Performer)
Also associate with Singer Shri Anup Jalota’s group as a solo performer.
Apart from performing all over the nation, she also choreographs Marriage functions, College & corporate events. She also gives dancing lessons and organizes periodic dance workshops at different location all over the country
While propelling and continuously achieving new heights in her field, she never forgot her social responsibility. She is also running her NGO “Dhar Sports Cultural Society” (DSCS), where she is promoting budding talent in field of arts, sports and education. DSCS doing this from last 15 years.
Name: Amrita Joshi
Lives in: Mumbai, India
Occupation: Actor, Choreographer and Dancer