Rutuja Pathakji
Satara . Maharashtra . India . joined July, 2021

Rutuja Pathakji


Professional Profile – 
I am a performance driven, knowledgeable and dedicated classical dancer with a proven track record of extraordinary achievements in performing in front of large audiences, developing original choreographies and providing private dance lessons. I have received various awards and accolades with great self-confidence, adaptability skills, strong attention to detail and deep passion for dance and performing arts.
Work Experience
1. 2011-2016 – Dance instructor, choreographer and cultural coordinator in many schools of Pune and Satara for educational boards like SSC, CBSC and ICSC. 
2. Personal training to students located in USA, Japan, Australia and New Zealand over Skype
3. Own dance academy named “TAALAM”
4. Choreographer for commercial shows of classical and non-classical styles
5. Been a Judge for almost 60 dance competitions in all over Maharashtra
6. Dance instructed to the Autism Centers and successfully participated in many shows in Pune.
7. Professional Anchoring for various cultural, dance and music concerts, and corporate shows and events.
8. Dubbing and voice over for Marathi film- Lagna Mubarak, Short film- Aastitva, provided voice over to few documentary for Environmental Day- Start today for better tomorrow, Nature's Gift for World Menstrual Hygiene Day and Jeevan Jyot Mandal Project - The beautiful documentary film on Mentally Challenged Children’s Or Special Childs         
9. Currently Vice President of Nritya Parishad for Satara District, Maharashtra       

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    • City :
    • Satara

    • State :
    • Maharashtra

    • Category :
    • Dancer

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    • Profession:
    • Professional Classical Dancer

    • Education
    • Masters in Performing Arts

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 Thematic Performances/ Programs – 

  Tamso ma Jyotirgamay
  Sant Meera
  Vighna vinayaka
  Duritanchje temeer jao...
  Bho Shambho
  In quest of light within...
  "The journey of our pious and sacred river Ganga from Kailash i.e abode of Lord Shiva to Mother Earth"


Awards and Recognition
1. 2014 – Completed ARANGETRAM and started “TAALAM” dance academy
2. 2015 – 
  Received 1st prize in Dance competition in Folk dance and Dance Championship held at Bharti Vidyapeeth Pune
  Participated in Khajuraho Festival in Madhya Pradesh
3. 2016 –    Completed Masters in Performing Arts specializing in Bharatnatyam
4. 2018 – Nrutyostav – Navabharat Nirmiti (Sankalp-Siddhi) – I was a part of a performance which holds Limca book record for 750 classical dancers performing on a single stage
5. 2019 – Nrutyostav – Navabharat Nirmiti (Sankalp-Siddhi) – I was a part of a performance which holds Limca book record for 1050 classical dancers performing on a single stage
6. 2020 – 
  2nd place in the Bharatnatyam competition organized by Nrutyaleen Sanstha
  Felicitated by the Star Performer Award 2020
  Received The Real Super Woman 2020 award from Forever Star India Awards (FSIA)
  Received Kalakar Award by Nrutyaleen Sanstha
  Awarded the Hunarbaaz 2020 Appreciation award
7. 2021 – Received Bharatnatyam Dance award In Talent Hunt 2021 event 

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International Experience –

·       2018 IKKYUSO Grand Ceremony Japan – Put up a performance of 15 students during the ceremony which is attended by dignitaries such as the President of Yazaki Corp Japan, Chairman of Yazaki Corp Japan, Senior delegates, Diplomats and participants from over 350+ countries

·        Successfully expanded the Indian culture and tradition by staging the performance in this event in front of large audience from 350+ countries

·      2019 International Festival of Spiritual India held in Pune – Presented a thematic Dance based on Panchkosha, In Quest of Light Within, concept from the Taittiriya Upanishada

·        Achieved Silver medal in the India’s International Groove Fest (IIGF) Season 2 which was held in 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand where, along with dancers from India and various countries like Dubai, South Africa, Oman, China and Korea had participated in the International Dance Competition.


Social contribution –

·         Visits to Prasanna Autism Center- Provided dance therapy to children with autism spectrum disorder to help them enhance emotions, behaviors, and motor skills.

·         Provided dance therapy to differently abled individuals


·       Classical Dance workshop for the underprivileged children and then opportunity for these children to perform on the stage on the occasion of International Dance Day, the Grand Finale show named "Nrutyonmesh" was well applauded by a power packed audience



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