Ruchi Sanghi Dance Company

Ruchi Sanghi Dance Company

The School was founded in year 2000 by Ruchi Sanghi for the education and promotion of the dance form of Kathak. The school is based in Sydney and has now become synonymous with Kathak , Indian folk dance and Bollywood dance training.

Hundreds of students have been trained in this period and many have become accomplished dancers and soloists. Many of the advanced students are now members of its professional dance company.

The artistic director and teacher Ruchi Sanghi started training in kathak from the young age of seven. Her initial training was at the prestigious Kathak Kendra under the famous Jaipur Gharana guru Shri Rajendra Gangani.

After a brief period there she moved to Mumbai where she studied under the tutelage of The legendary Kathak dancer and bollywood choreographer’ Nritya Natraj ‘Shri Gopi Krishna(Mugl e Azam,Umrao Jaan, Jhanak jhanak payal baaje Fame). It was here that she matured as a dancer and developed the style of kathak popularized by her Guruji Shri Gopi Krishna. She got extensive training and experience in performance and choreography in kathak, indian folk dancing as well as bollywood under his guidance.



Ruchi Sanghi Dance Company


Sydney Opera House - Forecourt

India Kathak Dance