The definitive information resource for South Asian dance in the UK
Photo Credit: Peter Schiazza

About is the leading information resource providing information on South Asian Dance and related arts. It is a membership based website designed to benefit the South Asian Dance and wider dance sector.  Membership is open to all those who engage with, support or have an interest in South Asian dance.

The website allows members to upload their event listings and provides them the ability to promote their dance performances, dance training, seminars and conferences, professional development opportunities, community showcases including Arangetram (dance graduation) and latest news . Members can receive extra support through inclusion of their event in the monthly e-Newsletter, distribution of e-flyer promoting their event and advert on the website Home Page which will help them reach out to people across the UK and beyond with an interest in South Asian dance. The website signposts dancers towards appropriate opportunities for professional development, jobs and audition call-outs. Paid membership allows members to have a profile page and access webinars and resource directories.

Information on Membership and how to join it is available here. is initiated and managed by Akademi since 2001.

Welcome from Mira Kaushik - Director!

Welcome to!

We are proud to present our newly redesigned, easier to use website with lots of new and exciting features for you all to enjoy.

Enjoy the range of features a full membership gives you:

  • Ability to upload your full event listings including promotional photos for free
  • Ability to have member’s profile page
  • Access to the directory of funding sources, dance organisations, companies, artists, choreographer, musicians, lighting designer etc.
  • Automatic subscription to the monthly e-newsletter
  • Subsidised rate for advertising on the website home page
  • Subsidised rate for paid e-flyer to promote your events and reach a wide interested audience


As a part of our launch, all members will receive a complimentary trial membership until 31 March 2015. Please do take advantage of our exclusive early bird offer, which expires on 31 March 2015, to continue your membership and enjoy all the website has to offer.

We hope you will enjoy the new website, contribute to it and stay connected with the South Asian Dance and wider dance community.

Please do send us your feedback on the new website. We’d love to hear from you!

Mira Kaushik

Director, Akademi

South Asian Dance

Who to contact

Anita Srivastava is the Freelance Consultant and Project Manager for

Anita has been managing the website since November 2011. With over 18 years experience in education and arts sector, Anita has specialist knowledge in South Asian Dance which is underpinned by her deep and broad interest across the dance sector. As an Independent Project Manager, she currently works on a range of projects of regional & national significance and is well connected within the dance sector.

If you have any query regarding joining the membership, advertising or any other query related to this website, please contact Anita.