ODISSI DANCE

With Mouli Pal and Medha Pal: Intimate learning experience in small groups appropriate for both beginners and experienced dancers.

FREE TRIAL CLASSES IN OCT - EVERY SATURDAY @ 2PM

CLASSES :

  • Saturday 2 - 3 pm (Beginners & Intermediate)

  • Saturday 2:30 - 3:30 pm (Advance)

  • Fees: $325 for 3 month session

  • Walk-in: $35/class

  • One free trial lesson

  • Classes run every Saturday other than major holidays

  • Make up classes provided on Friday evening or Sunday afternoon if instructors miss a class.

  • Performance opportunity at the end of Session 4 and also at community events and festivals through the year

Adults and Youth: (13 year and above)

  • Body conditioning Warm up, stretches, posture

  • Odissi Fundamentals, basic postures, positions and steps

  • Choreography: Lyrical Liquids (music will be provided)

Kids: (6 to 13)

  • Body conditioning: Warm up, stretches, posture

  • Odissi Fundamentals, basic steps, mudras and feet position

  • Choreography: Awakening to Spring (music will be provided)

Odissi :

Odissi is a graceful and lyrical dance form that tells stories and creates visually stunning postures and movements based on the ancient temple sculptures of eastern India. The curriculum features fundamental skills based on the " Chouka" and "Tribhangi" steps along with body conditioning. However students also learn short choreographs at their respective skill levels which are showcased at local events and festivals.

About Instructors:

Mouli Pal:

Mouli is a mesmerizing performer, emerging choreographer, dedicated teacher and a cultural ambassador. She has been presented by Museums, Universities, Libraries, Schools and Cultural Institutions across United States, India and recently in Austria.

Her recent performances include Hopkins center for the arts in Dartmouth college, Munore Center in Lexington and Province town Dance festival. Mouli has received several honors and awards including grants from NEFA-  and Mass Cultural Council.

Mouli Pal is a mesmerizing performer, emerging choreographer, dedicated teacher and engaging presenter. She has been presented by Museums, Universities, Libraries, Schools and Cultural Institutions across United States, India and recently in Austria. Her recent performances include Fix the World Fest in Sommerville, American Consulate in Kolkata India and Hopkins center for the arts in Dartmouth college. Mouli has received several awards including grants from New England Foundation for the Arts and MCC.

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Medha Pal:

A promising Odissi dancer, Medha has been training and performing since the tender age of three. Medha has been intensively trained under the guidance of eminent dancer Nandini Ghosal in Kolkata and also performs and trains with her mother Mouli Pal, an accomplished Boston based Odissi dancer. She has performed widely around USA and also in India and Austria.  Medha has performed as a soloist at prestigious venues such as the Odissi International Festival at the University of North Carolina, Littleton Lyceum, Boston University Dheem concert, Aurobindo Bhawan Kolkata and Blip Collective in Ladendorf Austria.

Medha's achievement as a talented youth was recognized with the "Stand Up for Kids" award presented by Billerica Adventure Series Corps in May 2019. She was also awarded by the Aradhana Indian classical dance group at the University of Connecticut.

Payment and Missed Class Policy:

Training requires consistency in order to achieve the most benefit. However, we understand that students may occasionally need to miss a class. Use the following guidelines to ensure that you get the most out of your classes at The Academy of Creative Arts. 

  1. Fees are due on or before the first class of the session

  2. Instructor collects checks. Credit Card may be used for an additional fee.

  3. Fees can not be refunded once paid for the session

  4. We are unable to provide a make up for missed class however student will receive extra time and attention on the following day of class.

    If instructors cancel a class make up will be provided on Sunday afternoon or Friday evening.

  5. Class timings and schedule are subject to change

We wish you a wonderful learning experience - these policies are required so that we can be respectful of the instructors time and commitment. 

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMANTORY POLICY AS TO STUDENTS

Academy of Creative Arts / Creative Academy, Inc. admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.  It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.