The Academy

UPAJ ’……The Institute of Performing Arts, was constituted by its founder DR.ANJANA JHA ,

an accomplished Kathak exponent and

  • ¨     An empanelled artist of the ICCR.
  • ¨     An empanelled teacher of the ICCR.
  • ¨     A-Graded artist of the Delhi Doordarshan  National TV channel with programs broadcasted in Delhi, Gwalior, Bhopal and Kerala.
  • ¨     Silver Medal Achievements Award by Padma Bhushan Pt. Birju Maharaj from National Institute of Kathak Kendra New Delhi, 2004.
  • ¨     Award of title “Nritya Shri” and Gold Medal with crown for participation in Kiran Sangeet Samaroh, Katni, Madhya Pradesh, 2004.
  • ¨     Award of title “Kathak Shri” and Gold Medal with crown by All India Dance Competition, Damtari, Chhattisgarh , 2004.
  • ¨     Scholarship Award from Ministry of Culture.
  • ¨     Director Upaj the Academy of Performing Art Kathak repertoire.
  • ¨     “Gwalior Gaurav Award” from Gwalior Vikash Samiti, 2006.

Theoretical and practical training is imparted in Kathak dance, Tabla, Harmonium , Vocal and yaga. The courses of study to three places .


104- A Gayatri Vihar Thatipur,

Gwalior (M.P.)

Mobile No. 09350070678

MAIHAR  .( M.P )

IN front of Allahabad Bank, Station Road

Maihar Satna M.P.

Mobile No. : 08109667991


2365/9, Ground Floor Flat No.1,

Khampur, New Delhi-110008

Mobile No. 09350070678