Suprava Mishra, Founder

Odissi Danseuse, Writer & Choreographer (Bio data)

Suprava Mishra, a renowned exponent of Odissi classical danc one of the eight   classical dance styles of India. She combines tradition with innovation, classicism with creativity and the ethic with contemporary. She is extremely innovative, original, creative and thoughtful Guru and has a special quality in shaping the subtle and psychological framework of child as well. Suprava was born in a family of musicians devoted to furthering the arts, and from the childhood she is inspired to learn classical vocal and then classical dance by her parents.

She was trained by galaxy of eminent gurus of Odissi Dance like Padma Vibhushan Shri Kelucharan Mahapatra, Guru ShriRaghunath Datta , Guru Shri Gangadhar Pradhan, Guru Shri Harihara Mohanty, Guru Shri Sudhakar Sahu, Guru Shri GajendraPanda (last three Guru Deva Prasad Das Style). Suprava Mishra has been able to imprint their combine legacy with her own dance persona. She is a popular artist acclaimed by audiences and critics alike in India.

Known for her refined sensibilities in presenting Abhinaya, Suprava has contributed to Odissi dance a distinctive and unique flavor. Being a senior executive in BSNL she has received numerous awards in All India Telecom cultural meet including special jury award at Hyderabad.She also represented Gujarat in Rashtriya Yuva Mahotsav conducted by Government of India several times and bagged numerous awards.

Suprava Mishra has written many articles about Odissi dance and role of classical dance in development of student’s life. She has written a book named ‘Bhartiya Nrutya’ was very appreciated by noted Guru and other scholar writer of art literature. She is regularly write article about culture, temple sculpture, Indian Classical dance and contemporary development of Classical Dance. Her second book i ‘Odissi Nrutya  aur Bharatiya Sanskrutiis released by Padmabhusan Minalinini Sarabhai & PadmabhusanKumudini Lakhia and appreciated  by all.

Suprava is founder Director of AUM ARTS DANCE ACADEMY. Student of academy has participated in Rastriya Yuva Utsav and perform in number of TV programmes, Dance Drama and dance bale regularly.  Suprava was honored by ‘Kalinga Nrutya ShreeSamman’ by Biju Pattnaik Smruti Kala Parisada,