Profile of Shalini Sharma
Shalini is a Kathak artist of the Lucknow Gharana and learnt Kathak under the esteemed guidance of Guru Munna Shukla Ji and Guru Rani Khanam Ji. She has performed in numerous festivals and events organized in various countries. She is also an 'A' grade artist of Doordarshan and an empanelled artist of ICCR. Shalini has prepared her vocation both as a professional dancer and a dance teacher through rich and multifaceted experiences in higher academics, stage performances, workshops, classroom instruction and choreography. She is a bright and promising artist of present time.
Master of Arts (Dance) from Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.Post Diploma and Diploma Hons. in Kathak Dance from National Institute of Kathak Dance, New Delhi under the guidance of Guru Munna Shukla Ji.Certificate course in Kathak Dance under the guidance of Guru Rani Khanam Ji.Art appreciation course from National Museum, Government of India.
Sadhna Festival 2013 organised by Kalashram, New Delhi, India.Parampara Pravaha Festival 2012, New Delhi, India by Aamad Dance Academy.Nishagandhi Festival 2012, Kerala, India.Shilpgram Crafts Mela 2012, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.50th Maharana Kumbha Sangeet Samaroh 2012, Udaipur, Rajasthan, IndiaNishagandhi Festival 2011, Kerala, India.Pratibimb - Ananya Dance Festival 2009, New Delhi, India.Khajurao Festival 2009.Performed for Aamad and RIPA organization 2009 at Kamani.Performed various places in 2007 and 2008 in China.World Dance Day 2007 and 2006 at Damoh, Madhya Pradesh & Rajasthan organized by Spic Macay.OSWMF 2005 - Orient Sun World Music Festival at Registan Square, Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Independence Day 2005 at Tashkent, Uzbekistan.Spic Macay Convention 2005 at Alwar, Rajasthan.Dikshant Utsava 2003, organized by Kathak Kendra, New Delhi India.Pratibha Utsava 2003, North Central Zone Cultural Centre, Allahabad, India.Diskhant Utsava 2001 organized by Kathak Kendra, New Delhi, India.Shri Hari Sangeet Smiti, Ujjain 2001.
Scholarship from HRD, Ministry of Tourism and Culture Department, Government of India (2002).Scholarship from National Institute of Kathak Dance, New Delhi (2000).Scholarship from CCRT for Hindustani Classical, New Delhi (1989-90).