Preya Patel is a North Indian Classical Kathak dancer based in New York City trained under the guidance of Guru Smt. Jamuna Mitcham. Preya is one of the rare teachers born in the US who has pursued Kathak dance form full-time as a profession. She continues to evolve in her art form by further studying under the world-renowned kathak Guru Smt. Vaishali Trivedi, a disciple of kathak legend Padma Vibhushan Smt. Kumudini Lakhia.


In 2006, Preya completed her Rang Manch Pravesh, or formal graduation performance with a live orchestra.  Since then, she has performed in a variety of venues in the US, Canada and India.  Among these are the United Nations, MTV3, Queensboro Dance Festival, Celebrity Centre NYC, Rockland County Music Conservatory, the Outlet Project and the NY Times Travel Show.


Although classical dance is the foundation of Preya's training, she enjoys teaching and performing Bollywood & Folk dance, as well as collaborating with artists of various genres. Preya combines her considerable knowledge of, passion and devotion to dance along with her energy and strong work ethic to deliver a unique teaching style. Whilst the principles of discipline and hard work make up the backbone of her classes, Preya recognizes the importance of creating a positive and fun working environment for students. She encourages them to find their own passion and explore dance in a nurturing environment.  Preya teaches classical dance in a modern setting; she understands the importance of incorporating the origins of classical dance into her teachings and strongly believes understanding India's rich dance heritage is crucial to understanding the dance form itself.


Apart from dance, Preya’s dedication lies in giving back. She has worked with many charitable organizations and generously gives her time to students participating in a variety of community outreach programs.

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Preya Patel is a North Indian Classical Kathak dancer based in New York City trained under the guidance of Guru Smt. Jamuna Mitcham. Preya is one of the rare teachers born in the US who has pursued Kathak dance form full-time as a profession. She continues to evolve in her art form by further studying under the world-renowned kathak Guru Smt. Vaishali Trivedi, a disciple of kathak legend Padma Vibhushan Smt. Kumudini Lakhia.

In 2006, Preya completed her Rang Manch Pravesh, or formal graduation performance with a live orchestra.  Since then, she has performed in a variety of venues in the US, Canada and India.  Among these are the United Nations, MTV3, Queensboro Dance Festival, Celebrity Centre NYC, Rockland County Music Conservatory, the Outlet Project and the NY Times Travel Show.


Although classical dance is the foundation of Preya's training, she enjoys teaching and performing Bollywood & Folk dance, as well as collaborating with artists of various genres. Preya combines her considerable knowledge of, passion and devotion to dance along with her energy and strong work ethic to deliver a unique teaching style. Whilst the principles of discipline and hard work make up the backbone of her classes, Preya recognizes the importance of creating a positive and fun working environment for students. She encourages them to find their own passion and explore dance in a nurturing environment.  Preya teaches classical dance in a modern setting; she understands the importance of incorporating the origins of classical dance into her teachings and strongly believes understanding India's rich dance heritage is crucial to understanding the dance form itself.


Apart from dance, Preya’s dedication lies in giving back. She has worked with many charitable organizations and generously gives her time to students participating in a variety of community outreach programs.

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Preya Patel is a North Indian Classical Kathak dancer based in New York City trained under the guidance of Guru Smt. Jamuna Mitcham. Preya is one of the rare teachers born in the US who has pursued Kathak dance form full-time as a profession. She continues to evolve in her art form by further studying under the world-renowned kathak Guru Smt. Vaishali Trivedi, a disciple of kathak legend Padma Vibhushan Smt. Kumudini Lakhia.

In 2006, Preya completed her Rang Manch Pravesh, or formal graduation performance with a live orchestra.  Since then, she has performed in a variety of venues in the US, Canada and India.  Among these are the United Nations, MTV3, Queensboro Dance Festival, Celebrity Centre NYC, Rockland County Music Conservatory, the Outlet Project and the NY Times Travel Show.

Although classical dance is the foundation of Preya's training, she enjoys teaching and performing Bollywood & Folk dance, as well as collaborating with artists of various genres. Preya combines her considerable knowledge of, passion and devotion to dance along with her energy and strong work ethic to deliver a unique teaching style. Whilst the principles of discipline and hard work make up the backbone of her classes, Preya recognizes the importance of creating a positive and fun working environment for students. She encourages them to find their own passion and explore dance in a nurturing environment.  Preya teaches classical dance in a modern setting; she understands the importance of incorporating the origins of classical dance into her teachings and strongly believes understanding India's rich dance heritage is crucial to understanding the dance form itself.

Apart from dance, Preya’s dedication lies in giving back. She has worked with many charitable organizations and generously gives her time to students participating in a variety of community outreach programs.

 

 

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Preya Patel is a North Indian Classical Kathak dancer based in New York City trained under the guidance of Guru Smt. Jamuna Mitcham. Preya is known to be one of the rare teachers who is born in the US and pursued Kathak dance form fulltime as a profession. She continues to evolve her own knowledge now by further training from the world-renowned kathak Guru Smt. Vaishali Trivedi the disciple of kathak legend Padma Vibhushan Smt. Kumudini Lakhia.

In 2006, Preya completed her Rang Manch Pravesh, or formal graduation performance with a live orchestra.  Since then, she has performed in numerous shows in a variety of venues in the US, Canada and India, some being the United Nations, MTV3, Jamaica Performing Arts Center, Queensboro Dance Festival, Celebrity Centre NYC, Rockland County Music Conservatory, the Outlet Project and the NY Times Travel Show.

Although classical dance is the foundation of Preya's training, she enjoys teaching and performing Bollywood & Folk dance. Preya combines her considerable knowledge of, passion for and devotion to dance, energy and strong work ethic to deliver a unique teaching style. Whilst the principles of discipline and hard work make up the backbone of her classes, Preya recognizes the importance of creating a positive and fun working environment for students to enjoy and encourages them to find their own passion and explore dance in a nurturing environment.  Preya teaches classical dance in a modern setting; she understands the importance of incorporating the origins of classical dance into her teachings and strongly believes that understanding India's rich dance heritage is crucial to understanding the dance form itself.

Apart from dance, Preya’s dedication lies in giving back... She has worked with many charitable organizations and is dedicated to giving  time to work with her students on a variety of community outreach projects.

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