NSDK is of the firm belief that dance can be used as a medium of change. As a part of the execution program of this very belief, the Institute has an Outreach that is expansive and essential.


Conducting as well as hosting workshops is an important aspect of our institute's core belief that the Arts experience needs to be shared widely We conduct workshops on Dance in every corner of India and overseas and also host workshops by experts in the field of movement, other performing arts and allied arts

Basant Panchmi

For us, the first day of spring is a day for us to remember the Guru- Shishya parampara. Our alumni and dancers from all over Bangalore meet and present performances in an informal atmosphere at our studio.

Namma Dance Utsav Bengaluru

Namma Dance Utsava (now known as Natya STEM Dance Festival) The city's first & largest dance centric festival committed to engage & nurture Bangaloreans through interesting Dance experiences

Maya Arpan

The annual student showcase using traditional dance and methodology alongside modern dance techniques, featuring over 150 dancers from the Kampni's training center.


Dance education


Documentation Cell for research and publication

Corporate Workshops

Creativity through movement | The Arts as a medium of expression | Communication skills | 'Creativity Unplugged' in collaboration Tara Kini 'Sahaja'- Dance Accessibility Project: Workshops for NGOs, women's groups, city neighborhoods and apartments


Syllabus and textbooks for Kathak exams conducted by the Karnataka Secondary Education and Examination Board Maya Rao - A Lifetime in Choreography - Dr. Maya Rao's autobiography which takes cognizance of a century of dance history in India. Published in collaboration with the Department of Kannada and Culture, Govt of Karnataka

Audio Visual Compilations

Maya to Matter - DVD compilation of the unique lecture demonstration series featuring world renowned Guru, choreographer and scholar, Dr Maya Rao Topics: Poetry of Kathak, Bhaav Batana, Kathak as a springboard for choreography, Choreographic aspects of Natyashastra, Evolution of Movement
For DVDs contact - 080 23348645 or visit