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Snehalalit Kala Kendra, Pune
( Institute For Performing & Fine Arts )

Snehalalit Kala Kendra was born as a result of efforts and enterprise of a group of artists and music lovers under the leadership of Mrs. Snehal Phatak-Kalamkar, M. A. Dance. A gold medalist of Pune University and diploma holder of Child and adolescence psychology, she has performed all over India and abroad. After its registration under the Registrar of Charity Organization in 2005, Snehalalit Kala Kendra has embarked upon the task of training, education research and examination performance and devotes all the energies and efforts to achieve the defined goals in a planned and effective manner. Snehalalit faculty comprises of professionals and experienced teachers and artists, complemented by many honorable visiting artists.

We are Professional

Teachers are well trained, graduates and post graduates in dance and have experience of teaching bharatnatyam under able guidance of Sucheta tai.

We believe in

We believe in creating dancers with good technique, imagination,grace, creativity, sensitivity and dedication. We believe in spreading happiness.

We are Trusted

Courses or exams held by Snehalalit are registered under Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya which has got academic value in all board patterns.

About Founder & Director

Mrs. Snehal Phatak - Kalamkar

Founder & Director
Founder of Snehalalit Kala Kendra With Over 15+ Yrs of Experience
A Gold Medalist of Pune University, Snehal did her M.A. (Performing Arts – Bharatnatyam, with specialization in Applied art) and Nrutyalankar under the able guidance of Guru Smita Mahajan. Prior to her Masters, she completed her Bachelors degree in Commerce (Taxation) from Pune University. She also holds a diploma in Business Management. She took her basic lessons in Bharatnatyam from Smt. Bhupali Tamboli and assisted her for 8 years in her institutions in Mumbai and Pune. She further took lessons from Shri. Parimal Phadke for 2 years. She has taken her basic lessons in Carnatic Music from Guru Rajalaxmi Pichumani. A winner of the Gadkari Karandak, Snehal has also acted in Marathi plays.
In 2005, she founded her own institution named Snehalalit Kala Kendra and choreographed many mythological presentations like Shivoham, Krishnarang, Ramayana, Mahabharata, Meghadootam, Vithu Mauli and contemporary dance dramas like Panchatatva, Naari, Navarasa, Paus and the Mask etc. She has choreographed many thematic performances for DD Sahyadri i.e. Doordarshan . She is a registered examiner under Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya and has contributed in setting question papers at Bharati Vidyapeeth, Performing Arts Department. She has also worked as an examiner in various renowned Bharatnatyam competitions. She has been invited to take workshops on Bharanatyam at various renowned institutes in Maharashtra and to represent Indian culture through dance. She has performed extensively all over India and in many renowned festivals. She has been implementing Dance Therapy sessions for children below 6 years of age and special kids too.
Her current focus is on working with old and new Marathi compositions in Bharatnatyam. Her presentation on this subject, Margam - Mi Pravahi (Evolution of Margam within the confines of Soundarya and Shastra), has been well received and appreciated by connoisseurs.