Kathak is the dance form of North India. Shreya Verma is a young dancer in the field of traditional kathak dance from Lucknow gharana. Shreya is very dedicated to her dance and for the last five years, she has been taking professional classes from Guru Pandit Anuj Mishra. Her mother is a true inspiration for her. She has the talent of taking more than 100 rounds in her traditional bol called Parana. Not only this, she has an attempt of 1000 spins in one take.
To showcase her talent, she has participated in various competitions and earned the awards such as the first position in All India Classical Dance Competition by Swarn Hans Mandir, first position in Dance ka Chakravyuh by Jackson 25 Dance Institute, first position in All India Classical Dance Competition Organized by Durga Sanskritik Kala Kendra, Jaipur, first position in International Online Classical Dance Competition organized by Kaladveep and many more. These are just a few of her awards whereas she has worked a lot to nurture her skills in dance.
She has performed at various stages and Zee Dance reality show is one of these. A few of her performances are:
- Dance fiesta” oorja” -2015 and 2016 presented by kuls dance studio.
- Performances in Guru Pandit Arjun Mishra Punyatithi and Jayanti presented by AADC for four consecutive years
- Performance in Kaladweep Kathak Online Festival 2021
- Rajat Jayanti Varsh Samaroh by Bharat Vikas Parishad-2018, Lucknow
- Kathak Rang 2021 by NCZCC (North Central Zone Cultural Centre)
Shreya Verma is the student of GD Goenka Public School and she is managing her study and dance very effectively. Not only in dance, she is also very intelligent in academics and she has proved it won the Gold and Silver awards at the state, national and international level in BRAINOBRAIN.
The Child Prodigy Magazine recognizes the kids who are extraordinarily talented and Shreya Verma is one of the Top 100 Child Prodigies. She has earned the title “The Kathak Dance Champion” by The Child Prodigy Magazine for her extraordinary skills in Dance.