NIPA-Nartan Institute of Performing Arts

  • Classes for all abilities and levels.

  • Personal attention to every student

  • Versatile Choreography

  • Equal opportunities to perform

Contact us to find out how to join us. CALL - +61 432626838 For more information CONTACT PERSON DR. KANAN SHAH


Nartan Institute of Performing Arts (NIPA) is a Sydney based dance school.  NIPA provides training in Bharatnatyam, Bollywood and Folk Dances of India. Classes  are for all ages-for as small as 3 years till adults; for all abilities-from beginners to advance. The institute provides platform for basic to extensive skill development and learning in dance and performances at various levels. Whilst the basic focus is on teaching/development and performances for students, they are also profound at customizing dances for events, stage shows and tailor-made workshops. The institute also designs programs for introduction of dance to kids at various day care centres and schools, dance for fitness and program for seniors.


The students of the institute have equal opportunities to perform and get involved at various festivals Indian community events and council events. NIPA has been associated with many councils of Sydney for a variety of council events including Burwood Spring Festival, Doonside Festival, Woodcroft Lake Festival, Blacktown City Festival, Haldon Street Festival, Strathfield Spring Festival, Starry Sari Night, Narellan Rhythm Festival, Tregear Festival, Bidwill Festival just to name a few. The institute have been actively involved associating with various multicultural organizations in Australia for promotion and development of Indian art; to name a few–events by Migrant Resource Centre, CIA, UIA, Hindu Council of Australia, Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan Australia, GOPIO Sydney, Indian Support Centre, Hindi Gaurav, Star Event Productions, Harman Foundation, Indigo Foundation and many more over years. The institute also have contributed to various fundraiser and charitable initiatives. NIPA has been involved as the dance partner for the major fundraiser of The Cancer Council- ‘Stars of Parramatta’.

Dr. Kanan Shah

Founder and Director of

Nartan Institute of Performing Arts (NIPA)