The objective of this academy is to impart training in Kathak. In 2006 it started with a small group of 10 students. Today it has grown to a student strength of over 60 ranging from the age of 5 years to over 50 years. The academy has trained more than 200 students over the years.
The academy today has over 60 students divided into various batches according to their level of training. Each batch is given two classes per week of 60 minutes duration each. Classes are held on weekdays in the evening and Saturday morning.
TRYKS has a large air-conditioned studio that is well equipped with wooden flooring, mirrors, drinking water /washroom facilities.
There are accompanying professional tabla players, vocalist players and harmonium players with all running classes. These professional musicians are well trained and highly experienced in their respected fields.
RYKS is affiliated to one of the centres of ‘Prayag Sangeet Samiti’ – A recognised institute of Dance & Music. RYKS helps facilitate its students who wish to take Kathak Exams (Praveshika to Prabhakar) through this centre. The diploma/degree given by this university is respectively recognised by other institutions.
Hum Kadam – The Annual Performance
RYKS provides a performance platform to all its students every year. This event called ‘Hum Kadam’ is held on a very professional level in some of the most prestigious venues of Delhi /NCR. The entire performance is choreographed by Rachana Yadav. Professional music composers ,light designers and live musicians are hired for events.