Brilliant, beautiful, vibrant Kathak danseuse KEYA CHANDA has learnt Bharatnatyam, Kathak, Kathakali and Manipuri from eminent Gurus, but finally choose the style of Kathak under the guidance of Sri Rajen Bose, Smt. Rani Karnaa, Pt. Bachan Lal Mishra and recently she is undergoing training through workshop from Pt. Birju Maharaj.
She was awarded many prizes, like first prize in West Bengal Youth Festival, a gold medal in All India Music Competition, Allahabad , prize in Dover Lane Talent Search Contest and many others. Best classical dancer awarded instituted by “Prerna” . “Panchal Ratna” awarded from Indian Cultural Association , Bairlly in 2009.
She has performed almost all over India in big festivals like Guru Shishya Parampara – Bhopal, Kathak Mahotsav, Sarachhandrika festival, India International Trade Fair in New Delhi, Kathak Prasang in Bomaby, Akhil Bharatiya Sangeet Samaroha in Patna, Nrityotsav in Bhubneshwar, Konark Dance Festival, Vedvyas Dance Festival in Rourkela, Natyanjali dance festival, Udayshankar Nrityotsav in Kolkata, Allauddin Khan Sangeet Samaroha in Maihar M. P. and many other festivals in Bangalore, Lucknow, Dhanbad, Bilaspure, Puri Beach Festival, Pondicherry, Varanasi, Madhya Pradesh,Nahan and many other places.
She has done lot of lecture demonstrations for foreign delegates in Taj Bengal, Grand Hotel – Kolkata organised by Indian Tourism, American Express Bank etc. She was awarded the diplomas of Nritya Visharad, Probhakar and Praveen from Prayag Sangeet Samity, Allahabad . She is an approved "A" Grade artiste for solo performances from Doordarshan Kendra,Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre(E.Z.C.C.),Indian Council for Cultural Relations (I.C.C.R).
She is teaching at “Calcutta School of Music”, Ballygunge, Dance Academy - Arambag, Hooghly, Palayan- Kamarpukur, Akshar- Kolkata and “Makhla Shinjini”, Uttarpara, Hooghly . She has travelled in Europe for performances, workshops and classes. . READ MORE..