Gurukul Kathak Dance Academy offers Prof. Ranjana Oza award.

My passion for dance began at a young age and is a manifestation of my parent’s nurturing love through the years. As I traveled through life, dance has allowed me to overcome life’s challenges and make life’s high points ever greater.

My parents (DR. S.N.Oza and Prof. Ranjana Oza) instilled this passion at a young age and as my mother’s 90th birthday approaches I would like to invite you to share with me in essay form, how classical dance has impacted your life, so we may share in the impact classical dance has brought up on ourselves and our communities.


How has Classical Dance impacted your life? How has Classical Dance made a difference in your life and what have you gained from the experience? What has Classical Dance enabled for you that was otherwise unreachable?


To enter you must be a Classical Dance student with  at least a 2 years of

training and live within the RTP area. The essay should be personal and must be one to three pages in length.

Send it to:

write your name,residence address,age,email address,telephone.

Deadline:December 1st 2019


The selected essay will receive a $50 cash prize and will be shared with our community.