Born in 1984, Saswat Joshi started learning Odissi, Sambalpuri and folk dance at the age of 5 in his native village Titilagarh in western Orissa, under the guidance of Prasanta Patnaik and Shantanu Behera. He has obtained his degree in dance (Visharad) from Sangeet Mahavidyalay under Chandigarh university in 2003 and got a gold medal from the same university. He has completed his Master Degree from Bangiya Sanskrutik Sansad in 2005. 
From 2001 to 2004 he has received training in the Odissi Research Center, Bhubaneswar.. Since 2004 he is associated with Art Vision, Bhubaneswar and is contuining his training in Odissi under the guide of Padmashree Dr. Ileana Citaristi with whom he is also regularly performing as dance partner. He has already performed in major festival in India and given Lec-Dem and workshop in Odissi and folk dance for different dance institutions. He has choreographed dance productions for stage and Television and participated in several dance competitions held at national level.


Born in 1988, Sagarika is the senior most member of the performing unit. She has started learning Odissi dance in Art Vision since the age of 6 and since 1999 she is performing with Art Vision troupe and   has been part of all the major productions. Along with pursuing  her PH.D in Political Science from Utkal University she is also pursuing dance as a carrier and has already given several solo performances. In 2010 she was part of the tour to Italy and UK sponsored by ICCR.


Born in 1992 Anindita Parida is among the senior dancer of Art Vision. She has started learning Odissi dance in Art Vision in the year 2000. She has taken part in all the major dance productions of he performing unit in the last several years. Her artistic qualification includes Prearambic, Pradeshika (Pratham and Purna), Madhyama (Purna) fram Bharatya Gandharva Mahavidialay. She is continuing PGDM (Post-graduate  diploma in management from Regional College of Management, Bhubaneswar.


Born in 1993 Minati Mohapatra is one of  the senior dancer of Art Vision. She has started learning Odissi dance in the year 2000. She is performing regularly with Art Vision repertory group since the last several years. She is receipent of 'JYOTI SAMMAN' from Naveen Kalakar 2009 and her artistic qualification includes Madhyama (Purna) fram Bharatya Gandharva Mahavidialay. In 2010 she was part of the Art Vision group which visited UK and Italy under the banner of  ICCR> She has completed from Kamala Nehru Women College, Bhubaneswar.



Born in 1991, Pallavi. had studied Odissi for 10 years in Orissa Dance Academi before joining Art Vision in 2008. She has successfully passed the Nritya Visarada in Odissi from Prachin Kala Kendra, Chandigarh  She is equally adept in Sambalpuri folk dance which she has learnt since childhood in her town of origin, Titlagarh, in Western Orissa. After taking part in leading roles of Art Vision dance productions until 2013, she has  now left dance and concentrating on her studies for higher education.



Born in 1994, Upasana is the youngest dancer in the troupe. She has passed the Madhyama Purna (4th year) in dance from Gandharva Mahavidyalay and she is pursuing her plus3  in Science in the Kamala Neheru Women College, Bhubaneswar. She has joined the performing unit of Art Vision since 2008 and has already given performances in different parts of India. She was included among the best top dancers (junior category) in the Odissi International talent search 2012 at Bhubaneswar.     





Born in 1995, Mousumi started to learn in Art vision in the year 2000. Since 2010 she has joined the performing unit and she has taken part in all the major performances with Art Vision troupe in the last years. She is continuing her studies in plus 3 (II year)-Commerce in Rama Devi Women College in Bhubaneswar.  She has passed the Madhyama Purna (4th year) in dance from Gandharva Mahavidyalay. She has got the Cultural Talent Search Scholarship from CCRT, New Delhi , since 2008.



Born in 1982 Alisha Mohapatra is a senior dancer of Art Vision; she was attached to the Institution since its very beginning in 1996. She has taken part in all the dance productions as member of the performing unit and also she functions as assistant in the teaching faculty of the school. Her artistic qualification includes Visharada (Purna) from Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidialay (Mumbai). She is a Graduate in Commerce and is pursuing her studies in Human Research Management in Utkal University. Alisha has been associated with Art Vision up to 2010 after which she had to leave dance for personal reasons.



Born in 1985 Subhalaxmi Samal started learning Odissi dance in Art Vision in the year 1998. She has by now given performances in all the major productions of the Institution and started functioning as assistant teacher for visiting students. Her artistic qualification includes Nrutya Bhashan (Purna) from Orissa Sangeet Nayak Academi and Visharada (Purna) from Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidalay (Mumbai). She has completed  her Post Graduation in Sociology in Utkal University. After her marriage in  2009 she shifted to Australia and continues to teach and practice Odissi over there.


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