Dr. Dimple Nair
Dimple is an Indian Classical Dance exponent who holds a Doctorate degree in Fine Arts from Mumbai University under the guidance of her guru Padmabhushan Dr. Kanak Rele. She is a scholar in Bharatanatyam from CCRT for 10 years and a recipient of National scholarship in Mohiniattam for 3 years. The various awards that she has received include the ‘Mahakavi Vallathol Award’, International Nritya Shiromani Award, Nrithyabharathi 2015 Travelling Dance Festival’ held in California, USA, ‘Naatya Saradi Award’, ‘Gopi Krishna National Award’ 2017 and recently ‘Tarang Ratna Award’ 2018. She has represented India in the Olympics 2000 in Australia. She was the Indian Dance Consultant for the 15th Doha Asian Games in 2006 and an active Participant of Nalanda Productions such as Kanchan Mrg, Santavani, Chaturdhaara, Devi and more. Her commendable performances include Khajurao Festival, Konark Festival, Uttaradhikar festival, Young Dancers Festival- Trichur Kerala, Yuva Nritya Mahotsav, Discovery of India (Kal Ki Khoj), Geet Govind Festival, Mumbai, Nrityotsav, Mumbai, Dubai International Dance Festival, UAE, India at Mindil, Darwin, Australia, and International Folklore Dance Festival, Georgia. Her creditable choreographies in Qatar include Creation of the Earth” for Reach out to Asia, Doha Tribeca Film Festival (DTFF), (UNEP) World Environment Day Celebrations, Doha Cultural Festival, Youth Theatre Festival-Kuwait, Train Six Inauguration for RasGas, Qatar Summer Wonders, Opening Ceremonies for the Chairman's Cup Football Tournament, Qatar Flower Each Spring Festival to name a few. With her numerous international performances, creditable choreographies, and excellent educational and training experiences, she is considered as one of the best in the field of Indian Classical Dance in the entire GCC. Dimple’s artistic skills and admirable passion for the Performing Arts has contributed to all the significant milestones of IAID since its inception in 2001. She continues to inspire a lot of young students through her guidance and expertise..