Welcome

Welcome to Singapore’s premiere institution for Indian performing arts!

Established in 1952, the academy has passed several milestones over the years and established itself at the forefront of Indian performing arts in Singapore.

We welcome you to find out more about us in this website!
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Nrityalaya Aesthetics Society

Formerly known as Bhaskar’s Academy of Dance, Nrityalaya Aesthetics Society (NAS) is the dedicated teaching wing of Bhaskar’s Arts Academy.

The Society was founded by the late KP Bhaskar in India in the late 1940s. In 1952, he established it in Singapore and was later joined by his dancer wife, Santha Bhaskar.
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Upcoming Events

Bhaskareeyam 2024

04 Jul 2024

BAA’s annual performing arts festival Bhaskareeyam is here! The Festival serves as a platform for artists to come together and celebrate the Arts.


As part of Bhaskareeyam 2024, dynamic dancing duo Renjith & Vijna conduct a masterclass for dancers.


As part of Bhaskareeyam 2024, Kathak exponent Avenav Mukherjee conducts a masterclass and two workshops for dancers.


Recent Events

A festival to bring the Kathak community together and to give the ancient dance form the spotlight it deserves.


Sprouting from our CreationLab, Stree - The Divine Feminine explores the aspects of femininity in nature and the divine.


Radin Mas

14 Oct 2023

In keeping with our mission of reaching across cultures through dance, we are proud to collaborate with Sri Warisan Som Said Performing Arts in this breathtaking story of filial love.