About Us

A Little Words About Us

Abu dhabi's Finest arts Institute

Rhythm Institute of Performing Arts, a leading institute in Abu Dhabi and a Music and dance outfit from UAE, is the concept of thought, implementing the systematic learning of dance, arts and music, as the mainstream education and not as an extra curriculum. Rhythm Institute of Performing Arts, is a commitment to the art forms which has begun to spread the beauty of Indian classical dance & music.

Rhythm Institute of Performing Arts was formed in 2021 in Abudhabi City. Through innovative performances, classes, workshops, lecture demonstrations and a strong arts-in-education base, we strive to encourage the growth of the classical arts of India in the UAE. Rhythm Institute of Performing Arts creates engaging and rich performances, which employ modern media such as film, photography and spoken word, as well as collaborating with world music and dance genres, thereby increasing the appreciation and accessibility of these timeless arts.
Rhythm Institute of Performing Arts is dedicated to promoting Indian and western dance in keeping with the strict traditions of these ancient arts. Rhythm Institute of Performing Arts also organizes performances, master workshops, summer camps and lecture demonstrations by visiting and local artists throughout the year.

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An Institute Like No Other

Rhythm Institute of Performing Arts offers ongoing classes in dance, music and arts for adults and children –

The courses are categorized as:

Music: Swarapoorna (Lower Level ) I&II Year
Gana Poorna (Higher Level ) I&II Year
RagaPoorna (Advance Level) I&II Year (Carnatic Music-Vocal, Veena, Violin, Flute, Harmonium, Hindustani Tabla, Mridangam)

Classical Dance(Bharathanatyam, Mohiniyatam)
Natyapoorna : Lower level I&II Year
Natyapoorna : Higher Level I&II Year
Natyapoorna : Advance Level I&II Year

Chithrapoorna (Lower level) I&II Year
Kalapoorna (Higher level) I&II Year

Direct admission also available for higher grades based on entrance examination

Trninty College of London
Students are strongly encouraged to participate in the Music Examination Program of Trinity College London, both the international examinations for Classical and Rock & POP.
Graded exams can give students the only real milestone of their own progress.
Every year Trinity College London supports the music education of thousands of students with assessments across a wide spectrum including popular, jazz, contemporary and classical music

•Implementation into main curriculum as like academic studies
• To consider the art and dance as main curriculum similar to education taught in regular schools and, not as extra curriculum.
• Pursuing the passion in systematic pattern
• Discipline and cultural awareness, away, from the present cult of techno-mobile civilization where machines have overtaken emotions
• Revival of culture and tradition
• Leaping the Light of divine knowledge, in-depth
• To implement a direct discipline of Guru-sishya paramapara.

• A finite objective for the students
• Understanding the logic of performing in perfection
Rhythmic movements with tala and reasoning of the movements
• A milestone of achieving the curriculum to pursue further specialization

Meet Our Team

Dance Teacher & Choreographer
suja kuttikkol

Mrs. Suja Kuttikkol

Suja kuttikkol, a performer, teacher and choreographer, brings tremendous energy and dedication to preserving and promoting the ancient dance tradition of classical dance. she was born in kasargod district. For the past 32 years working as a dance teacher. She have learnt dance under the guidance of her gurus Nileshwaram Raju master, Kalamandalam Vimaladevi, Kalamandalam Leelama.  Taught many children from across Kerala and outside Kerala. Participated many children in sub-district, district, state level, universities and won many prizes.  Worked as a judge in schools arts festival conducted by the state government. Worked in Kasargod district Javahar Navodhaya school for the past 15 years. Since 8 years working in Abudhabi as dance teacher.  Participated many children under her guidance in many youth festivals, competitions conducted by Indian social centre, Abudhabi Malayali Samajam, Kerala Social Centre and won many prizes.  Also teaching online classes for students from Muscat, USA, UK and Germany.

Mrs. Meera RK

Our Carnatic vocal music and Veena instrument faculty, is an extremely skilled and passionate musician and teacher. She started her musical journey at a very young age and is proficient in Carnatic classical music. She has holds her post diploma in Music from the Chempai memorial Govt. music college. Palakkad.

With over 36 years of teaching experience, her teaching methods are remarkable and she constantly perseveres to impart her knowledge. Being a performer herself, she trains her students such that they grow overall as performing musicians.

The following achievements fully highlight and testify to Meera’s prowess in music

  • First rank in Ganapraveena PG degree in all the music colleges of Kerala
  • Nomination for the endowment award of the Sangeetha Nadaka Academy
  • Selection for UNESCO Scholarship
  • First rank in the competitive examination conducted by the public service commission for music teachers
  • Recognition of all India Radio as a graded as soon as she completed her Ganapraveena

Besides conducting music programmes on public stages.  Meera has also been presenting concerts regularly for the last eighteen years through the Radio station at Calicut of all India Radio.

Carnatic Music & Veena Instrumental
Instrumental Faculty

Mr. Vijayan Vannan

Mr. Vijayan Vannan, our Instrumental faculty, is an extremely skilled and passionate musician and teacher, trained under the guidance of great teacher Ustad Hassan Bhai (Former disciple of Shehnai Maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan).  He trained Tabla under Ramakrishnan S/o Kumar Ustad-Kasargod. Karnatic Music under Edaneer Mahalinga bhat.

His lifelong achievements are:

  • Worked as lead Guitarist in Kairali TV “ Patturumal (Musical Reality show)” for  8 years
  • He has trained student in UAE over last 5 years, conducting classes in western Hindustani and Karnatic Music.
  • Lots of his students have appeared for the exams conducted by the Trinity College.
  • He has worked with legends in Malayalam Film Field: KJ. Yesudas, KS. Chitra, G. Venugopal, P. Sujatha within numerable performance in USA, Canada and North East Countries as a part of music Programs.

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