Steps Dance Studio was founded in August 2003 by Prithviraj in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad. The goal is to build a dance studio which would provide authentic dance training in modern dance forms and techniques. The aim of the studio is to inculcate the art of dancing for individuals of all ages and skill levels with the help of internationally certified and classically trained instructors. Since its inception, the STEPS Dance Studio has been providing training in Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz Funk, Salsa, Ballroom, Zumba and Contemporary dance.
STEPS Dance Studio presents the modern training from the renowned Broadway Dance Centre, New York City. To enrich the dancing experience, STEPS Dance Studio invites artists from across the globe every 3 months to Hyderabad to share their expertise. It is partnered with the New York-based Human Collective to create and offer its Dance Certificate Program. The Studio has done collaborative shows and events with U.S Consulate, British Council, Alliance Francaise, Government of Telangana, and Government of India among many others.
STEPS Dance Studio provides opportunities for the students to express their creativity through live stage shows. We invite international choreographers to conduct various master courses. We also provide a choreographer for shows, personal training, corporate group events, private events, and film.
We are located at BanjaraHills, Hyderabad and Tirumalagiri, Secundrabad. More branches are in pipeline.
Prithviraj is born and brought up in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and has completed his graduation from Madras University. During the initial phase of his career, he worked as a sales executive and slowly developed his interest towards dance. He has the musical roots and his mother is a Bharatanatyam dancer.
Prithviraj took a bold step and transformed his immense interest towards dance into a full-time career and decided to pursue “Russian Ballet” under the guidance of Ms Ann Tonner (Russian Cultural Centre, Chennai), Mr Prasanna (Swingers) and Ms Heather Macneil (New York). , Post that, he moved to Attakalari Centre, Bangalore to learn Contemporary dance. He was chosen for a workshop held by FACTS INTERNATIONAL Dance Choreo Laboratory in Bangalore.
In the year 2003, he moved to Hyderabad to start his own dance school “STEPS Dance Studio”, at Banjara Hills, Hyderabad. He then moved to New York City to study dance at Broadway Dance Centre under the guidance of globally acclaimed and renowned many choreographers. He further continued to pursue rigorous professional training at Steps on Broadway, Alvin Aily, Peri Dance Centre and Millennium Dance Centre. It was in New York City, he mastered the techniques of Hip-Hop, Modern dance, Jazz Ballet, and Jazz Funk.
The Journey did not end there, he then moved to get a “Certificate in Professional Ballroom Dance” and “Certification as a Salsa Instructor”, at Dance Sport run by Mr. Paul Pellicore. He continued to enhance his skills through professional training in London at the Pineapple Dance Studio and in 2013 he was awarded a scholarship to attend the Contemporary dance festival, “IMPLUSE DANZ”, Vienna.
2018 june he attended Teacher Trainning Course with ABT American Ballet & Theaer National Training Curriculum in NYC, U.S.A . Hyderabad become First city in south india to offer ABT American Ballet Theatre,Pri-Primary Level to Level 3 Course.
Prithviraj continues to travel the world for performing, teaching and learning. The desire to hone his skill & expertise is only paralleled by his love for teaching & extending the support to his students irrespective of their age or skill. He has done more many shows in Hyderabad with his students as well as with artists all over the world.