Bombay Institute for Performing Arts® - BIPA is an independent performing arts Institute in India, situated in Mumbai. Founded by Ms. Mithali Ganesh Shetty, a young entrepreneur and highly qualified in Performing Arts. Specialized in skills in professional dance, having great understanding of the technical skills involved in Dance Composition (Choreography). Integrated technical practices in the study of professional dance. Performance in Professional Dance and relevant knowledge of the industry and the ability to transfer skills to enhance both professional and personal progression.
BIPA welcomes students from diverse national and international backgrounds that demonstrate a high level of potential and passion for the courses and classes offered. Offering a place where people can learn professional arts, meet new people, have fun and feel comfortable during their training .This provides our students with up-to-date steps and technique and access to the latest dance trends and direct access to our Bollywood industry news. In the vibrant atmosphere at the college we support a policy of open communication creating a unique working environment producing positive, versatile, communicative, young professional performers.
BIPA educates and trains young performers from the age of 4 and above in Performing Arts to become strong, disciplined and confident performers. BIPA boasts a modern outlook, active atmosphere and inspiring setting, making the institute an energizing and contemporary place for learning.
We accept students based on their raw talent, believing that raw talent surpasses size, height, weight, culture, religion and socio-economic status. It is the mind-set that has made us the most diverse dance and performing arts institute in India.
BIPA as an institute run various performing arts courses and fitness classes giving everyone of all ages the chance to train and perform at their best. For all of its courses, BIPA looks for applicants with talent, drive and personality who are committed, disciplined and hardworking.
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Meet Our Director
Mithali Ganesh Shetty is a highly motivated and enthusiastic “Performing Arts” graduate from SLP College of Performing Arts, Leeds U.K. (Affiliated Trinity College of London (U.K.). A certified International Dance Teacher and member of the International Dance Teacher’s Association, London (IDTA). A certified Public Speaker from London Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts (LAMDA)(U.K.). Also gained certification and training as a TV Presenter and Voice Over artist from London Academy of Media, Film & TV (U.K.). Mithali has received her certifications from various institutions in Mumbai such as Indian Television Academy School of Performing Arts (ITASPA) for Bollywood Dance Course, Anupam Kher's Actor Prepare School for Acting Course, and pursuing her 2nd year in Nrithyashastra : Dances of India from Nalanda Dance Research Centre.
Mithali also trained in Indian classical dance forms like Bharatanatyam, Mohiniattam and Folk. She began her teaching experience at the age of 15 under Choreographer Delicious Sahadevan, Founder at Delicious Dance Academy (DDA) Muscat,Oman. She assisted him in various shows in Muscat, performed last year at his mega-success show 'DDA LA FEST 2016'. Mithali has been working as an Assistant Choreographer to Bollywood show master Sanjay Shetty and performed at various blockbuster shows (listed below) with Superstar Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, Prabhudeva, Sonakshi Sinha, Ranveer Singh, Katrina Kaif, Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Bipasha Basu and more..
- IIFA 2017 at New York.
- IIFA South 2017
- IPL Opening Ceremony
- Salman Khan’s Da Bangg Tour – Hong Kong, New Zealand, Australia & U.K.
- Global Citizen Festival India
- Dance+ Grand Finale 2016
- Zee Rishtey Awards and many more on her list.