Debnrutyam Studio is one of the premier cultural institutions of Orissa, runs under the guidance of Guru Shingar Mani Debasish Pattnaik who is a renowned educator, performer and choreographer of Indian Classical Odissi dance.  This studio has made a strong identity by making it a well known established Odissi dance institute in Sundargarh District, Established in the year 2008, it has made major contributions in projecting and popularising Odissi dance and music by coming up with its branches in Rourkela, Bangalore, Kerala, as well as imparting intensive training to artistes both in India and abroad. It maintains a close association with several cultural institutions in India, Malaysia, Vietnam, Japan, Colombia, Russia, and The United States of America. Upholding a rich cultural heritage, the institution has moved ahead with its noble and dynamic mission to embrace many artistes into its cultural fold. Through its multifaceted activities it aims at international cultural amity and harmony.

It is a unique institution where studios are never silent. Training classes are conducted by eminent and experienced gurus (teachers) in a scientific manner round the clock. It also organises cultural evenings like Nartakh “The Male Dance Festival”, Odissi Seminar and Rudradhara & Smruti Shradhanjali Festival every year in Rourkela. 



By its very nature, dance is a collaborative art form. The choreographer holds the creative vision and guides all the elements that go into the making of a dance.



The mission of Dance Exchange is to ignite inquiry, inspire change, and connect people of all ages more deeply to the questions at the heart of our lives through dancemaking and creative practices.



Planning a lesson is like choreographing a dance. You need a beginning (Warming Up and Introducing the Concept), a middle (Exploring the Concept and Developing Skills), and an ending (Creating and Cooling Down).


Vision of Debnrutyam Studio is to realize a far-reaching indian classical Odissi dance of Late Guru Dr. Deba Prasad Das Gharana awareness through seminar, programs, implementing projects, tutorials and organizing festivals across barriers. So that the full potential of effort of Late Guru Dr. Deba Prasad Das for this style can be restore and expressed as it woes.


Our motto is to provide training in the field of Classical dance and performing arts to all people with talent and passion. Producing informed dancers, choreographers and art workers embracing the roots from which these art forms evolved.


Dance teaches the importance of movement and fitness in a variety of ways through a variety of disciplines. As well, dancers learn to coordinate muscles to move through proper positions. Dancing is a great activity to pursue at almost any age provided you are in proper health to handle the rigors of dancing for life.


These are some of the many attributes of our friendly talented faculty. We do our best to make sure that all students receive the best possible dance training. To do this, we have made it a priority to have a teaching faculty that is highly qualified in terms of teaching / dance experience and training.



Debasish’s descriptive, spatially demanding, thought provoking and uniquely heart-warming choreography has always won over varied audience.



Locates or proposes potential business deals by contacting potential partners; discovering and exploring opportunities. He deals with contracts by developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with studio operations.



Elena Knyazeva is a Russia (Moscow) based Odissi teacher and performer. She gives regular Odissi dance classes and performances as well as workshops.



Smita’s involvement is unique w.r.t. her contribution. she monitoring student´s performance, Plans different activities that adapts teaching methods to meet student´s needs.


The mission of Debnrutyam Studio is to ignite inquiry, inspire change, and connect people of all ages more deeply to the questions at the heart of our lives through dancemaking and creative practices.