About Karthik Tantri

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Karthik Tantri

Karthik Tantri is the Founder, Artistic Director & Choreographer of Abstratics Creative Dance Company and conducts regular classes and workshops in Contemporary Dance. With contemporary dance form he creates cutting-edge work that is relevant, honest and immersive to the society and times we live in.

At Abstratics, Karthik works extensively with the company repertoire and conceptualized, choreographed & directed dance productions Journey, Inner Child & Archetype.

He has performed in many shows & stages like India Dance Jathre, International Salsa Congress, Kuniyona Baara, Dance Mela, Yuva Dasara etc. He has conceptualized & choreographed thematic dance productions for many schools in Bangalore.

Karthik been as judge for KISA (Karnataka ICSE School Association) Utsav 2019 and also for dance competitions at Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Dayanand Sagar College of Engineering, PES College of Pharmacy, Reliance Trends, Sony Ericsson etc.

He has conducted contemporary workshops in Bangalore, Mysore, Kundapura, Ankola & Malavalli with the motive to share & spread the love of dance. He has been invited to conduct contemporary workshop in the prestigious event Dance Jathre and also conduct a dance therapy workshop in Sri Kumaran Children’s Home of Educational Council, Bangalore.

Collaboration/Performances with other dance companies/artsits

  1. Played lead character “Ravana” & also was a co-choreographer for “Lord Of Lanka”, a classical opera which was directed by Meena Das Narayan & produced by Bangalore Club for Kathakali and the Arts (BCKA).
  2. Was part of “18 Days, Dusk of an Era”, a dance musical by Prabhat Arts International.
  3. Performed in the prestigious international dance festival “Dance Jathre”, organized by Guru. Vyjayanthi Kashi.