Dr. Vats is a star in the realm of Kathak, embodying a multi-faceted persona as a revered dancer, educator, choreographer, and arts administrator. Her journey, illuminated by an innate talent for dance believed to be a divine gift, has been adorned with accolades and recognition both nationally and internationally.
From an early age, Parul has graced prestigious stages worldwide, earning a distinguished track record and commendations, including a doctoral degree exploring the intricate relationship between “Kathak, Krishna, and Thumri.”
Her educational prowess matches her artistic finesse. As the Cultural Coordinator at the esteemed Kunskapsskolan in Sweden, she crafted performing arts-focused curricula and mentored educators. Her tenure at the British Council Library as a drama instructor preceded her significant role as a principal at the renowned Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra, where she contributed profoundly to the institution’s legacy. Her academic pursuit also led her to attain a grade 8 certification in Performance Arts from Trinity College London.
Currently serving as the Dean of the School of Performing Arts at the World University of Design Sonepat, Dr. Parul fervently strives to shape an innovative department promoting interdisciplinary connections between arts, architecture, and design. Her aim is to make performing arts a promising career avenue for young talents by exploring the enriching possibilities at the crossroads of these creative domains.
A beacon for budding dancers, Dr. Parul’s artistry and dedication inspire aspirants to embrace their cultural heritage and aspire for excellence in dance. Through enthralling performances, enlightening workshops, and passionate advocacy, she leaves an indelible mark on the cultural canvas, ensuring the evolution and conservation of traditional arts for posterity.
Her Kathak expertise, refined under esteemed mentors, epitomizes grace and precision. Her performances, marked by flawless footwork, elegant pirouettes, and expressive abhinaya, captivate audiences, showcasing her consummate skill and radiant presence.
Acknowledged for her invaluable contributions, Dr. Parul Purohit Vats received the esteemed Rajasthan Sangeet Natak Academy “Yuva Puraskaar” award, affirming her dedication to Kathak and education. Her journey, dedicated to dance, is a testament to divine blessings, parental guidance, and the teachings of her gurus.