Jhanak always encourages its students to perform on stage since performances make a dancer more confident and it creates a sense of achievement. Since its inception in 2004, Jhanak’s students have participated in numerous prestigious events including the following:
• Dance India Dance (North America)
• BOOGI WOOGI Dance Competitions
• National Cherry Blossom Festival
• International Children Festival at the Wolf Trap
• Reston Multi-cultural Festival
• Image-In-Asian Talent show
• Zee Heritage India Festival
• Dance Maasti – Dance competition
• IDC Dance competition
• Holi Celebration
• India’s Republican Day Celebration
• Ganesh Festival
• Dusserah Festival
Jhanak also organizes annual recital every year where all students get a chance to portray their talents. Jhanak students have been extremely successful in many competitions and have a unique record of winning at least one prize in every competition they participated since its inception. This speaks of about their motivation, hard-work and love for dance that Jhanak’s artistic director instills in them. Students’ success is the true reflection of the quality of dance training that they get in Jhanak Dance Academy. Here is a list of students’ success at the competitions:
• Dance India Dance (North America) – Top 10 finalist (telecast in Zee TV)
• BOOGI WOOGI Dance Competitions – state Championship – two times
• Dance Maasti – Dance competition –2015 & 2016 – 1st prize (junior and senior category)
• THE ACADEMY OF MUSIC & FINE ARTS competition (2015) – 1st, 2nd and 3rd (junior), 1st (senior)
• THE ACADEMY OF MUSIC & FINE ARTS competition (2014) – 2nd (junior), 1st (senior)
• Ganesh Festival – won 5 prizes (1st place in all categories, 2nd prize (junior & senior))
• “IDC” Dance Competition - 2nd and 5th prizes (Jr. group), 2nd and 5th (Sr. group) First and 3rd prize (Sr. solo)
• “Dance Maasti” Dance Competition (2011) - First and Third prizes (Jr. group), First prize (Jr. solo), 2nd prize (Sr. group), 2nd & 3rd (Sr. solo)
• “Dance Maasti” in Heritage India Festival (2012) - First and Third prizes (group), First and Third prizes (solo)
• BOOGI WOOGI Dance Competition- State level champion
• “Dance Maasti” in Heritage India Festival (2011) - First and Second prizes
• Jeep Dance Masti (2010) - First and Third prizes
• IDEA Classical Dance Competition (Kathak category) - First and Second prizes