Purnendra Meshram

Purnendra Meshram

Purnendra Meshram

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Currently working on:

Currently working on my solo "Sweet Spot" which is based on my personal experience about finding balance, and researching for my new idea based on memory.

Quick Facts:

Purnendra Meshram is an India based contemporary dance practitioner, who is working nationally and internationally. He is a performer, choreographer and educator. As an artist, he is interested in making dance/movement as education for everyone  and creating inclusive performances that can be accessed by a large community. His choreographic choices reflect the realities of everyday life. His work 2 MEN won the winner title on festival 10 sentidos, Valencia, Spain and same performances have been invited to "Prakriti Excellence in Contemporary Dance Awards.


He has worked with renowned choreographers and theatre directors in India and abroad (Robert Moses, Sudesh Adhana, Deepak Kurki Shivashamy, Anne Tourien, Sonia Rodriguez to name a few). He worked in Dubai Parks and Resort for a year as a performer. 


As an educator, he works with both dancers and non-dancers to introduce them to the beauty and simplicity of creative movement. He has been invited to teach in dance/theatre residencies and runs his own dance/movement workshop. He received his diploma in mix media and movement arts from Attakkalari (Center for Movement Arts) in Bangalore.

Three relevant works from the last 5 years of artistic practice:

  • Sweet Spot (2022), Contemporary dance solo, Premiered in Goa, India, Self produced work in progress solo piece.
  • 2 MEN (2018), Contemporary Dance Duet, Premiered in Chennai, India. Self produced full length duet piece between Purnendra Meshram and Pradeep Gupta.
  • In A Muddle (2018), Contemporary dance solo, Premiered in Bangalore, India, Self produced work in progress solo piece.

Highest educational degree:

MBA in Finance

Work samples:

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TWO MEN

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SWEET SPOT

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Do You See Me or Do I See You?

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In A Muddle