ABOUT Dr. FRANCIS BARBOZA
 

Email:francisbarboza@hotmail.com   
dr_francisbarboza@yahoo.com 
Germany.Tel:0049-251-869450 
  

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS 

B.Ph. ( Bachelor of Philosophy ) , Jnana Deepa Vidyapeeth, Poona 1972 
M.A. ( Master of Arts ) M.S. University of Baroda. Baroda 1974 
B.Th. ( Bachelor of Theology ) Jnana Vidyapeeth, Poona 1977 
B.Mus. ( Dance: Bharata Natyam ) M.S. University of Baroda, Baroda 1979 
M. Mus. ( Dance : Bharata Natyam ) M. S. University of Baroda, Baroda 1981  
U.G.C. ( Govt. of India ) Research Scholarship, 1982 
Ph.D. ( performing Arts : Dance ) on " CHRISTIANITY AND INDIAN DANCEFORMS WITH     
     SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE SOUTHERN STYLES" August 1987, M.S. University of Baroda 

AWARDS 

SINGARAMANI : Sur Singar Samsad, Bombay 1980 
INDIAN AND WORLD ARTS AND CRAFTS AWARDS,  New Delhi, 1985 
AMALOBHAVI ART ACADEMY, Eluru, 1989 
GOLD MEDAL : Kalai Maghal Sabha, Madras 1995 
KALA RATNA : Konkan Taram, Bombay 1995 
Maharashtra Kala Niketan Dance Award, 1995 
Maharashtra Kala Niketan , Mumbai 1996 

Nrityasudarshana, KALA DARSHINI, Gunture, A.P. 1999

EXPERIENCE 

Director , from 1987 - Institute of Performing Arts, 
Gyan Ashram, Mahakali Road, Andheri ( east ) Mumbai 400 093 
Teaching dance since 1981 
Participated and Performed in many festiovals and Dance conferences all over the world. 
Choreographed many dance items and ballets 
Produced sound and slide programmes 
Produced videos on Solo and Ballet dances 
Published numerous research articles in both foreign and Indian journals. 
Presented many research papers at various international conferences and seminars.