Chhau is a major dance-theatre tradition of India.
Shashadhar Acharya, is steeped in the tradition of Seraikella Chhau Representing the fifth generation in the family of traditional performers who have significantly contributed in the evolution and development of this art form.
He has often stretched his knowledge to use the technique in innovative ways both in dance and theater. A deep-rooted knowledge of his art gives him the confidence to use it in collaborative works with dancers, actors and directors of both traditional and modern discipline.
Shashadhar Acharya has worked on several Research Projects that were done with the help of Fellowship grants awarded by prestigious organizations.
Shashadhar Acharya’s expertise as a professional can be categorized as: