Mrs. M.M.I.G.Madurasinghe

Name: Mrs. M.M.I.G.Madurasinghe

Qualifications: BPA(UVPA), MPA(UVPA), Kathak Visharada(Luknow, India)

Position: Head of Department of Indian and Asian Dance


I had my primary and secondary education from Swarnapali Girls’ School, Anuradhapura. I completed my degree, bachelor of performing arts with becoming the batch top and receiving a goaled medal. Masters’ of Performing Arts is from the Visual and Performing Arts University of Sri Lanka, and my professional education includes a Visharadha status for Kathak from Lucknow India. After providing services as a Temporary Lecture (2009-2010) ,Probationary Lectures (2010 -2015 ) and a Senior Lecturer, currently I holds the position of Head of Department of the Indian and Asian Dancing at the Faculty of Dancing and Drama in the Visual and Performing Arts University of Sri Lanka. I have performed as a dancer in many countries such as Australia, Korea, China, Japan, India, Philippines and Singapore and I have conducted workshops on dancing arts in India and Australia.

Research Interests:

Dancing (Udarata , Pahatharata, Kathak, Free style,creative dance)


Madurasighe I.G. , 2010 ” Kathak Narthanaye Gurukula Visheshatha” (Book)

Madurasighe I.G , 2009 “Sanniyakume Nirupitha SAnniwedanaya” – Sanniyakuma hewath dahaatasanniya (research paper)

Madurasighe I.G , 2009 ” Sri mahabodhiya aagamanaya ha badi thuurya wadana sanskruthiya” – Saundarya kala vimarshana 4th session. (research paper)


Performing arts Gold medal Faculty of Dance and Drama, Academic year 2006/2007, University of Visual and Performing Arts of Sri Lanka.


Appreciation of service , Inter university exchange programme at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka.

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