Padma Nrithyalaya Arts was founded in the year 1998 by Smt.Vinosree Shangkar, a disciple of the worid renowned dancer Padmabushan Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam . Vinosree adheres strictly to her guru’s dance style which follows the specifications of the Natya Shastra in performances and instructions to students. The students are adept in the practical, theoretical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual aspects of dance. The syllabus includes Dance theory and Classical music.
Padma Nrithyalaya Arts has produced many dance productions for leading charitable organisations and temples in Malaysia. The students have performed in Malaysia, India, Singapore, Switzerland and Sri Lanka. The institution has conducted workshops and lecture demonstration and organizes and conducts international dance and music festivals in Malaysia with international artists. Arangetrams are conducted only for students who pursue the art seriously and the institution has produced a couple of teachers who run their own institutions in Seremban. Currently, Padma Nrithyalaya Arts conducts dance classes in Seremban, Klang and Petaling Jaya.