Indian Dance Center (IDC)

Classical Kathak and Bollywood Dance Instruction

It's important for us to pass on our cultural heritage...

~ Dr. Sangeeta Bodla

The joy of dance was clearly visible in each one of her students' faces....

~ India Currents, May 2016

“Of all the programs that Babu Patel of Tisha Entertainment
and Rashmi Shah of The Shah Foundation has
brought to the USA in the last 30 years, their collaboration
with The Indian Dance Center must be among their
very best…..” – India West, February 2015





My daughter loves to come to class.

Renuka Bhavani

Her tenacity and uplifting persona is contagious and this infuses a very warm, friendly and fun spirit...

Archana Bhogill

The Dance Academy instills a sense of love for this beautiful Indian classical art...

 ~ Deepa Agrawal

Ruchi makes dancing fun and enjoyable.

Tanuja Murgai

Spectacular display of dance and drama talent.

~ India West, February 2015

Indian Dance Center (IDC) is a traditional Indian dance school based in Tustin, CA and operated by artistic director, Ruchi Lamba.
We proudly offer top-notch instruction in Classical Kathak and Bollywood Dance.


Indian Dance Center (IDC) is a traditional Indian dance school based in Tustin, CA and operated by its artistic director, Ruchi Lamba.

The school is a formal branch of Australia-based dance school, “Shri Raghavan Nair’s Indian Dance Centre” which is often referred to as IDC in the Australian community.

IDC in USA is an independent dance school under the complete guidance and mentorship of the dance teachers who taught and mentored Ruchi Lamba in Sydney.


We proudly offer top-notch instruction in Kathak and Bollywood Dance. We have classes to accommodate dancers from age 2 1/2 through Adult. We also periodically host master classes and specialty classes. Please check our Class Schedule for more information. Feel free to Call us with questions or for more details.

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