Kuchipudi Kalamadhuri, Kolkata – the academy which provides a specialized training in the classical dance of Andhra, that is, Kuchipudi – was founded in 1997. Dr. Madhuri Majumdar is the Founder Director of the academy. The dance troupe of the academy has performed at numerous festivals including Uday Shankar festival, ICCR Horizon Programme, Krishna Sayar Utsav, Bargarh Loka Mahotsav, Chausathi Yogini Mahotsav, Paschim Raur Lalit Kala Utsav, Nimapara Mahotsav, Sisirasaras Festival, Bali Jatra Festival, Khordha Zilla Lok Utsav, Andhra Association Golden Jubilee Programme and Big Bangla Rising Star Award ceremony. Several students trained in the academy are performing and teaching Kuchipudi at various places in India. A number of Kalamadhuri students are recipient of prestigious Young Artists Fellowship awarded by Ministry of Culture, Government of India.