The ECPA has in its objective promotion of various other Indian classical and folk dance forms including Gurukula tradition with a global vision. The institution endeavors to inspire young talents, produce, organize and perform dance events, Arangetrams, choreograph dance dramas, conduct lecture-demonstrations, workshops and more for the diffusion of knowledge.
ECPA had its beginning in the Bharatanatyam dance classes of Rema Shrikant started in Vadodara, way back 1975. During its onward journey, it was nurtured and developed in the Gujarat Refinery and IPCL Townships during 1976 to 1987. By the year 1987, it had grown into a full fledged dance institute and named it Ellora Center for Performing Arts. During the span of more than three and half decades, Rema Shrikant has earned a glorious history of training large number of students, presenting many cultural shows, several Arangetrams and choreographic works.