Prateeksha Kashi hails from an artistic family and was introduced to dance at a tender age. Ever since she is being trained in Kuchipudi under the guidance of her mother and guru Vyjayanthi Kashi, a celebrated performer and choreographer. Having attained distinction at the Junior and Senior dance examinations conducted by the State Government, Prateeksha has also received a scholarship from the Central Government of India to advance her studies in Kuchipudi.
Prateeksha has performed in several prestigious dance festivals at regional, national and International levels. An empanelled artist of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Prateeksha has toured various countries including Australia, China, Italy, UK and USA, not only to perform but also to conduct workshops along with her mother and guru. She was selected to represent Kuchipudi in the 100 Member Youth Delegation to China by the Ministry of Youth. Her recent performances heading a team of Kuchipudi dancers in Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa and Mauritius were well received by the audience. She was polled by the audience to be the winner of the dance competition held at New York.
Prateeksha is an A grade artist of the broadcasting media-Dooradarshan Kendra. She has been honoured with Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar 2013-2014 by Central Sangeet Natak Academy, Aditya Birla Kalakiran Puraskar. Prateeksha has the title of Nalanda Nritya Nipuna, instituted by Nalanda Dance Research Centre. Her other awards include 3E-Educating, Enchanting and Empowering Dancer Award, Kalabharathi Yuva Pratibha Award and Aryabhata International Award.