ID Academy is an extension of ID International Preschool, It aims at providing versatility and brings out the individual potential that one has. It offers Western Dance, Music, Photography, Counseling & Therapy and other services according to the need and demand. ID also encourages young talents who are looking for opportunities.

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David Samson

Founder & Artistic Director

David Samson, the founder and artistic director of the ID academy. He is also the founder of chennai’s leading preschool ID international and has bagged many achievements over the years. He is specialised in school psychology and completed his Masters in Psychology from Madras School of Social Work. His immense love for his passion has made him a certified dance therapist from the very renowned dance therapists likes of Thirupura Kashyap of New Delhi, Brinda Jacob of Bangalore and Preetha Ramasubramanian (Movement Psychotherapist, University of London) of Chennai. He has also been trained under veteran artistic director Mr.Prasana for five years. He has also been awarded the “BEST ENTREPREUNER OF THE YEAR 2016 IN THE FIELD OF PRESCHOOL” issued by The Entrepreneurs Council of India.

Sanjana Varma


Sanjana Varma the co-founder of ID academy completed her Sociology from Stella Maris College and her Masters in Psychology from the University of Madras. She has participated in several inter college dance competitions and has won prizes. She is very passionate and encourages children to bring out their creativity.


Partner, Manager & Instructor – ID Music School

Prince the partner, manager, and instructor at ID academy have completed his visual communication. He is very ingenious and passionate about music. He earlier started his career as a sound engineer and a dubbing artist and has evolved into a profound music instructor for the past 6 years. He is also a professional photographer and graphic designer.

MJ Johny

Manager, Instructor – ID DANCE S2DIO

MJ Johny, has been a noted dancer and choreographer for over a decade. He is extremely passionate about dance from his childhood and has been practising with dedication professionally. He is experienced in gymnastic for 6 years. He has participated in south India’s famous dance shows like Maan aada mayil aada, Jodi no 1 in Vijay tv & Dance thamizha dance in Zee tamil. He has received many awards and recognitions for his sheer hard work. He is well known for his expertise in western and Bollywood cinematic dance. He also choreographs for schools, colleges and corporate events.


Instructor, ID Music School

Prasanth Ramesh is a musician and a sound engineer working in film industry for the past 6 years. He is a mechanical engineer and works as general manager for VS Media Works, specializing in video and audio productions. Teaching has always been his greatest passion and he loves to help people to find their music interests. He has been an instrument tutor for more than 6 years specialising in keyboard, piano and guitar.


Instructor Dance, Yoga & Art

Thamizharasan is a young happy soul who left his regular corporate life to pursue his passion. He has two years of experience in dance, yoga and art.