Born in 1975, Shri Naren Baruah received his
training in Sattriya dance and Khol-playing under
Shri Paramananda Barbayan. He has also learned
Borgeet under Shri Dharmeswari Barbayan,
Abhinaya from Kamal Chandra Bargayan, Ojapali
under Shri Gopiram Buchabhakat, Pathak under
Shri Bolaram Bargayan, and Odissi dance under
Shrimati Garima Hazarika. Naren Baruah has
received a scholarship for training in Sattriya dance
from the Government of India.
He has performed in various prestigious festivals such as the Konark Festival, Swarnotsav, Nritya Parva, Swarn Nritya Pratibha, Nritya Sangam, Natya Santati, and Natyanjali Festival organized by the Sangeet Natak Akademi. He is at present teaching Sattriya dance at Mitali Kala Kendra, Guwahati.
Shri Naren Baruah is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for the year 2010 for his talent in the field of Sattriya dance.