EXPERIENCE
 
Touring & Performance History 2002 to 2014
Solo Performances within India
Raindrops Festival, Mumbai, July 2013
Bhavanubhav Festival, Bhopal, February 2013
Natya Vriksha Young Dancersí Festival, New Delhi, April 2012
Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan Annual Festival, Chennai, December 2011
Sangeet Natak Akademiís Nritya Pratibha, Vishakhapatnam, April 2011
Dhwani Pehchaan Series, Habitat Centre, New Delhi, April 2011
SAARC Artist Camp by Seher, Trivandrum, February 2011
National Odissi Music & Dance Festival, Bhubaneswar, December 2010
NCPA Nakshatra Dance Festival, Mumbai, October 2010
Udaya Raaga Festival, Bhubaneswar, March 2010
Nalanda Nrityotsava 2010, Mumbai, January 2010
Monsoon Festival, India International Centre, July 2010
Mukteswar Festival, Bhubaneswar, January 2010
Indradhanush Festival, New Delhi, January 2010
Uday Shankar Dance Festival, Kolkata, December 2009
Devadasi National Dance festival, Bhubaneswar, October 2009
HCl Concert Series, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, May 2009
Naveen Kalakar Festival 2009, Bhubaneswar
Manishankar Festival, June 2008, Kolkata
Rabindra Utsav, May 2005, Kolkata

Solo Performances Outside India

Sydney Dance Festival, Seymour Center, Sydney, April 2014
Dance Fest INDIA, New York, June 2013
Natyalaya Annual Festival, Kuwait, March 2012

Teaching workshops

SPICMACAY Virasat 2014, Katihar, Bihar, India
DanceFest INDIA 2013, Brooklyn, NY
SPICMACAY 2011, Kota, Rajasthan, India

Performances with Odissi Vision & Movement Centre, Kolkata within India

Kinkini Festival, Bangalore, January 2012
Mudra Dance Week, NCPA, Mumbai, April 2011
Ashtapadi Festival, New Delhi, October 2011
Konarak Festival, Konarak, Odisha, December 2011
International Odissi Festival, Bhubaneswar, December 2011
Ananya Festival, New Delhi, October 2010
Ashatpadi Festival, New Delhi, October 2010
Trividha by Seher, Delhi, April 2010
Bharat Bhavan Festival, Bhopal, February 2010
Alvaís Virasat, Mangalore, January 2010
Music Academy Dance Festival, Chennai, January 2010
National Odissi Festival, Bhubaneswar, December 2009
Poorva Dhara Festival, New Delhi, November 2009
Poorva Dhara Festival, Kolkata, November 2009
Pravah Utsav, Goa, September 2009
Pravah Utsav, Jodhpur, February 2009
Ethereal Vibrations, Kolkata, August 2009
Living with Odissi - OVMís home production, Kolkata, October 2008

Performances with Odissi Vision & Movement Centre, Kolkata outside India

Maximum India Festival, Kennedy Center, Washington DC, USA, March 2011
Black Arts Festival, Senegal, Africa, December 2010
ICCR Tour, Sri Lanka, August 2010
Bucheon Expo, Seoul, South Korea, October 2008

Performances & Teaching Workshops with Nrityagram outside India

2006
Toured twice for 3months and 3 weeks (Feb-Mar-Apr-May) and then again for 5 weeks (Jun-Jul) with Nrityagram
Jacobís Pillow Dance festival
Spoleto USA festival, Charleston, North Carolina
World Music Institute, New York, Skirball Cultural Center
Centre for the Arts at the George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Fransisco, California
University of California, Davis
Leeward Community College, Pearl City, Hawaii
Maui Arts and Cultural Center
Kahilu Theater, Kamuela Hawaii

2003
Toured for 3 weeks (Jun-Jul) with Nrityagram
American Dance Fest, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina Central Park, Summer Stage, New York

2002
Toured for 11 weeks (Mar-Apr-May) with Nrityagram
Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Miami Dade College, Miami, Florida
Namaskar Foundation, Stamford, Connecticut
Symphony Space, New York
Washington Performing Arts Society, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
University of Arizona, Tucson

History of Workshops Attended & Other Training (1991-2013)
2013
Workshop on Odissi Taals (Rhythm) by Parwati Dutta at Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, New Delhi

2012
Swiss Ball workshop (Body conditioning) by Dr. Kannan Pugazendi at Sparrc Institute, Bangalore

2011
Intensive Week of Gati Summer Residency as Guest Resident conducted by Victoria Hawke & Chris Lechner from Germany

2010
Workshop in Kolkata on Improvisation in Acting by Mark Kane from Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London
Workshop in Kolkata on auditioning Techniques in Theatre by Mark Kane from Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London

2009
Choreography Conclave by Padatik and Sangeet Natak akademi, Kolkata

2006
Teachersí Training by Tracy Straus, Associate Artistic Director, National Dance Institute, New York
(email ~ tstraus@nationaldance.org)
Strengthening and flexibility of body by Julie Worden, senior dancer of Mark Morris Dance Company, New York

2004
Odissi (Guru Debaprasad Das style) by Srimati Sangeeta Das
Odissi workshop by Srimati Dona Ganguly

2005
Odissi workshop by Srimati Sharmila Biswas

2003
Kalaripayyattu (Martial Art of Kerala), Chi-Gung (Chinese Martial Art), massage by Dr Kannan Pugazhendi
Modern Dance, strengthening and flexibility of body by Alexis Major of the USA
Physiotherapy and Prevention of Injury (Dr Kannan)

2002
Modern Dance by Alexis Major of the USA
Movement and theatre by Wolfgang Hoffman and Fabric Co, Germany

2001
Flamenco by Alicia Morena de Palma of the USA
Aikido (Julius Aib, Australia)
Movement, Theatre, Voice and Gesture (Theatre Der Klaenge , Germany)

2000
Chau (martial art form of Orissa) by Sri Ramani Ranjan Mohanty
Choreography and movement analysis by Mahesh Mahboobani
Mahari style of Odissi by Dr Ratna Roy of the USA

1999
Abhinaya by Srimati Kalanidhi Narayan
Abhinaya and Yoga by Sri Navtej Singh Johar
Odissi by Guru Ramaniranjan Jena
Odissi by Ramli Ibrahim and Sutra of Malaysia
South African Contemporary Dance by Lliane Loots of South Africa

1998
Creative choreography and choreology by Mahesh Mahboobani

1991-1998
Bharatnatyam under the tutelage of Late Srimati Meena Mukherjee, Kolkata