Background and Training

 

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Anthropologist and East Indian Performing artist with 20 years of experience teaching and performing the classical dance form of Bharatanatyam. Dance history, anthropology of performance physiology and Interdisciplinary work in performing arts and sciences i.e. Exercise Physiology, Anthropometry and injury patterns among Indian Classical dancers within their cultural, socio-economic and genetic context.

Digital technology: Instructional Design, Content Publishing, Human Computer Interaction, User Experience Research and Usability.

 

EDUCATION & TRAINING

 SCIENCES

 

  • Ph.D.      Anthropology    April 1996         University of Delhi        President's Gold Medal    GPA: 4.00
  • M.Sc.      Anthropology    June 1990         University of Delhi        University Gold Medal           GPA: 4.00
  • B.Sc.      Zoology              June 1988         University of Delhi        College Gold Medal             GPA: 4.00

 

PERFORMING ARTS

 

Bharatanatyam (Kalakshetra Bani)

  • Sri Ram Bharatiya Kala Kendra under Leela Samson – 1986 to 1994
  • Prof C.V. Chandrashekar – 1993, 2005, 2011
  • Chitra and Manjari Chandrasekhar – 1994 to 2000
  • Prof M.R. Krishnamoorthy – 1994
  • Prof A. Janardhanan – 1994

 

Mohiniyattam

  • Kalamandalam Kalyani – 1984
  • Kalamandalam Radhika – 2005/2007
  • Kalamandalam Gopinath - 2010

 

Ballet/Jazz

  • Ashley Lobo – DanceWorx Academy New Delhi & Jaan Freeman – Freeman Repertory Dance Company, NY, USA Summer 2000
  • Basic Ballet course at Bellevue Community College (BCC) Bellevue, WA April 2001

Radio

  • Certificate in Basic Broadcasting – Nov 2010
  • Certificate in Community Radio Journalism – Summer 2010

 

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Background & Training

 

Training

 
  1. Received  training in Bharatanatyam, under the tutelage of Padmashree Leela Samson  (1986-1994).
  2. Learnt  under the guidance of Smt. Chitra Chandrashekhar Dasarathy and Manjari  Chandrashekhar. (1994-2000)
  3. Received  three months training from Prof. M. R. Krishnamoorthy of Kalakshetra Foundation  at Kalakshiti, Bangalore (Sept‑Nov 1994). http://www.kalakshetra.org/
  4. Spent a  few months under the tutelage of Prof. J. A. Janardhanan, at Kalakshetra, Madras  (Feb‑July 1994). http://www.kalakshetra.org/
  5. Basic  Ballet course at Bellevue Community College, April 2001.

Workshops

  1. Hosted and attended workshop with Prof. C.V. Chandrasekhar, Padma Vibhushan recipient, August 2011
  2. Workshop with Uma Anand Dandayudhapani Pillai, May 2010
  3. Workshop with Smt Bragha Brassel at Rangoli Foundation, August 2009
  4. Hosted  and attended workshop in Bharatanatyam by Dr. Seshadri Iyengar, August  2008
  5. Hosted  and attended workshop in Mohiniyattam by Dr. Kalamandalam  Radhika, August 2007
  6. Kalakshetra batch of 95 alumni  meet-cum-workshop, Los Angeles, July 2005
  7. Workshop  in Mohiniyattam by Dr. Kalamandalam Radhika, April 2005.
  8. Workshop  on using Kathak in Modern dance by Akram Khan http://www.britishcouncil.or.id/arts/akramkhan.htm 2000
  9. Attended  a modern dance workshop conducted by Jaan Freeman, artistic director of the  Freeman Repertory Dance Company. June 2000 http://www.lotusarts.com/jaan.htm
  10. Attended  a 15-day dance workshop at GANDHARVA MAHA VIDYALAYA, led by Jolsana Menon,  Kalakshetra, Madras, (1‑15 Oct, 1993).
  11. Attended  a 10-day workshop with Prof. C. V. Chandrashekhar, 1993.
  12. Attended  Smt. Kanak Rele's workshop on “Rasa Theory in Natyashastra", September  1991.

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