education

2004 - 2006 | Advanced Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance)
Western Australian Academy for Performing Arts, Perth, AU

 

2002 | Graduate Diploma in Secondary Education
Murdoch University, Perth, AU

1998 - 2000 | Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Biology)
Murdoch University, Perth, AU

training

2020 - ongoing | Odissi virtual mentorship Bijayini Satpathy, IN

 

2013 - 2015 | Classical ballet & contemporary techniques Nicole Kohler, BE

2009 - 2012 | Kathak Urja Desai Thakore, UK

2001 - 2004 | Classical ballet, ISTD syllabus Stella Johnson, AU

1989 - 2001 | Bharatanatyam, Odissi, classical ballet, Graham & Cunningham techniques 
Sutra Dance Theatre, MY

1986 - 1989 | Bharatanatyam Bawani Kanesamoorthy, Padmini Kalalayam, MY

awards & grants

2020 | Development Grant Flanders State of the Art, BE

 

2011 | Travelling Schorlarship Milapfest, UK

performance

2021

Mar, nimbus, online premiere, Maghenta.be, BE

Feb, nimbus, film screening, Sangam Festival 2021, Dancehouse Melbourne, AU

Feb, In The Living Room, Kalpanarts with Groot Omroepkoor NL, Den Haag, NL
 

2020
Feb, Hum in my Heart, Amina Khayyam Dance Company, Luton, UK

Feb, Material Men redux, Shobana Jeyasingh Dance, UK tour

2019

Dec, Odissi duet with January Low, International Odissi Festival, Bhubaneswar, IN

Oct, Solo Odissi, Shoonya Centre for Art and Somatic Practices, Bengaluru, IN

Oct, Solo Odissi, Nartaka Festival by Natyanjali Trust, Chennai, IN
Jun, Solo Bharatanatyam and Odissi for Accademia Sangam, PimOff Theatre, Milan, IT

Jun, Solo Odissi at ​Samarpan Mahotsav by Jaivant Patel Dance, Arena Theatre, UK
May, Solo Odissi, Centre Mandapa, Paris, FR
May, Rite of Spring, Seeta Patel, UK tour
Mar, Material Men redux, Shobana Jeyasingh Dance, Faro, Portugal


2018

Nov, Kings Day celebrations with Bollylicious, Hyderabad and Chennai, IN
Oct, Solo Odissi at Nartan by Nupur Arts, Curve Theatre, Leicester, UK
Sept, Material Men redux,
 Shobana Jeyasingh Dance, Internationale Tanzmesse, Düsseldorf, DE
Jul, Solo Odissi, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, London, UK
Jun-Jul, Simeon, Kalpana Arts Reimagined, IN tour

May, Sitara with Bollylicious, Mumbai, IN

Feb-Apr, Simeon, Kalpana Arts Reimagined, NL tour

Jan, Solo Bharatanatyam and Odissi, Drishtikon Home Studio Baithak, New Delhi, IN

2017

Sept-Oct, Bayadère - The Ninth Life, Shobana Jeyasingh Dance, Sadler's Wells Theatre, UK
Jun-Dec, Simeon, Kalpana Arts Reimagined, NL tour
Mar, Margam - Solo Bharatanatyam, produced by Akademi, Rich Mich, London, UK

Feb-Mar-Apr, Material Men redux, Shobana Jeyasingh Dance, UK tour

Jan, Rebel's Cross, Kalpana Arts Reimagined, Flamenco Biennale, NL

2016

Dec, Solo Odissi, Serendipity Arts Festival, Goa, IN
Nov, Solo Odissi, Festival Sursadhana, LT
Oct, Workshops & performance, Odissi, Sonika Festival, Madrid, ES

Sept, Solo Odissi, 'Reflections of Two Decades', 20th Anniversary of World Dance Company

Stora Teatern, Göthenburg, SE

Aug, Erasing Borders Festival of Indian Dance, organised by the Indo-American Arts Council, and co-hosted by Battery Dance Festival, New York, US
Jun, Outlander, Shobana Jeyasingh Dance, Biennale Danza 2016, Venice, IT
May, Learning to Dance, Balbir Singh Dance, 'Alchemy Masters', Southbank Centre, UK
May, Solo Odissi, Navadisha 2016 International Dance Conference, mac Birmingham, UK
Mar, Decreasing Infinity, Balbir Singh Dance Company, British Dance Edition, Millenium Centre, Cardiff, UK

 

2015

Dec, Solo Odissi, Suvarna Parva - Kadamb's 50 glorious years, Ahmedabad, IN

Nov, Dhe Ki Ta, Balbir Singh Dance Company, UK tour

Nov, Ram Lila, Phizzical Productions, Leicester Diwali celebrations, UK
Nov, KrebsFest, Balbir Singh Dance Company, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
Oct, Material Men, Shobana Jeyasingh Dance, UK tour
Oct, Artist Invites, Balbir Singh Dance Company, Canvas Studios, London, UK
Sept, Material Men, Shobana Jeyasingh Dance, UK tour

May, Decreasing Infinity at Between the Notes, Rich Mix, London, UK

Mar-Apr-May, Bayadère - The Ninth Life, Shobana Jeyasingh Dance, UK tour
Feb-Apr-May, Tightrope Walker by Kalpana Raghuraman, Toneelschuur, Haarlem, NL tour

Feb-Mar, Jham! by Srishti - Nina Rajarani Dance Creations, UK tour


2014
Oct-Nov, Dance of the Dead Poet by Nicole Kohler, Theater Scala, Gent