Dances from Kolkata

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This concert will present four classical dancers from Kolkata, India representing 4 different traditions:

Kathakali (Ramyani)

Bharatanatyam (Oindrila Roy Mallick)

Manipuri (Bimbavati Devi)

Orissi (Kaberi Sen).


Kaberi Sen

Dr. Kaberi Sen is a prolific performer, teacher and scholar of Odissi dance, a North Indian style of classical dance. She holds a Ph. D Degree from the Rabindra Bharati University, an affiliate of University Grants Commission under Government of India (2018). She is also equally proficient in Rabindra Nritya, an indigenous dance form generated out of the choreographies for the dance dramas of Rabindra Nath Tagore.

She has learned Odissi dance under the guidance of Guru Smt. Aloka Kanungo for the past twenty-seven years. She has also been learning Rabindra Nritya from Guru Smt. Poly Guha for the past eight years.

 

She has worked as Senior Research Fellow under the Department of Dance in Rabindra Bharati University. She is a graded artist of Doordarshan, the National Television of India.

She won National scholarship form the Department of Tourism and Culture, Government of India. She also received scholarship from Rabindra Bharati University. She is the recipient of Production Grant from the Department of Tourism, Government of India. She won the first prize from West Bengal State Music Academy and Nehru Children Museum. She is an empaneled artiste of Eastern Zonal Cultural Center, India.

She has taught at Indian Cultural Troup, Malhar, Children’s Little Theater, Heritage School in Kolkata, Rabindra Bharati University and her own institution Divine Inspiration.

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