Select performance venues


The Asia Society (NYC)

Alvin Ailey Theatre (NYC)

Lincoln Center: Bruno Walter and Jazz at the Lincoln Center (NYC)

Harbourfront Centre: CanAsian International Dance Festival (Toronto)

Lincoln Theatre (Washington D.C.)

Queens Museum, Queens, New York

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, MA)

The Boston Center for the Arts

Wellesley College (MA)

Emerson College (Boston)

Boston University

Massachusetts College of Art (Boston)

Museum of Fine Arts (Boston)

Worcester Art Museum (MA)

Tufts University (MA)

Harvard University (MA)

Wesleyan University (CT)

The New School (NYC)

The Boston Center for the Arts

Royal Ontario Museum (Toronto)

Peabody Essex Museum (MA)

The University of Wyoming (Laramie)

The University of Massachusetts (Dartmouth)

Holy Cross College (MA)

The Tsai Center (Boston University)


Lectures and Residencies

University of California, Berkeley, California 2019

Georgetown University, Washington D.C. 2019

Drexel University, Philadelphia 2019

California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco 2019

William Patterson University, New Jersey 2016 / 2019

Holy Cross College, Worcester, Massachusetts 2011

Massachusetts College of Art and Design 2016/ 2015

Marymount Manhattan College, New York, New York 2009

University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming 2008

Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts 2007

The New School, New York, New York 2007

Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts 2005

Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 2004

University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Massachusetts 2001


Awards and Nominations

Artist Fellowship: Cambridge Arts Council (2013)

Award: Gender Hero of Boston 2009, The Theatre Offensive, Cambridge MA (2009)

Award: Excellence in Arts for Social Cause, Khush D.C. (South Asian LGBT Organization,Washington D.C.) (2008)

Nomination: Best Dancer for the Dora Mavor Moore Award, Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts, Toronto, Canada (2007)

Scholarship: Sahitya Kala Parishad, Government of India scholarship for advanced training in Bharatanātyam (1997)

Upasana Samman: Upasana Odissi Academy, Wilmington, MA (2010)





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