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Aagaaz Theatre Trust
We are a community of educators and arts practitioners, committed to examining and questioning ‘what is’ to probe ‘what could be’. Aagaaz practices arts for social action to bridge gaps in learning, understanding the ‘other’, access, and dignity.
A circle of artists, psychologists and applied arts practitioners (Vrinda, Sanyukta, Priyam, Parmeet) who hold safe spaces and delve into thematic enquiries with individuals, groups, organisations and institutions while using creative methodologies to process material.
Akanksha is a dance practitioner having a major interest in performance and performance making. Her recent bodily explorations deal with the notions of language, violence, and ambiguity. She has completed her Master’s degree in Performance Practice (Dance) from Ambedkar University Delhi and is one of the co-founders of Collective f.
Anannya is a Bharatanatyam dancer from New Delhi and has been training in the art form since the last 10 years. She is a Gender Studies and Sociology post-graduate, and preparing for her PhD in Violence against Women, particularly in educational settings.
As a choreographer, Aseng Borang is attracted towards the vastness of the meanings/interpretations that our physical body/bodies produce in a space. Recently, she has been investigating the body in the realm of resistance, violence, anarchy and archives. She has completed her Master’s degree in Performance Practice (Dance) from Ambedkar University Delhi and is one of the co-founders of Collective f. She is from Arunachal Pradesh and shuttles between her hometown and New Delhi.
Ayesha is a dancer and sociology major, and has trained for 10 years in Street and Lyrical Jazz, Contemporary, Hip-hop, Ballet and Modern at The Broadway Dance Center, New York and at The Danceworx Performing Arts Academy, New Delhi. She has discovered dance as a medium and is eager to use it. With vast experience in the field in the education sector in India and as an experienced teacher and choreographer, she is a communicator, looking to help create a new generation of socially aware and responsible artists. www.dancewithaye.weebly.com
Chandrika Grover Ralleigh
Chandrika is an arts advisor and Artistic Co-Director of PECDA 2022/4 with Farooq Chaudhry OBE. She also serves as Trustee at Adishakti, Auroville and the Asia Art Archive of India.
Greeny graduated from the National School of Drama in 2016, with specialization in Design and Theatre Techniques. She has taught at the Acting Department in Whistling Woods International, Mumbai, and is currently Visiting Faculty at the Amity School of Film and Drama. Since 2018, her focus has been centered around producing and performing original work, creating under the diverse labels of improvisation, acting, dance, and designing for the stage - the uniting theme being the desire to examine intersections of personal politics, aesthetics of form, and spectatorship.
Jasmine is a dance practitioner with a particular interest in investigating dance as a system of care and support for the body. Currently based in New Delhi, she is also one of the founding members of ‘Collective f’. (An independent arts initiative that engages with contemporary dance and dancers, dance-research and performance.) https://www.collectivef.org/about
Madhuri is a dance practitioner and performer based in Delhi, India. She has been a practitioner of belly dancing for the last 6 years. She holds a postgraduate degree in Performance Practices (Dance) from Ambedkar University, Delhi. Her interest lies in practice-based research in belly dancing. She believes that being a belly dancer in India is certainly a disruption and she wants to continue to add to these disruptions through her practice and research.
Based in New Delhi, Mandeep is a dance artist working at the intersections of performance, research and pedagogy.
Manjari is a performer and Theatre teacher and director. She is a graduate of the DUENDE School of Ensemble Physical Theatre (2015). She works extensively with children and her current preoccupations are with questions around gender, sexuality and memory.
Manju is a Delhi based dancer, choreographer and teacher. Her training is in contemporary, jazz, Ccassical ballet, breaking and hip hop. She is a certified yoga teacher from Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Sansthana (Bangalore). Her love to perform for larger audience took her to TV shows for NDTV, Zee TV, StarPlus and Fox Traveller. She has worked in The Danceworx Performing Arts Academy for 6 years as a company dancer. She continues to work with amateurs and professionals in dance and theatre field while she is exploring her movement source through her own disciplined practice of contemporary dance.
Based out of Delhi-NCR, she is an independent performing artist, director, facilitator and Odissi dancer, weaving stories of bodies through the point of view of their various social locations. She is also deeply engaged with the current socio-political uprisings, constantly working towards a collective understanding of justice and human rights. Follow her on Instagram @unsthayee.
Meghna (b. 1987) is a dance artist/researcher based in Delhi. She has a doctorate from Jawaharlal Nehru University, and is teaching at the Department of Art and Performing Arts, Shiv Nadar University. Currently, Meghna is in a virtual residency at Artefact, Dance Nucleus, Singapore, during which she is building her independent choreographic project titled, 'Yarning'.
Mehneer is a dance artist based out of Delhi, working as an educator, choreographer and performer.
Pallavi is a dance practitioner from Hisar, Haryana and based in New Delhi. Her dance interest lies in playing with everyday details of the body, it's movements and techniques through performance and pedagogy.
Ranjana is an artist and writer based in New Delhi. More at www.ranjanadave.com
Sumedha is an India-based interdisciplinary dance artist-scholar, researcher, educator, dance filmmaker and a primary caregiver, experimenting with camera, care, tradition and gender. She is faculty at Jindal School of Liberal arts and Humanities, O.P Jindal University, teaching Theatre and spearheading an interdisciplinary Dance course at Jindal Law School and Liberal arts school. She is the instigator of her practice-led research-creation choreographic laboratory Duet with Camera that activates dialogues and experimentations between movement and camera artists, scholars, filmmakers, writers, and practitioners.
Exploring movement somatically keeps Supriya curious and driven. After integration, she shares these somatic practices through movement education, dance making and performance.
Urvi is an artist based out of New Delhi. She has created works in the overlaps between dance, film, and theatre, with a focus on the body and intimacy.
Varsha is a 24 years old female. Pronouns are she/her. She is a dancer and a choreographer. She has a deep rooted interest in human psyche, emotions and an immense love for dance and movement exploration. Varsha likes to spend most of her time dancing, finding new musics, exploring movements, analyzing and absorbing all the beauty and chaos this world offers. She looks forward to bringing mental health and Art through her dance and artistic vision.