SANJUKTA BANERJEE

Sanjukta Banerjee is an Indian Classical dancer and educator specializing in Bharatanatyam and Mohiniyattam. An empanelled dancer with Indian Television, Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre and Sangeet Natak Academy, she has extensively toured all over India, Middle-East, South-eastern countries of Asia, Europe, USA and North America. Sanjukta has performed in various major Dance and Theatre Festivals all over India. Sanjukta has gained wide acclaims for her performances of "Durga" for Doordarshan on the occasion of MAHALAYA for National Network Indian Television since1994 to 2014 and also in the role of Draupadi in Mahabharata dance drama for NABC' 2013. Artistic Director of Saugandhikam Dance Academy, she conducts classes in Toronto and Mississauga, also offers Skype/online lessons of dance. She is currently pursuing Doctoral studies at Dance department of York University, Toronto with research interests in gendered bodies and reenactment of movements in traditional repertoires.

 

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