Sangita Chatterjee [Kathak Exponent]
Sangita Chatterjee has emerged as a promising dancer imbibing the lyrical and rhythmic intricacies of Kathak under the able guidance of Smt Vasawati Misra. Her guru helped her imbibe within herself the essense of kathak, it's lyrical and sensuous movements and the treasure of its scintillating rhythmic patterns and subtle abhinaye.
She has successfully completed the foundation course and diploma from the national institure of Kathak - Kathak Kendra at Delhi. Thereafter she completed Visharad and Nipun from Pt. Shambhu Maharaj Kathak Academy - founded in the fond memory of the doyen of Kathak Pt. Shambhu Maharaj by his son Shri. Krishna Mohan Misra and daughter in law Smt. Vasawati Misra. Presently she is a teaching staff at the academy. Her involvement as a dancer also extends to Smt. Misra's repertory "Dhwani".
She is privileged to have performed solo in Baba Allauddin Khan Academy's exchange programme for upcoming artists (Bhopal), Kathak evening sponsered by Habitat World, New Delhi, Anna Pova Lova Festival, organized by Russian cultural center, performed duet at prestigious Dikshant Mahotsav of Kathak Kendra, so on and so forth.
In addition she has performed along with her guru at mamy major festivals of dance. To name a few: Khajuraho Dance Festival, Kathak Mahotsav, Lucknow Mahotsav, Dharmvir Bharati's Jayanti, Vasant Mahotsav, Nisha Gandhi Festival, Sahitya Academy's award function, Giddod music and dance festival etc. She has also toured to Belgium, Surinam, Peru, Venezuela and Columbia with Dhwani sponsored by Indian Counciul of Cultural Relations (ICCR). She is also a recipient of the merit scholarship of Sahitya Kala Parishad, New Delhi
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