- Himadri Madan -
Himadri has worked as a dance performer, choreographer, teacher, and production manager for the past six years in India and is currently pursuing MFA choreography at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. She trained in Bharatnatyam under Guru Srinivasan Rajendra to gain a vocational Diploma, in Kathak under Guru Dr Maya Rao and then Smt. Prerna Chaturvedi (Disciple of Pt. Jaiskishan Maharaj), in Odissi under Smt. Vandana Kassaravalli and in Jazz at Danceworx, Delhi under a scholarship program. After completing her BA Hons. in choreography from Natya Institute of Kathak and choreography, Bangalore University she worked with globally acclaimed companies such as Natya STEM dance Kampni, Anandi Arts Foundation, LVDS, and travelled across India and performed for various prestigious festivals. She was invited as a soloist at Namaste Fukuoka, Japan.
As a choreographer and production manager, she has choreographed and managed over 20 productions in collaboration with companies such as Cornucopia Creations, ISKCON, LVDS, and Anandi Arts Foundation. She has assisted creative dance classes at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. She was also a core team member of the organising committee of Dance world cup- India Qualifiers, 2018 with LVDS and for ASMI- Music and Dance festival with Anandi Arts Foundation. She has written scripts for dance-drama productions, managed the backstage, created light and sound design for various performances. Currently, as a part of her Master’s degree course, she is delving deeper into the subjects of Post-modern choreography and Dance filmmaking. As a progression to her career and with the training she has received she also works as a Dance filmmaker and dance video editor.