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Divya Kasturi

Current work: Forgot Your Password? Touring the UK in 2015

Venues: Watford Palace Theatre; Key Theatre, Peterborough; The Place, London; Harlow Playhouse.

Divya Kasturi is a multifaceted dance practitioner with more than two decades of performing experience. Trained in the styles of Bharatanatyam and Kathak, Divya is also a Carnatic vocalist. She has lent vocals for various albums and films in India and she has worked with Sir Paul McCartney and Nitin Sawhney in the UK.

A qualified electronics engineer, Divya completed her M.A in South Asian Dance Studies at the Roehampton University with setting the record to have created the first virtual masters dissertation in the field of South Asian Dance practice-as-research. Divya has also trained in Western contemporary Dance technique at The Place in addition to studying Choreography modules at masters level.

Her extensive experience in the Indian television industry encompasses English news reading, program anchoring, conceptualising, directing and presenting a dance learning series for kids.

She has performed for the BBC as part of Look East feature and toured internationally with Complicite’s award winning theatre production, A Disappearing Number, including the West End, Broadway and in cinemas worldwide through National Theatre’s NT Live series.