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Showmi Das

As a dancer Showmi has trained in Kathak under Jayashree Acharya, a senior disciple of the world renowned Pandit Birju Maharaj. She has been dancing since the age of 5 and her training initially started in Bangladesh in Folk dance, as well as the basics of Bharatnatyam and Monipuri.

She has performed all over the United Kingdom, as well as United States, Thailand, Singapore, India and Bangladesh. She also choreographs for her dance troupe ‘Tridhara’.

She has been working as an artistic mentor with various Councils, Educational Authorities, Arts Organisations and Disabled Organisations in developing and constructing Indian Dance Workshops for primary school children, 16-19 year olds, the disabled and the elderly, where the workshops focus on education, artistic creations, physical awareness and healthy living, while promoting various styles of Indian Dance to the diverse community in England.