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Aparna Sindhoor is the Artistic Director of Navarasa Dance Theater. Currently she is at the Boston University working for a doctoral degree in dance and theater.

An accomplished choreographer and performer, Sindhoor’s is known for her creativity and power to push boundaries. She has conceived and choreographed 21 full-length dance works. She was awarded grants from the Human Resource Development Agency, Government of India, for her dance works, Vachanadara and A Concise Portrait of Indian Woman. In these works she has expanded the boundaries of the traditional Bharatanatyam recital in terms of the subject, style and production. In A Concise Portrait of Indian Woman, she used regional folk dance as part of the choreography, along with the classical dance. She was sponsored by Urban Bush Women to attend the A New Dancer for a New Society workshop at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida in the summer of 1997. She has collaborated with artists and companies such as Roberta Uno of New World Theater, Rangayana and Teesri Duniya. She received grants from Arts International, Somerville Arts Council and Massachusetts Arts council. Sindhoor is the founding director of Navarasa Natyalaya, a performance art school in Mysore.
Aparna Sindhoor is also an experienced actor. Nagamandala, in which she acted as the protagonist Rani, won the best play of the year award at the Karnataka Nataka (theater) Academy. She is one of the three women featured in a documentary film about artists, Take It From Me (2001 Nefertiti Productions). She also co-produced, State Of The Art, a short film.

Shyama/Shikar: A Dance Theater By Aparna Sindhoor
Saturday, 19 February 2005, 8 p.m.
Free admission tickets can be picked up
at the Tsai Center box office after 7 pm
on the day of the performance.
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