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Biography

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Srabanti received extensive training in Indian classical dances - Kathak and Bharatanatyam from India under the able guidance of Guru Smt. Sreelekha Mukherjee.   
Srabanti started her training in dance at the tender age of 2.5 years of age.  Even though her training initially started with Kathak few years later Bharatanatyam was also part of her training.   She has been trained in Lucknow Gharana style of Kathak.  She is a Nritya Prabhakar Degree (Graduate Degree) holder in Kathak from prestigious dance and music institution Prayag Sangeet Samiti based in Allahabad, India.   She continues to enrich her education and knowledge in these dance forms. 

She has directed, choreographed and performed in numerous solo/group performances in various prestigious venues in India and US for which she received rave reviews.  Some of the most notable venues which staged her participation and production/choreography include The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts which include the following stages - Concert Hall, Terrace Theater, Millennium Stage, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, The Lincoln Theatre, The National Cherry Blossom Festival and many more.
 
 
For a list of Srabanti and her school's performances please click here

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Srabanti has been teaching in the Washington DC metro area since 1996.  She has held faculty positions at the following music and dance institutions in the Washington DC metro area:

- Bharatnatyam Teacher, India International School, Annandale, VA, 1996-2000
- Kathak Teacher, India School, Bethesda, MD, 2005-2007


She is also a member of Indian Dance Educator's Association (IDEA) in the Washington DC area. 


She is the artistic director of her dance school - Roomjhoom Nrityalaya.  To learn more about the school please click here.
 

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Besides pursuing her passion as an Indian classical dancer, performer and instructor Srabanti is professionally employed full time as a hardware design engineer designing embedded electronic components for satellites, spacecraft and space based digital applications.  

Academically, Srabanti holds the following degrees:
- Masters Degree in Engineering Management and Systems Engineering from George Washington University, Washington DC.
- Masters and Bachelors Degrees in Electrical Engineering from George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.

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