Performer, choreographer, educator, and published author Rachna Ramya received a Master’s degree in dance from the prestigious Pracheen Kala Kendra in India. She also trained in Choreography at the Natya Institute of Choreography in New Delhi, India. In addition to her degrees in dance, Rachna also holds an MBA from the University of Hartford and a Master’s degree in Hindi Literature from Delhi University. Rachna has won many awards in dance, including a gold medal from Prayag Sangeet Samiti, in recognition of her Kathak skill. Currently, she is on teaching faculty at Trinity College in Hartford and is also the Artistic Director of the Sumbhaav School of Kathak Dance. Rachna is listed in Arts for Learning Artist roster and performs and conducts residencies in various schools in CT. Rachna is with the CT Commission on the Arts since 1993. Rachna also authored a book, titled Kathak: The Dance of storytellers.
Hartford, Connecticut, USA