Highly-acclaimed Odissi dancer, Amrita Banerjee, started her dancing career at the
age of two with her first performance as a soloist. Amrita’s passion for Indian
classical dance led her to a degree in Odissi from Bombay University.
She is also well-versed in other Indian dance styles ranging from folk and Bengali
traditional to Kathak and Bollywood and has combined different dance forms in her
previous performances, blending them together with great perfection. Jugalbandi,
an Indian fusion, is her specialty. She is also a Dental Surgeon and has managed
both her careers very well throughout her life.
Amrita has been performing for more than two decades, captivating a wide range
of audiences with her charm and grace on a National and International level. She
has been involved in various workshops at schools in India and has trained the
children for shows based on Odissi.
Her performances in Odissi include Mangalacharan, Pallavi, Abinayas and Dance
dramas. Amrita’s renditions of ”Geet Govind”, a dance drama based on the life story
of Krishna, and “Manini-Radhike “based on the life story of Radha , two of the most
loved performances all over India, have been well-received and entertained many
audiences in the past 25 years.