Sunanda Banerjee started learning Odissi dance at the early age of 8 under the tutelage of her Guru Smt. Madhavi Mudgal, one of the foremost exponents of the art form. Apart from being a regular student of her guru, she has had the privilege of having attended workshops conducted by Late Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra in Delhi. She is a graduate in Arts from Delhi University and holds a ‘Visharad’ in Odissi dance from Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mandal, Mumbai. She is a recipient of scholarships awarded by C.C.R.T. (Centre for Cultural Resources and Training) in 1995 and Senior scholarship awarded by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India in 2003.
Sunanda is a graded Artiste of Doordarshan. Sunanda has won prizes for various inter-college dance competitions organized by the Delhi University Colleges in the year 2000. Sunanda has performed in her Guru’s choreographies and travelled extensively in India and abroad as a part of her troupe. Some of her notable performances are- Uday Shankar Ballet Festival (Jaipur & Mumbai), Qutub Festival (Delhi), Pradakshina, (Delhi & Bhubaneshwar), Konark Festival, (Konark),112th Birth Anniversary celebration of Jawaharlal Nehru,Teen Murti
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