Payal Mistry is a passionate artist who started learning dance at the age of 10. She has been trained in the classical Indian styles of Bharatnatyam and Odissi by accomplished gurus in Boston, Dallas and Mumbai. She started Odissi training with Neena Gulati and continued on to advance her training under the guidance of Meenakshi Seshadri in the year 2002 and subsequently performed her Manch Pravesh in 2006
Her zest took her to Mumbai where she trained under Rabindra Attibuddhi and Jhelum Paranjape. She was awarded “Sringar Mani” by Sur Sringar Samsad in year 2008 and also won second place in the Kanaka Sabha Annual Dance competition the same year. Payal also has to her credit several premier cultural events as a performer and choreographer.
Payal holds MS Human Factors in Information Design degree from Bentley University. She is currently working as a User Experience Analyst in Boston, MA.
Payal can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org