Kanchan Maradan

Performer, teacher and choreographer Kanchan Maradan has been dancing since childhood. She completed an MA in Kathak, one of the classical dances of India, under the guidance of Prerana Shrimali, doyen of Jaipur Gharana. She is also a trained Indian vocalist.

A registered artist with ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Relations) since 2004, she has also received the Junior Fellowship from the Indian Ministry of Culture, from 2005-2007.  She has been teaching since 2000 and has performed extensively around the world, including in Brazil, France, India, Japan, Russia, Sweden and the UK.  She has also worked with world famous Brazilian Director, Fernando Meirelles (City of God, The Constant Gardener, Blindness).

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