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Sukanya Burman

Artistic Director & Choreographer

Sukanya Burman is a dancer and choreographer born and raised in Kolkata, India.  

She began her formal dance training in Bharatanatyam at the age of 3 and trained in Kathak, modern, contemporary dance and ballet. Sukanya holds a Diploma in Contemporary Dance and Movements Arts. She toured nationally and internationally as a repertoire member of Rhythmosaic Dance Company, later moving to NYC to pursue an Independent Training Program at the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance.  

Since then she has taught classes and performed extensively both in the US and in India. She recently founded Sukanya Burman Dance Company in Jamestown, NY. Sukanya was a resident artist in the Curriculum in Motion Institute at the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival and is a current NYSCA grant recipient for 2023.Sukanya is interested in exploring socio-cultural discourse with an emphasis on bridging the gap between Western modern and Indian classical dance.    She also hopes to raise awareness, accessibility and provide opportunities in dance through arts education. 

Sukanya Burman
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