Dancers, Choreographers and Directors
Trikayaa Dance Company is a Delhi-based dance group run by Rakesh Sai Babu, a Mayurbhanj Chhau dancer and Priya Srinivasan, a Bharatanatyam dancer.
Trikayaa includes a unique and artistic blend of two dance forms. It focuses on maintaining the purity of the individual art forms nonetheless attempting to innovate with configuration and design within the productions. Their performances include pure Mayurbhanj Chhau and Bharatanatyam pieces. The challenge for Trikayaa is to endeavour an aesthetic collaboration within the framework of the two distinct forms. The group includes well-trained dancers from both Mayurbhanj Chhau and Bharatanatyam forms.
Rakesh Sai Babu and Priya Srinivasan are both Delhi based dancers.
Rakesh Sai Babu.
Rakesh Sai Babu is a Mayurbhanj Chhau dancer based in New Delhi. Rakesh is a recipient of the prestigious Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar in the field of chhau given by Sangeet Natak Academy .
Born to a royal ancestry of renowned Mayurbhanj Chhau performers, He got the privilege to learn the art from his father, a renowned Sangeet Natak awardee, Guru Janmejoy Sai Babu. He's been carrying forward the legacy of this traditional dance form through the years.
Rakesh Sai Babu has performed extensively in various dance festivals and shows all over India and abroad as well and has conducted workshops in chhau all over the world.
He has been teaching at Amity international school Vasundhara for more than a decade now. He is an empaneled artist with ICCR.
He teaches chhau at his own dance Institute in Vasant Kunj.
He is founder director of Trikaya dance group.
Priya Srinivasan is an Indian classical dancer. She pursued dance at Kalakshetra, the College of Fine Arts in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and completed her post-graduation here. Priya has performed extensively in India and abroad and has conducted several workshops.
Presently Priya is involved in teaching classical dance at Vasant Kunj in New Delhi. She has her own dance group called Trikayaa dance company. She is an empanelled artist of ICCR and has been a recipient of the Ministry of Culture scholarship.
UPCOMING SHOWS AND EVENTS
Trikayaa Presentation, 24th-25th October 2020
Trikayaa Dance Company presents ‘ANANDAM’ - Online Dance Festival incorporating diverse forms of dance by artists across the globe.
Curated and organized by Rakesh Sai Babu and Priya Srinivasan.