Sanjukta Banerjee is an accomplished Indian Classical dancer and educator specializing in Bharatanatyam and Mohiniyattam. An empanelled dancer with Indian Television, Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre and Sangeet Natak Academy, she has extensively toured all over India, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Europe, the United States and North America. Sanjukta has gained wide acclaim for her performances of "Durga" for Doordarshan on the occasion of MAHALAYA for National Network Indian Television for ten consecutive years from 1994 to 2014. As artistic Director of Saugandhikam Dance Academy, she conducts dance classes in Toronto and Mississauga. She is currently pursuing her doctoral studies at the Dance department of York University, Toronto with research interests in gendered bodies and re-enactment of movements in traditional repertoires.
Keywords: Gendered bodies and re-enactment of movements in traditional repertoires