Shobana Jeyasingh

Born in Madras, now living in London, Shobana Jeyasingh has directed the feted Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company since 1988. Establishing herself as one of the leading exponents of contemporary Indian Dance, Jeyasingh has uncompromisingly broken every rule in dance composition generating powerful, enigmatic work that continues to confound expectations. She holds an honorary MA from Surrey University and an honorary doctorate from De Montfort University, Leicester. She is also a Research Associate at ResCen - Centre for Research into Creation in the Performing arts at Middlesex University.