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SELECTED LETTERS > GANDHI -SAROJINI NAIDU CORRESPONDENCEMrinalini Sarabhai

 

Mrinalini Sarabhai

In classical Indian dance, Mrinalini Sarabhai is internationally recognized as a dancer and choreographer whose reputation for innovation is unmatched. She began her training at an early age in forms of Bharatnatyam. She was trained in Java and the United States, studying acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Mrinalini Sarabhai founded Darpana, an academy of dance, drama, music and puppetry, in Ahmedabad, India, in 1948. She has traveled extensively with her troupe, and has received many distinguished awards and citations in recognitions of her artistic eminence. Smt. Sarabhai is a director as well as an author of scholarly books, novels and children's books. Her extraordinary vision to encompass new ideas into traditional forms has been her great contribution to the Dance World.