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Nova Bhattacharya

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Nova Bhattacharya is a Toronto based independent dancer and choreographer.  Her dance works breathe rich life into the spectrum between classical Bharatanatyam and contemporary dance. She began her career as a dancer with the Menaka Thakkar Dance Company and then embarked her career as an independent artist appearing in the works of a number of companies including Fujiwara Dance Inventions, Kaeja d’Dance and Peggy Baker Dance Projects. Bhattacharya’s choreography has been commissioned by DanceWorks, Blue Ceiling Dance, Canada Dance Festival, Cahoots Theatre, Dusk Dances, Toronto Dance Theatre, Theatre Direct Canada and Dancemakers, and has been performed from coast to coast in Canada, Germany and Japan.  In 2012 she was awarded the Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award for outstanding artistic achievement in dance.  An active member of the Canadian arts scene she also works as a writer, consultant, and is currently Chair of the Toronto Arts Council Dance Committee. novadance.ca

Photo by Bob Gundu

Nova Bhattacharya's Work

Social Studies

By Nova Bhattacharya

Arts Council Funding: the decision making process, part 1

What the…?

By Nova Bhattacharya

Christopher House: integrating the personal

Social Studies

By Nova Bhattacharya

CanAsian Dance Festival: reclaiming the ghetto, building community

What the…?

By Nova Bhattacharya

Shared Visions: Defining our ecology through arts and science

Perspectives

By Nova Bhattacharya

A Walk through the Wardrobe: Costumes by Denis Joffre

Profile

By Nova Bhattacharya

Facts & Fiction…Cathy Levy in Profile

Canada – India

By Nova Bhattacharya

The Living Arts

Hummingbird Hoax?

By Nova Bhattacharya

What the…?

By Nova Bhattacharya

Livia Daza-Paris: Under Her Heart, Winchester Street Theatre, March 9-12, 2000

The Bigger Picture…

By Nova Bhattacharya

Together in life, and in jobs in the arts

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