AMINA KHAYYAM/ Artistic Director

Born in Sylhet, Bangladesh, Amina trained in Kathak in the UK, initially with Alpana Sengupta, and later from Sushmita Ghosh, under whose guidance she made her professional debut in 2001 at the Purcell Room, Southbank Centre. Her performance ranges from classical Kathak to multi-media performances such as the principle performer in Akademi/Southbank’s outdoor spectacle Escapade, and in International Arts’ and Forum for Laboratory Theatre of Manipur’s production of Macbeth-Stage of Blood on the River Thames. She has toured extensively both nationally and internationally with several companies including Sonia Sabri, and has worked with reputable dance choreographers such as Nahid Siddiqui, Kumudini Lakhia, Darshan Singh Bhuller, Filip Van Huffel, Jonathan Lunn.