Noopur Singha grew up learning classical Manipuri and Indian folk dances from her parents, Nabaghana Shyam Singha and Christel Stevens. She graduated from the Washington School of Ballet in 2001 and obtained her BFA from the Conservatory of Dance at Purchase College in 2005 when she was awarded a Dharmasiswa RI scholarship to begin her study of Balinese dance. In New York, she danced with artists such as Anna Sperber, Sidra Bell, Faye Driscoll, Charlotte Gibbons, Steeledance (Teri and Oliver Steele), and Nelly van Bommel. She has worked with Gamelan Dharma Swara, Gamelan Yowana Sari, Gamelan Gita Asmara, Lotus Music and Dance, Indian Dance Educators Association, Surati Inc, Santi Budaya LLC, CityDance at Strathmore, Connecticut Ballet World of Dance, Adventure Theater MTC, Mary Apick, Shizumi Manale with Cantate Chamber Choir, and Jayamangala. Her work has been presented by the Ear to the Ground Commissioning Series at Mulberry Street Theater with funds from the Jerome Foundation, the Maryland Choreographers Showcase, Dixon Place, Movement Research, World Dance Alliance, and Catch among others. She is a two time recipient of the Maryland State Arts Council's Individual Artist Award for solo dance performance.[presentecho.wordpress.com]

 

 

 
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