Sohini Roy Chowdhury

Sohini Roy Chowdhury

Founder, Sohinimoksha World Dance


Sohini Roychowdhury, Indian dancer, choreographer, visionary, philosopher and professor of Natyashastra, is the founder of Sohinimoksha World Dance & Communications and Sohinimoksha Artes de La India in Madrid, Kolkata and Berlin. Sohini and her multinational Sohinimoksha troupe´s world-view, and mission, is Connecting Civilizations, and enriching lives, through art, music and dance.

Notable performances, talks, lectures and projects

• Premiere of the multi-Oscar winning “Slumdog Millionaire” at the special request of director Danny Boyle
• IIFA Awards 2016 Madrid – opening act at the IIFA 2016 Launch Press Conference presided by the Mayor of Madrid and IIFA Brand Ambassadors Hrithik Roshan, Anil Kapoor and Sonakshi Sinha
• The Times of India Festival in India
• Noche En Blanco – Spain’s biggest cultural festival
• Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, Kochi, for the President of India
• El Cabalgate de Reyes,Madrid – leading Europe´s largest street parade with 30 performers in front of a live audience of 50,000 and Live TV audience of millions
• Performance for Queen Sofia of Spain
• Off-Broadway performances in New York
• Performance and motivational talk at INK Talks, Kolkata, 2017
• Opening Ceremony of Maharashtra State Police Games, Aurangabad – 2017
• Performance at the 2017 and 2018 Kala Ghoda Festival, Mumbai
• Performance at GRAM Kota 2017 for Chief Minister of Rajasthan Vasundhara Raje Scindia
• Performance at Bloomsbury Festival 2017, London
• Performances at School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS), London and Cambridge University, 2017
• Performance at GRAM Udaipur 2017 for Chief Minister of Rajasthan Vasundhara Raje Scindia
• Sohinimoksha performance at Loreto House Kolkata to celebrate the global “ 1 Billion Rising” movement to empower battered women – Valentine’s Day, 2019
• International Advertising Association World Congress 2019 at Grand Hyatt Kochi (Kerala) – Sohinimoksha performance at the Opening Ceremony – February 2019
• World Women’s Day Conference at World Trade Centre, Mumbai – Sohinimoksha performance – March 2019
• Visiting Professor of Dance at the Los Andes University in Bogota(Colombia), the Jawaharlal Nehru Cultural Center of ICCR (Moscow, Russia), Salamanca University, UIMP Santander (Spain), Casa Asia (Madrid), Visiting Professor of Indian Dance for Ph.D. Students at Complutense University (Madrid), Tirol Cultural Council (Austria), Southampton County Council (UK)
• Conceptualising and leading the project “Becoming” – spreading art, music, culture, mythology through dance and storytelling to marginalised and distressed children across the world (children of sex-workers in Kolkata, deaf and dumb girls in Jaipur, children of jail inmates in Mumbai, refugee children in Austria and Italy)

Awards and Accolades

• Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Samman by the House of Lords, British Parliament, London
• Priyadarshini Award, New Delhi -for Outstanding Achievement in Arts
• European Brand Ambassador for India Tourism´s Incredible !ndia campaign


• “A revolutionary” in the world of dance and communication – Hindustan Times
• “Remaking history in the footsteps of Uday Shankar” – Tim