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Gaitrie Subryan is an Educator, Performer, Choreographer, Teaching Artist and Yoga Instructor. She founded Buffalo’s first Bollywood dance classes, Devi Bollywood Performing Arts in 2013. She is a company member for The Sa Dance Company, under the artistic vision of the world renowned choreographer Payal Kadakia. Gaitrie’s training with Indian dance consists of Kathak, Bharatanatyam, Garba, Bhangra, and Semi-Classical dance.

Gaitrie has received grants from Arts Services Initiative and NYSCA. In 2021 she received the Empire State Create Grant, Made in Buffalo Funding, Restart NY Regrant Funding, she is a Danceforce Recipient funded by Pick of the Crop, and is a SPARK award  recipient. 

Over the years Gaitrie has worked with artists in the Western New York area such as Naryan Padmanabha, Elaine Gardner, John Leher, and Robin Hibbert. 

Gaitrie’s work has evolved through her continuous dedication to learning Indian Classical dance which has given  her  a very unique style of choreography. She is currently studying Kathak dance through Leela Institute of Kathak and with renowned Kathak choreographer and teacher Jayeeta Dutt. 

Gaitrie’s passion for movement can also be seen in her practice of Yoga. She is certified Kids yoga instructor through Kidding Around Yoga and an adult Yoga instructor she received her RYT 200 certification through East Meets West Yoga studios in 2016. 

Gaitrie’s mission to continue to offer a platform for individuals from all backgrounds to experience Indian dance and culture

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